As a leading research and educational institution, HPI is fully committed to the realization of SDGs and, in this sense, focuses its research and teaching activities on sustainable IT. HPI stands for first-class educational opportunities on campus and on the Internet, sustainable and energy-efficient use of all IT systems, research contributions to the development of climate-friendly digital solutions, and AI applications for all areas of social and economic life. This is particulary reflected in the field of health, sustainable on-campus mobility, and the promotion of gender equality. With its focus on excellence in digital engineering research and the design thinking approach, HPI promotes the sustainable design of digital transformation. HPI is committed to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals established worldwide through its collaborations, research projects and field offices.
The "clean-IT" initiative bundles projects with international partners from business, politics, and international organizations that promote "sustainability by design" and algorithmic efficiency in IT system development, thus helping to reduce the carbon footprint of digitization