Carleton University participates annually in the UI GreenMetric World University Rankings, which assesses universities on their environmental sustainability and green campus initiatives using 39 indicators in 6 categories. With over 1000 universities participating across 85 countries, Carleton ranked 49th globally and 2nd in Canada in 2022, with a score of 8575.

More information about the UI GreenMetric ranking system can be found here.