KMUTT is one of Science and Technology University in Thailand which builds our capability to be a role model on energy and environmental management in Thailand and integrates to all activities including teaching and research. KMUTT has been adopted the goal to be Green University since 2005 which focus on energy, environment ,safety and set up university's Energy Environment and Safety Office to take responsibility for the system development and implementation.
Sustainability is one of the major challenges of current and future generation of students & staff. KMUTT plan to educate our students and encourage them to learn outside classroom and transform its campuses to be an ideal environment for developing awareness and innovative solutions to relevant problems that will improve the world for current and future generations. According to Sustainable Development Goals 2030 (SDGs 2030), KMUTT committed to be Green University for SDGs 2030 since 2017 which comply national agenda. KMUTT has a responsibility to contribute the global and national sustainability agenda and to promote the development of sustainability leadership on our campus. The university has an additional responsibility to encourage our students to do their part to protect environment and natural systems.
King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT) can trace its origin to the Thonburi Technology Institute (TTI) which was established on February 4, 1960 and became King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Thonburi (KMITT) in 1974. On March 7, 1998, KMITT became King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT) which is the first among public universities in Thailand to receive full autonomy. KMUTT is located in Bangkok,Thailand and has a global network of students and faculty. In academic year 2015/2016, approximately18,000 students of all academic levels studied in KMUTT, only 5% of which were international students,95% remaining were domestic students came from all provinces within Thailand.KMUTT employs approximately 2,850 staff including international employees. All students and faculty staff are joined and contribute to the University's policy and mission.
In 2010, Associated Professor Dr.Sakarindr Bhumiratana the KMUTT President launched KMUTT Sustainable Development policy and committed to environmental leadership in all of university activities from operations, teaching and conducting research.Our commitments are to be a Green University providing a role model on energy, environment, safety management systems, promoting the application of all these activities within the university;to encourage our students and colleagues to become change agents for helping the community and society to achieve a better quality of life through the adoption of good energy, environment and safety management systems, and to strive for continual improvement and sustainability for all.
KMUTT set up university's Sustainability Office since 2010 which play a major role to exercise on Green university for sustainability concept and adopted KMUTT Sustainability Strategic plan 2010-2020 since December 2010 and revised for continual improvement on 2017 .This has been done to comprise of six key elements including Green Infrastructure, Energy and Climate change, Waste, Water, Transportation and Education& Learning with goal and target. KMUTT committed to be Green University for SDGs 2030 since 2017 which comply the global and national sustainable agenda and to promote the development of sustainability leadership on our campus.