UZH Sustainability Commission

The UZH Sustainability Commission supports the Sustainability Delegate of the UZH in fulfilling their task, namely to raise awareness for and foster a sustainable use of resources at UZH in teaching, research and operations.

Tasks

  • Communicating expectations of represented faculties, associations and the Central Services ("Zentrale Dienste") regarding the work of the Sustainability Delegate,
  • Communicating proposals from the represented faculties, associations and the Central Services for additional sustainability-related activities to the Sustainability Delegate,
  • Informing the represented faculties, associations and the Central Services about sustainability-related activities of the Sustainability Delegate, other faculties, associations or the Central Services,
  • Formulating recommendations for the further integration of sustainability in teaching, research and operations of UZH as well as fostering sustainability in the region,
  • Supporting the Sustainability Delegate in advising organisational units of UZH on sustainability-related issues,
  • Reporting to the UZH Executive Board about the work of the commission and informing the UZH Extended Executive Board on realised projects. 

Members

Chair Prof. Dr. Lorenz M. Hilty
Representatives of the Faculties
Representative of the Faculty of Theology Prof. Dr. Thomas Krüger
Representative of the Faculty of Law

Prof. Dr. Yesim Atamer

Prof. Dr. Johannes Reich

Representatives of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Informatics

Prof. Dr. Marc Chesney

Prof. Dr. Andreas Scherer

Representative of the Faculty of Medicine Prof. Dr. med. Holger Dressel
Representative of the Vetsuisse Faculty

Prof. Dr. Carla Rohrer Bley

Prof. Dr. Paul R. Torgerson

Representative of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Prof. Dr. Kai Niebert
Representative of the Faculty of Science

Prof. Dr. Anna-Liisa Laine

Prof. Dr. David Tilley

Representatives of the Associations (Stände)
Representatives of Students

Marvin Aelen

Ina Schelling

Representatives of Junior Researchers

Tessa Consoli

Nikita Sidorenko

Representatives of Senior Researchers and Teaching Staff

Dr. Monika Gisler

PD Dr. Irmi Seidl

Representatives of Administrative and Technical Staff

Dr. Magdalena Seebauer

Monika Zemp

Representatives of the Central Services
Representatives of the Central Services

Dr. Thomas Hidber

Raphael Muths

Dr. Thomas Trüb

The current term of office ends on 31 July 2024.