UTM has been ranked 86th in the UI-GreenMetric World University Ranking 2014, from a total of 301 participating Universities. This is an improvement in UTM’s 2013 ranking which was 98.

This is an indication of UTM’s excellence in promoting sustainability through green technology and effective energy management.

The Green Metric Ranking highlights universities that actively reduce their CO2 emissions and help to fight climate change. The ranking covers six main categories, each with its own weighting factor: setting and infrastructure (15%), energy and climate change (21%), waste management (18%), water usage (10%), transportation (18%) and education (18%).