Université du Luxembourg’s motivations to participate in IMS Luxembourg’s activities:
The University of Luxembourg has recently adopted a strategic framework for the next two decades, making sustainable and societal development one of its strategic research axes. It also aims to strengthen dialogue and interaction with society and thus contribute to a more sustainable Luxembourg. The University wishes to commit itself as an institution to sustainable development, obviously including its operational and functional aspects. To this end, it intends to mobilise the entire university community, from academic staff to students and administrative and technical staff. Joining IMS is an opportunity for the University to enter into a dialogue with its members and benefit from their dynamism and experience. It is also an opportunity to connect the University, its community and its activities in order to develop partnerships and joint actions in favour of sustainable development.
Université du Luxembourg’s CSR policy:
The University is currently evaluating its social, societal and environmental practices in order to set its ambitions and contributions and prepare a multi-year action plan. It is also seeking to better coordinate its CSR practices in order to give them an institutional dimension, improve their readability and facilitate the involvement of the university community and interaction between academics and students. The main objectives of the University's CSR policy are to
- Contribute to national and European objectives in terms of sustainable development
- Increase its operational efficiency
- Engage the university community and strengthen the University's territorial anchorage
- Strengthen its sustainable activities and operations within the framework of a responsible campus.
Université du Luxembourg’s CSR actions and frameworks:
The University is currently working to establish a diagnosis of its CSR practices and their relevance by comparing them with the expectations of its stakeholders and the actions of committed higher education and research institutions. These, which are still emerging, should focus on sustainable mobility, waste reduction, responsible purchasing policies, rational management of energy, greenhouse gases and natural resources, fair, green and open campuses and the involvement of university communities.