Responding to being selected as one of the finalists of Green Gown Awards 2019, Hokkaido University attended the Winners’ announcement which took place at the Institute of International Education (IIE) in New York on 10th July 2019. Though Hokkaido University was not able to receive the award this year, at the annual conference of HESI (Higher Education Sustainability Initiative) which Hokkaido University had joined, ASCN (Asian Sustainable Campus Network) and ASSC (Assessment System for Sustainable Campus) were introduced as new development n the field of “Sustainable Campus” in Asia.
（from left）Mr. Sam Barratt, Chief of Education and Youth, UN Environment
Mr. Satya Tripathi, Assistant Secretary General, Head of UN Environment’s New York Office
Dr. Maki IKEGAMI, Specially Appointed Associate Professor, Hokkaido University
Prof. Pornchai Mongkhonvanit, President of Siam University