Tag Archive for Networking

Ecojesuits

Ecojesuit_logoEcojesuit is an online newsletter that offers contemporary, original, and exclusively written commentaries, reflections and insights, analysis, and exchange of ideas and practices on various ecological and social concerns such as those that relate to water and watershed management, mineral development, food security, impact and adaptations to climate change, disaster risk resilience, renewable and alternative energy, Indigenous Peoples and cultural integrity, sustainable development, among others. While it has a global reach, Ecojesuit communicates communities and local concerns. While initially directed at Jesuit practitioners and organizations working on ecological concerns, Ecojesuit encourages participation and communication beyond the Jesuits and promotes a global collaboration and networking on ecology.

Exploring possibilities to collaborate and network for disaster risk reduction

2014_05_15_Editorial_photo-e1402448557966In a recent consultation to explore possibilities for collaboration and networking on disaster risk reduction (DRR) efforts, organized as a colloquium of the Society of Jesus Social Apostolate (SJSA), the reports from the various Jesuit institutions in the Philippine Province show a tremendous and impressive array of responses that allow us get together, act and collaborate more broadly within and outside Jesuit institutions, and move beyond the traditional social apostolate.

ESSC integrates research planning with Our Environmental Way of Proceeding

Project_Photo_23Jan2013ESSC framed the planning activity with two objectives: to build a common understanding and shared approach to the research agenda and to commit to collaborate with others and work towards Our Environmental Way of Proceeding. The OEWP document provides a framework and an operative spirituality that guides in the experience of, and deepens our relationship with, creation and Creator.

About – Environmental Science for Social Change (ESSC)

essclogotraceESSC is a Jesuit research institute that promotes environmental sustainability and social justice through the integration of scientific methodologies and social processes and that networks across the Asia Pacific region in moving an agenda of science for sustainability. To work and contribute towards a sustainability science and a trusting and empowering society for sustainable resource management, ecological services, and human security, and in collaboration and partnership with others, promote environmental integrity and social justice. o contribute to a critical and holistic understanding of the dynamic relationship between biophysical and social processes in collaboration with partners for the appropriate management of the environment for human development.