The Earth Hour Breakfast is a yearly event held by St. Ignatius College, Riverview aimed at bringing communities together to inspire action beyond Earth Hour through talks, presentations, and engaging activities.
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Saint Joseph’s University joined 650 academic institutions from over 85 countries as a signatory member of the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) initiative. Launched at the 2007 UN Global Compact Leaders Summit in Geneva, PRME is the largest organized relationship between the United Nations and business schools. Core to the initiative’s mission is a commitment to fulfilling the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through high impact management education. In collaboration with PRME, the Erivan K. Haub School of Business has piloted a new data analytics tool to capture, measure, and report on schools’ performance on fulfilling the SDGs — the PRME SDG Dashboard.
The Student Assembly of the Undergraduate Government of Boston College passed a resolution calling upon the University to divest from existing funds in fossil fuel companies within the next five years. It also requests BC to immediately freeze any new or future investment in fossil fuel companies.
Environmental Justice and the Common Good
The 2016-2018 Bannan Institute: Is There A Common Good in Our Common Home? A Summons to Solidarity will explore pressing issues of racial and ethnic justice, economic justice, gender justice, and environmental justice facing our world today, and advance the Jesuit, Catholic vocation of SCU, building a more humane, just, and sustainable world.
The Institute will fulfill its mission through research relating to environmental stewardship issues, exploration of ethical decision-making processes relating to stewardship, educating the local and broader community concerning environmental stewardship, and engaging members of the community in activities to address these issues, especially as they impact the poor and marginalized members of society.
This is an Intercultural Institute, where currently enrolled 150 students, from 10 different ethnic groups and both cultures, languages and different traditions, which means a huge cultural variety and a great respect and appreciation for other cultures. It is inspired from the culture and traditions of the Mixe people and developed and promoted by the University System of Latin American Universities in Mexico Institute, linked to 40 universities in Latin America (AUSJAL) and supported with a tradition of teaching at least 450 years of the best universities worldwide.
We want to promote the depth of imagination and thought of each and the students of the Institute to promote in the Mixe people and other cultures best sustainable human development indices.