Mahidol University has driven the eco-university policy for sustainable development on campus and in the surrounding community by creating a balance of economic, social and environmental dimensions which will lead to efficient use of resources, social equality and improved quality of life of staff, students and the surrounding community.
The university aims to reduce greenhouse gases by at least 25% within the year 2020 in comparison with base year 2016. This plan complies with Thailand policies in accordance with its ratification of Paris Agreement in reducing greenhouse gases by no less than 20-25%. To achieve this goal, the university has adopted three strategies including
1) Promotion of an increase in resource efficiency;
2) Promotion of low carbon technology and innovation to reduce greenhouse gases; and
3) Promotion of community engagement.