King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT) demonstrates a strong commitment to Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 13, which focuses on taking urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts, through its ambitious goal of achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2040, as part of its “KMUTT Carbon Neutrality 2040” initiative.

This initiative reflects KMUTT’s dedication to environmental sustainability and its proactive approach to addressing the global challenge of climate change. To achieve this goal, KMUTT is implementing a comprehensive strategy that encompasses a wide range of activities and policies aimed at reducing its carbon footprint. This includes investing in renewable energy sources, enhancing energy efficiency across campus buildings, promoting sustainable transportation, and implementing effective waste management practices.

In addition to these operational changes, KMUTT integrates climate action and sustainability into its educational programs and research initiatives. The curriculum across various disciplines includes topics related to climate change, renewable energy, and sustainability, ensuring that students understand the importance of these issues and are prepared to contribute to a more sustainable future. KMUTT’s research also plays a crucial role, with projects focused on developing innovative solutions for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to climate change.

KMUTT’s commitment to achieving carbon neutrality by 2040 is a clear demonstration of its leadership in environmental sustainability. By setting this ambitious target, KMUTT not only significantly contributes to global efforts to mitigate climate change but also serves as an inspiration and model for other institutions and communities to follow. Through its comprehensive approach combining campus initiatives, education, and research, KMUTT is at the forefront of the fight against climate change, aligning with the objectives of SDG 13.

13.2 CARBON ENERGY USE

1. of low-carbon energy used

13.3 ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION MEASURES

1. Related information on our university providing local education programmer or campaigns on climate change risks, impacts, mitigation, adaptation, impact reduction and early warning.

2. Related information on our university having a university Climate Action plan, shared with local government and/or local community group.

3. Related information on our university on participating in co-operative planning for climate change disasters, working with government.

4. Related information on our university on informing and supporting local or regional government in local climate change disaster/risk early warning and monitoring.

5. Related information on our university on collaboration with NGOs on climate adaptation.

13.4 COMMITMENT TO CARBON NEUTRAL UNIVERSITY

1. Related information on our university have a target date by which it will become carbon neutral according to the Greenhouse Gas Protocols