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University Social Responsibility: Construction of knowledge and training of professionals for a sustainable society

unisinosThe concept of a University Social Responsibility (USR) is being largely adopted by the Association of Universities Entrusted to the Society of Jesus in Latin America (AUSJAL) and was inspired by the contributions of François Vallayes.

It means “the capacity and effectiveness of the University in meeting the needs of transformation of the society in which it is inserted through the exercise of its essential functions. Teaching, research, extension and internal management These functions should be encouraged by search for the promotion of justice, solidarity and social equity, through the construction of well sucedidas to meet the challenges involved in promoting sustainable human development responses. “

Red de Homólogos de Ambiente y Sustentabilidad (Network of Peers on Environment and Sustainability)

Logo RHAA copiaPropiciar espacios para el desarrollo de proyectos e iniciativas comunes en el campo de la temática ambiental entre las Universidades Confiadas a la Compañía de Jesús, en el marco de la sociedad global del conocimiento desde una perspectiva interdisciplinar y latinoamericana, asumiendo la responsabilidad que nos corresponda frente a la problemática socioambiental y el desarrollo integral del individuo.

“Promote opportunities for developing joint projects and initiatives in the field of environmental issues among Relying Universities to Society of Jesus, in the framework of the global knowledge society from an interdisciplinary and Latin American perspective, assuming the responsibility which we face the socio-environmental problems and the development of the individual.”