It’s called carpooling and is to share the same car to pollute less and cut costs. Thanks to this initiative, which could also be made ​​available for the same vehicle there are students and professors, the Ca ‘Scarify University of Venice – already known for its initiatives green – will be even more sustainable. “encounter less on the environment, we decrease the cost and power consumption and work better,” said the rector Carlo Carrol, during the annual sustainability report for the year 2012/2013.

For students and teachers of the Ca ‘Scarify get into the car and get along with the same destination will be quite simple. Just log on to the website of the university portal Bring Me Carpool & Hitchhiking , and enter their tenders or requests to ride. Will be three possible destinations: Trevino, master and Venice Piazza Roma, or the three cities where the headquarters of the University of Venice. The carpooling is a good alternative, rich in benefits for themselves and Mother Nature, if it is not possible to use public transport or car all its own.


The Ca ‘Scarify is very attentive to the issue of the environment and is confirmed by the numbers: 54 percent of its objectives of performance relate to the environmental, social and economic, and even 44 percent of the funding for research projects are dedicated its sustainability. For the rector Carrol, it is “an increasingly broad sustainability that involves faculty, students, graduate students and administrative staff and is developed in many areas, from teaching to research services to the cultural productions.”

The carpooling is just the latest in sustainable initiatives by the university Venetian: “This was a year of important results – said the rector – culminating in the LEED certification, which rewarded Ca ‘Scarify as the building’ green ‘more oldest in the world. We are also the first in the ranking of Italian universities Green metric. ” Finally, the Carbon Footprint Calculator, a system that detects the level of sustainability of lifestyles, shows that the average annual per capita footprint of university students lagoon has dropped to 5,407 kg of CO2 equivalent, recording a -42 percent .