Osaka Prefecture University

The 81st in the world Universities at SDG2 (Zero Hunger) category of THE Impact Ranking 2022!

LastUpDate: May 10, 2022

SDGsicon2_enOn April 28, 2022, Osaka Prefecture University was ranked 81st in the world in the “SDG2 (Zero Hunger)” (Keyword) category of the “THE Impact Ranking 2022” by the British higher education magazine “Times Higher Education (THE)”. THE Impact Ranking 2022 visualizes the contribution of universities through the framework of the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals).

Our longstanding activities, including research and education initiatives at the Plant Factory Research Center and the operation of on-campus vehicles powered by biogas from leftover food from the cafeteria, were highly evaluated.

The University also gained good scores in four of the 17 goals: SDG 6 (Clean water and sanitization), SDG 9 (Industrial, innovation and infrastructure), SDG 13 (Climate action), and SDG 14 (Life below water) (Keyword) and reached 301-400th position among 1,524 universities from 110 nations and regions, including 84 Japanese universities in the overall. These activities will be carried on at Osaka Metropolitan University, which established in April 2022, to further develop and contribute to the realization of a sustainable society.



Sustainable Development Goals

SDG 1 – no poverty
SDG 2 – zero hunger
SDG 3 – good health and well-being
SDG 4 – quality education
SDG 5 – gender equality
SDG 6 – clean water and sanitation
SDG 7 – affordable and clean energy
SDG 8 – decent work and economic growth
SDG 9 – industry, innovation and infrastructure
SDG 10 – reduced inequalities
SDG 11 – sustainable cities and communities
SDG 12 – responsible consumption and production
SDG 13 – climate action
SDG 14 – life below water
SDG 15 – life on land
SDG 16 – peace, justice and strong institutions
SDG 17 – partnerships for the goals

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