To ENSULIB’s great delight, more than 50 submissions were received from around the world, from Asia, Africa, Europe and America for Green Library Award 2020.
The award will be presented at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Dublin, Ireland, on 18 August 2020, in ENSULIB’s IFLA Green Library Award Session at 11:45, Liffey Hall 1 Theatre, and in IFLA’s Special Presentation of Awards Session at 12:45, Expo Pavillon.
Winner of the 5th IFLA Green Library Award 2020 –
Thailand, Rangsit University Library – “Rangsit University Library and Sustainable Environment Management Report”
Rangsit University Library is a private institution, yet it is accessible to locals and reaches out to local schools and a prison as well as teachers and students. In terms of educating the community, this library holds activities to enhance a leadership role for environmental sustainable management. They have committed themselves to sustainability goals as a managerial framework, and this shows in their professional, systematic and well-documented approach. Sustainability permeates nearly all of their infrastructure, operations and educational goals in an exceptional way. The library monitors its energy, paper and water usage as well as other activities, thus making it possible to evaluate how well the goals are being met. [more]
The press release is here.