• Submitted by: Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI)
  • Primary SD area: Education
  • Keywords: education
  • Location: Palaiseau, France
  • Date of completion: 1 Jan 2000
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Deliverables & Resources
Higher Education Sustainability Initiative - Ecole Polytechnique

Organization(s) making commitment

Ecole Polytechnique

Achievement of Commitment

- Participation in “Plan Vert”:
- The Ile-de-France Photovoltaic Institute (IPVF)
- The ParisTech “Science and Technology for Renewable Energy” M2 master’s program, directed by École Polytechnique and launched at the start of the 2011 school year, as well as the “Advanced Photovoltaic Concepts” Chair signed between TOTAL and École Polytechnique in January of 2012
- A new master’s program, “Science for Environmental Challenges”, will be established at the beginning of the 2012 school year.

How this will be achieved

The master’s program is supervised by the following education and research chairs:
• The Chair for Sustainable Development – EDF
• The Chair for Mathematical Modeling and Biodiversity – VEOLIA, MNHN
• The Chair for Business Economics - Dupont de Nemours, GDF-Suez, Lafarge, Unilever

Deliverable Date
A new master’s program, “Science for Environmental Challenges” 2015
The ParisTech “Science and Technology for Renewable Energy” M2 master’s program 2015
Ile-de-France Photovoltaic Institute (IPVF) 2015 2015

Resources devoted to delivery
Type Details
Staff / Technical expertise Expertise of student and staff dedicated to sustainable practices
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