In 2022, the University of Andorra started up the internal competition: What can we do at the UdA for the climate, to reward the best actions applicable to the institution that contribute to the fight against climate change and that allows to adapt to its effects. The initiative aims to contribute to theachievement of Sustainable Development Goal 13 which focuses on urgently combat climate change and its effects, considering that it is the most environmental challenge that humanity must face in the 21st century.
The competition is intended for students of official studies as well as permanent, temporary and collaborative staff and the UdA Alumni and UdA Activa collectives, who will compete in two separate calls. The proposals can be of educative or of awareness nature, focused on energy efficiency, on the reduction of emissions or on waste management, or on sustainable mobility and food, among others.
Following the first edition of the competition, which took place during the second semester of the 2021-2022 academic year, the UdA has drawn up a compilation of energy-saving measures and other advice aimed at the university community. Reusable water bottles have been distributed amongst formal education students and permanent and temporary staff.