EPFL_Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

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EPFL_Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

“33% of EPFL’s carbon footprint is attributed to business travel.”

University-wide voluntary initiative:

  • EPFL wants their scientists and professionals to favor video conferencing and train instead of plane
  • The university’s School of Life Sciences has created voluntary guidelines, “Travel Less Without Loss”
  • They have created a set of guidelines for videoconferencing
  • They have created a tool, “Route Rank” for determining the carbon cost of travel