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Environmental Sustainability

UM as a premier and world leading research university in Malaysia have also actively participating in the international sustainability platform famously known as Universitas Indonesia GreenMetric World University Ranking (UIGM). UI GreenMetric is an annual world university ranking system focusing on the current condition and policies related to green campus and sustainability in universities all over the world.

 The purpose of these campus sustainability initiatives checklist are to support University of Malaya's staff and students to achieve the Core Areas of UM Eco-Campus Blueprint. 

Environmental sustainability is the rates of renewable resource harvest, pollution creation, and non-renewable resource depletion that can be continued indefinitely. If they cannot be continued indefinitely then they are not sustainable. The environmental sustainability is also the ability to maintain things or qualities that are valued in the physical environment which includes the natural and biological environments. This is the easiest and most key approach to express the idea. However, individuals utilizing the term environmental sustainability can determine or expound the term further to add additional significance or to apply the idea to more specialized contexts. 

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