Analysis of the implementation of the University Social Responsibility (USR) at State Universities in Surabaya

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Dwi Suhartini, Tituk Diah Widajantie, Astrini Aning Widoretno


The research objective was to determine and analyze the extent to which state universities in Surabaya have implemented University Social Responsibility (USR) in their campus activities. The implementation of USR aims to support the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2030. Campus activities often cause problems, impact on social, economic, and environmental aspects. For this reason, tertiary institutions have a social responsibility that is not just enhancing image but rather real activities in community empowerment and environmental sustainability. The research method used was quantitative descriptive approach by taking data from respondents' answers using google form and interviews. The total score of the respondents' answers is used to interpret the USR implementation. The results showed that the implementation of USR at State Universities in Surabaya which consisted of four dimensions, namely environmental awareness, environmental involvement, environmental reporting, and environmental audits had been carried out well, but the environmental cost performance reports were not well published and the role of SPI was not the focus on environmental audits, but more on financial control systems, human resources, and infrastructure.

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