HKUST Sustainability Annual Report 2021-2022

HKUST Sustainability 24 Environment Social and Governance Report 2021-22 Water Use is Environmentally Responsible and Socially Equitable HKUST is committed to reducing water consumption after setting the HKUST 2020 Sustainability Goal in 2014 and aiming to achieve the 2028 Sustainability Goals. Due to the water consumption increase in the previous years, HKUST has been actively conducted different feasible projects to implement various policies. For example, implementing a system that connects condensation water from PAU to the cooling tower for water reuse, installing shower water saver system in student halls that shows colour change based on the showered time for behavioral change, and operating landscape pilot water irrigation project to test water-saving measures, is anticipated to achieve water consumption reduction. Overview Materiality Contents ENVIRONMENT Social/People Governance/ Driver Sustainability Initiatives ESG Frameworks