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Further Links

Links to initiatives, readings and tools outside UZH

The list makes no claim to completeness. The selection is made by the GIUZ Sustainability Task Force. Suggestions are welcome by e-mail to

Further initiatives at UZH and other universities

UZH Sustainability

The University of Zurich is committed to systematically expanding its contribution to local and global sustainability. 

MNF Sustainability


Irchel Nature Trail

Have you ever wondered which animals live in Irchel Park? Or what research is happening on campus? Now you can find the answers to these and many other questions on 20 knowledge stations along the walking paths of Irchel Park.

Strebergärtli - Irchel Garden Project

Ein Gemeinschaftsprojekt von Studierenden der MNF und ermöglicht, einen Gemüsegarten auf dem Irchel Campus im Kollektiv zu bewirtschaften.

ETH Sustainability

Since 2008, ETH Zurich has a living commitment to sustainable development in its four core areas of activity – Research, Teaching, Campus, and Dialog with Society.

Food in and around Zürich

Ernährungsforum Zürich

Lebensmittel-Produzent*innen, Gastronom*innen, Food Waste-Organisationen, etc, filterbar nach Kategorie ihres Wirkungsbereichs



Das interaktive Vergleichstool zur Umweltbilanz zweier Verkehrsmittel im lokalen, nationalen oder internationalen Kontext.


An open-source, comprehensive and transparent life cycle assessment tool for passenger cars, established by the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI)

Research culture

Better Science Initiative

Contribution to a rethinking of the current paradigm of quantifiable scientific and scholarly work. Ten calls to action concerning research, teaching, and administration draw attention to these issues.

A meeting framework for inclusive and sustainable science

The ABCD conference format stands for All continents, Balanced gender, low Carbon transport and Diverse backgrounds.
Published in Nature Ecology & Evolution (2020)

How to run a sustainability science research group sustainably?

Ten principles to foster the sustainability of a research group working in sustainability science, based on experiences and experiments as research group leaders.
Published in Sustainability Science (2021)

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