Archive for 5. Education and Solidarity

Water Conservation

Loyola Marymount University is located in Los Angeles, California. Our geographic location means that we are living in a water scarce area. We recognize the significance of conserving water and implementing alternative technologies to reduce our contribution to the south west’s severe drought. Additionally, water use (specifically heating) can contribute to more than 15% of a building’s energy use. Over the past few years, we have reduced our water use by over 20 %.

Ecoteneo is 7!

Ecoteneo is a university-wide ecology advocacy since June 2017 as pronounced by the University President, Fr. Joel E. Tabora, S.J.  during the annual faculty convocation in Jacinto campus. Materials recovery is presently being practiced in the university and ESWM lectures and trainings are ongoing with different sectors of the community.  Ecoteneo has been working closely with the various stakeholders in the university to promote ecological solid waste management (ESWM) in the Matina and Jacinto campuses.

St. Louis University High School named Green Ribbon School

In May, the U.S. Department of Education named St. Louis University High School (SLUH) a 2018 Green Ribbon School award honoree. SLUH is the only high school in Missouri this year, and the first Jesuit school to date, to receive the award. Green Ribbon Schools are honored for their “innovative efforts to reduce environmental impact and utility costs, improve health and wellness, and ensure effective sustainability education.”

Opération Coup de Balai à Abobo : un vrai succès à répéter !

Le samedi 8 juillet 2017, l’ASMU organisait avec plusieurs acteurs locaux et partenaires, une opération coup de balai dans les quartiers Bougounisso et PK 18 Résidentiel d’Abobo. Cette opération s’inscrit dans le cadre des activités du projet foncier 4 de l’ASMU qui vise « à favoriser une citoyenneté active soucieuse des droits, du bien commun et du vivre-ensemble ». Cette action de citoyenneté avait pour thème : «Mon environnement, c’est ma vie. Stop aux déchets gnaman-gnaman ! ».

New HEST Project website

As many of you already know, the Higher Education for Social Transformation (HEST) is a programme promoted by the JCEP (the Jesuit Conference of European Provincials). It is envisioned as a fifteen-year, pan-continental, cross-disciplinary endeavor

MAGIS Brasil lanza un subsidio socioambiental

En consonancia con el Día Mundial del Medio Ambiente, celebrado el 5 de junio, y con la campaña Ser más consciente, el Programa MAGIS Brasil lanza…