Daffodil International University has achieved the top position in Bangladesh and 159th position in the world in ‘UI GreenMetric World University Rankings 2018’ and added another milestone to its continuous global recognition initiative. Wageningen University & Research, Netherlandshas been ranked first in 2018 ranking list. This ranking is available at the official website of Universitas Indonesia (http://greenmetric.ui.ac.id/overall-ranking-2018/). All participating universities are ranked based on six indicators – Setting and Infrastructure (15%), Energy and Climate Change (21%), Waste (18%), Water (10%), Transportation (18%), and Education (18%).
The UI GreenMetric World University Ranking is an initiative of Universitas Indonesia which was launched in 2010 for the first time. The aim of this ranking is to provide the current condition and policies related to Green Campus and Sustainability combating global climate change, energy and water conservation, waste recycling, and green transportation in the Universities all over the world. UI GreenMetric is the only university rankings in the world that measures each participating university’s commitment in developing a ‘safe environment friendly’ infrastructure and focuses on the current condition and policies related to green campus and sustainability in universities all over the world. http://greenmetric.ui.ac.id/detailranking2018/?univ=daffodilvarsity.edu.bd
Daffodil International University (DIU) has achieved prestigious position for the first time in Bangladesh in Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings-2019, released on 03 April, 2019. This result is based on the contributions towards several Sustainable Development Goals set by the United Nations. DIU is the only University from Bangladesh to get ranked within top 300 universities in this year’s global ranking. Daffodil International University is the only university in Bangladesh which is simultaneously ranked by the three most- world widely recognized university rankings like: Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings, QS Rankings (Asia) and UI GreenMetric Rankings.
It is worth mentioning that Times Higher Education (THE) is a world university ranking authority, widely recognized internationally and considered to be a leading provider of higher education data. THE University Impact Rankings is a pioneering initiative to recognize universities across the world for their social and economic impact, based on the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). DIU’s inclusion in these rankings is itself a great achievement and it marks DIU as a global pioneer – demonstrating its commitment not just to supporting the SDGs through its teaching, research and knowledge transfer, but also to embodying the goals in DIU’s internal practices, policies and procedures and providing verifiable evidence of its activities.