Asia University Wins "Sustainable University Excellence Award" and "Sustainable Report Silver Award"
in its First Participation, Demonstrating Overall Achievements in Promoting Sustainability
Asia University participated for the first time in the prestigious sustainability event "2023 TCSA Taiwan Corporate Sustainability Awards" hosted by Taiwan Foundation for Sustainable Energy. Asia University won both the "Sustainable University Excellence Award" and "Sustainable Report Silver Award", demonstrating its overall achievements in promoting sustainability and commitment towards well-being for all as recognized.
President of Asia University, Dr. Chin-Fatt Tsai, said Asia University has been continuously paying attention to environmental issues since its founding 23 years ago. Sustainable development goals of the United Nations and zero net emissions have been included as major goals of the university to protect the living environment together. Asia University regards sustainability as part of university social responsibility. Asia University has been listed in Times Higher Education’s Impact Rankings for 5 consecutive years, with outstanding performance in metrics like "Zero Hunger", "Quality Education", "Sustainable Cities and Communities". It also continues to support projects like internet addiction prevention, dementia care for the elderly, preservation of local culture, agricultural education, and AI technology introduction and education promotion.
President Tsai pointed out that following the spirit and actions of the "Energy Policy", "United Nations 2050 Net Zero Carbon Emissions Declaration", and joining "Taiwan Talent Sustainable Alliance" signed in 2021, Asia University signed the "University Sustainable Development Initiative" and "Sustainable Development Cooperation Memorandum of Understanding" with Taiwan Foundation for Sustainable Energy in 2022. It proactively incorporates SDGs into teaching, research and university governance. Through the Internet of Things platform (AUtalk) it developed to collect complete data to build a smart campus, sustainability has become a way of life, and also gained recognition with the "2022 ESG Sustainable Innovation Award”.
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"2023 Sustainable Development Learning Week" of CU Link University Kicks Off
With the theme of "Climate Change X Health X Youth Action", it is hoped that students will put what they have learned into practice in life
The "CU Link University", comprising Asia University and China Medical University system schools, kicked off its "2023 Sustainable Development Learning Week" at China Medical University on the 13th. With the theme of "Climate Change X Health X Youth Action" this year, through sharing a series of related social responsibility projects, research, films, advocacy actions, social responsibility achievements, and exchange on sustainable development issues, it is hoped that students can combine climate change, health and their own studies, and put them into practice in life.
Asia University Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer Dr. Tsung Neng Wu said sustainable development is the most important issue for humanity at present. As members of higher education institutions, the "CU Link University" should fulfill our social responsibilities. It is gratifying that this year, Asia University has stood out in the evaluation held by the Taiwan Foundation for Sustainable Energy and won the "Excellence School Award" in the category of comprehensive sustainability performance. In the evaluation of sustainability reports, we also won the silver medal honors. In the future, the two schools will continue to cooperate to expand the social impact of the “CU Link University”.
Asia University report: https://reurl.cc/1GA2zV