Implementation of SDGs 15 at FTUI

15.2 Supporting land ecosystems through education

15.2.1 Events about sustainable use of land

Support or organise events aimed to promote conservation and sustainable utilisation of the land, including forests and wild land

To support the land ecosystem through education and research, FTUI promotes sustainable land use, conservation, and utilization, including forests and wildland. These efforts include: From 2845 subjects offered across all study programs, 111 subjects were focused on environmental sustainability; the ratio is 4-8% Research funds dedicated to the sustainability environment were at 1-7% ratio in comparison to the whole research fund by the university. There are 11-25 publications concerning environmental sustainability within three years. Dedicated events concerning environmental sustainability were more than 11 events in the last 11 years. Four student in-campus organizations are dedicated to environmental sustainability.

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15.2.3 Maintain and extend current ecosystems’ biodiversity

Work directly to maintain and extend existing ecosystems and their biodiversity, of both plants and animals, especially ecosystems under threat

FTUI Work directly to maintain and extend existing ecosystems and their biodiversity through several efforts recorded:

      1. Planting trees and plants in all green land zone across the campus also includes green areas inside the building.
      2. Planting zodiac plant as the natural mosquito repellent (38 plants across the campus)
      3. Planting 19 different herbal plants that can be used as natural drug sources, this herbal plants spread across the green land zone on campus
      4. Reusing plastic bottles as hydroponic plant medium
      5. Reducing vehicle parking area to be used as the green land zone in campus

Evidence :

15.2.4 Educational programmes on ecosystems

Offer educational programmes on ecosystems (looking at wild flora and fauna) for local or national communities?


FTUI provides educational programs on the ecosystem for its local communities (enrolled students). From 2845 subjects offered across all study programs in FTUI, 111subjects were focused on environmental sustainability; the ratio is 4-8%

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15.3 Supporting land ecosystems through action

15.3.1 Sustainable use, conservation and restoration of land (policy)

Have a policy to ensure the conservation, restoration and sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems associated with the university, in particular forests, mountains and drylands

FTUI implemented policies to ensure the conservation, restoration, and sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems associated with the university, some of them are:

    1. Increasing land usage for green zone and decreasing vehicle parking zone
    2. Socialization of campus park for education and aesthetic purpose
    3. Organizing plants according to their economic use: vegetables, herbal plants, fruits
    4. Development of hydroponic and verticulture plants

Evidence :

15.4 Land sensitive waste disposal


15.4.1 Water discharge guidelines and standards

Have water quality standards and guidelines for water discharges (to uphold water quality in order to protect ecosystems, wildlife, and human health and welfare)

The FTUI implemented policies to adjust water discharge guidelines and standards to ensure the water quality to preserve local ecosystems, wildlife, and human health and welfare:

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15.4.2 Policy on plastic waste reduction

Have a policy on reducing plastic waste on campus

FTUI delivers policies to reduce plastic waste on campus: 1. Our Cleaning Service employees have actively separated plastic and paper waste since 2018.2. The FKUI has had a solid policy for all of its staff to reduce plastic and paper waster since 2018 actively. It successfully reduced the monthly plastic/paper usage from 221 kg in January 2018 to 25 kg in September 2020. (more than 90% reduction).

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15.4.3 Policy on hazardous waste disposal

Have a policy on waste disposal covering hazardous materials

FTUI implemented policies on hazardous waste disposal, as follow:

FTUI already has a policy on waste and waste management on campus, namely the Decree of the FTUI Dean Number: 1606/D/SK/FTUI/XI/2013 concerning the Policy for Management of Waste and Waste Containing Hazardous and Toxic Materials (B3) in the FTUI Environment which is stipulated on November 18, 2013, with the following policies:

  1. The realization of the management of waste and waste containing hazardous and toxic materials (B3) in the FTUI environment.
  2. Encouraging the establishment of a hygienic, environmentally friendly and sustainable waste sanitation management system as well as the provision of infrastructure within the FTUI environment.