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Sustainable FCT NOVA

 

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NOVA School of Science and Technology has been developing several activities in the field of Sustainability, having come to the following path:

 

2020

  • Assignment of the Green Flag 2020 Award to FCT NOVA, granted by ABAE under the Eco-Schools Program in the academic year 2019-20, distinguishing the School and recognizing the work developed by Sustainable FCT NOVA in pursuing a + Sustainable Campus.
  • Celebration of World Environment Day, through an online lecture on “Sustainable Public Purchases” with Paula Trindade, alumna of FCT NOVA, and a debate under the theme "The Planet we want for the 21st century", with 5 promising young people and Portuguese society activists.
  • Setup of an online suggestion box (the form is in Portuguese, if you need any help, please refer to the page Contacts), as a way to involve the school community. This form is intended to receive proposals for ideas and/or initiatives that promote the Sustainability of the FCT NOVA campus.
  • Presentation of the Preliminary Sustainability Report of FCT NOVA, produced by finalist students of the Integrated Master in Environmental Engineering, under the guidance of members of the Sustainable FCT NOVA team.
  • Visit to the Sport Lisboa e Benfica Ecocenter to learn and exchange experiences on the methods used by the ECOBenfica team in order to improve the management of the waste produced at its facilities.

 

2019

 

2018

  • Participation in the 1st Sustainable Campus Meeting (ECS 2018) at the University of Coimbra, which led to the creation of the Sustainable Campus Network, a sustainability network of Portuguese University campuses.
  • Creation of the Vision for Sustainable FCT NOVA, co-created under the 1st Sustainable FCT NOVA Participatory Workshop.
  • 1st Sustainable FCT NOVA Participatory Workshop, conducted with the main stakeholders of the FCT NOVA campus, on November 21, 2018.
  • Beginning of the Sustainable FCT NOVA initiative, with the support of professors and researchers from the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, with the aim of outlining the school's Sustainability Strategy.

 

2017

  • Launching of the book FCTVIVA - Campus Biodiversity, as part of the FCT VIVA project, which presents a record of the biodiversity at FCT NOVA, identifying the most common plant and animal species on the campus (bilingual edition, in Portuguese and English).
  • Opening of the Environmental Engineering Grove, as part of the celebrations of the 40th anniversary of NOVA's Environmental Engineering.

 

2015

  • Starting of the Ponds with Life project, that led to the construction and waterproofing of a wildlife pond to host species and form an ecosystem on the FCT NOVA Campus.

 

2010

  • Integration of the Green Campus project in the organic structure of FCT NOVA, as a section of the Technical Support Division (DAT).

 

2000

  • First Environmental Survey of the Caparica Campus, as a basis for the development of an Environmental Management System, developed by the Green Campus project, designed to audit and plan the eco-management of the Caparica Campus.