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. 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. Paul R. Torgerson
Representative of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Prof. Dr. Kai Niebert
Representative of the Faculty of Science Prof. Dr. David Tilley
Representatives of the Associations (Stände)
Representative of private lecturers

PD Dr. Margot Mütsch

PD Dr. Irmi Seidl

Representatives of research assistants

Fynn Holm

Maja Alejandra Parreño

Representative of students

Dagmar Püntener

Janik Steiner

Representatives of administrative and technical staff
Representatives of administrative and technical staff

Laura Beccarrelli

Peter Plötz

Representatives of the Central Services
Representatives of the Central Services

Thomas Hidber

Dr. Thomas Trüb

The current term of office ends on 31 July 2020.