The Student Environmental Alliance (SEA), a Loyola student organization that promotes awareness of environmental issues, has diligently worked on the Sustainable Investment Portfolio (SIP) for five years with the Loyola administration. The goal of the SIP is to work in conjunction with Loyola’s Board of Trustees to fully divest from fossil fuels and invest in clean energy and a sustainable future.
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Sustainable action is a nonprofit organization made up of college students committed to improving the state of our environment through the promotion of sustainable development. They are seeking to raise awareness and encourage our community to take action to provide information and means necessary; as studies and projects to extend such behavior in their private and professional life.
Water is a fundamental source of life. Yet, 780 million people currently lack access to clean water. This poor access causes millions of deaths and debilitates economic production. Lack of clean water is also a gender-equity issue because women often bear the burdens of finding clean water, which leaves women little opportunity to do anything else. Providing clean water is a public health, economic, and social justice issue. We need leaders willing to address this issue.
Bentela daw Sayuda is the Pulangiyen value of visiting and sharing information; it is part of the Bridging Leadership in Mindanao (BLM) project of ESSC. BLM is an engagement with the youth of Mindanao, especially young adults in Indigenous People communities that aims to help in the stability and sustainability of Mindanao youth’s culture, the environment and their resources.
As a precursor to Beacon’12, students of Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA) initiated a campus greening move called Trees for Tomorrow on January 31st Martyrs day. Planting a tree has long been a suggestion to better the earth, possibly even preceding the outcry and warning of global warming, water crisis, etc.