Senior Advisor Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI)
During the Rio+20, five UN entities have decided to collaborate and have launched the HESI.
This consortium including UNESCO, UN-DESA, UNEP, Global Compact PRME and UNU came together and with the support of many international and national networks and students organizations, they bring more than one-third of all the voluntary commitments that came out of Rio +20.
The 300 presidents of university from around the world, who signed HESI, recognized their responsibility and engaged their institution to put SD in the research, pedagogy, the campus and also assess and report on their actions.
President Sustainability Literacy Test
The Sustainability Literacy Test is a tool to assess and verify the sustainability literacy. Initially used by university to assess their students the test will be available soon for any organization. As of May 2016, 405 universities are registered and 44,000 student have already taken the test.