Archive for Environmental Education

10th Annual Earth Hour Breakfast held by St. Ignatius College, Riverview

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.

Catholic Divestment Toolkit Launched

A groundbreaking new resource has been released to assist Catholic institutions in making decisions about their investments in fossil fuels. The toolkit, titled “Ethical Investments in an Era of Climate Change,” equips church leaders, financial officers, and other decision-makers to assess their investment decisions in the light of Catholic Social Teaching. It is the first global resource of its kind.

Saint Joseph’s University and UN to Sign Agreement Promoting Sustainable Management Education

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.

Cape Town Youth Reflect on Our Common Home

Every year during the month of June, South Africans celebrate what has come to be known as the Youth Month. It is a month during which the spotlight is turned on the young people in commemoration of the Youth of 1976 who on June 16th 1976, courageously protested against the apartheid government’s policy on the education of Black children. The Youth and Young Adults of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Nyanga, Cape Town, in collaboration with the Jesuit Social Apostolate, hosted on the 17th of June, a workshop on the theme “Young People, It’s time to take care of our common Home.”

Boston College’s Student Government Calls for Divestment

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.

AJCU Ecology Educators

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