he Hashemite University (HU) is named after the Jordanian Royal family — the Hashemites — and was established by a Royal Decree in June of 1991, and accepted its first students in 1995. Over the last 20 years, HU has expanded its academic and research profile to reach thirteen (15) faculties and one institute with more than 225 laboratory in different colleges, all equipped with the latest technological equipment. Even more impressive is the university's increase in the number of admitted students, which has exceeds 26,000 students enrolled in 53 undergraduate programs and 27 Master programs at the beginning of the academic year 2016/2017.

The Hashemite University's current administration, headed by Professor Kamal Eddin Bani-Hani, has adopted a comprehensive strategy for environmental management, which is directed towards a green campus and mitigate climate change.

The strategy is multi-faceted spectrum of practices, enabled and implemented throughout the campus. These practices were realized into the fabric of the campus, in all infrastructure projects and real estate expansion, along with all social and academic procedures. The university believes that the model it has set forth has high replicability, due to its economic feasibility and mitigation of environmental affects and effects.

The university's environmental sustainability strategy is currently the leader in Jordan public- and private-sectors' institutions (especially in photovoltaics), and is one of the leaders in the region, with many of its expertise being transferred to several projects in Jordan and in the region.

This strategy can be summarized as the following spectrum of practices:

 

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