Tag Archive for sustainability

Empower Youth to Conserve the Forests

laos_0092_news.mongabay.com_Want to save forests? Don’t forget the youth, says Pedro Walpole, the Chair and Director of Research for the Environmental Science for Social Change, a Jesuit environmental research organization promoting sustainability and social justice across the Asia Pacific region. “Youth leadership in environmental management is key,” Walpole told mongabay.com. “Most of all we have to learn from the youth what are their insecurities and challenges in engaging in what will become the era of sustainability and simplicity rather than development.”

Jesuit School Receives National Award for Academic Excellence

yap catholic hsYap Catholic High School (YCHS) in Micronesia recently earned the highest score (4) and a National Special Certificate of Achievement for academic excellence. Grounded in the Catholic faith, Yap Catholic High School strives to educate students to achieve academic excellence, appreciate their culture, be good stewards of the environment, and live their faith in the service of God and others.

Ignatian Spirituality and the Environment

mcquaid jesuitThis is a collection of resources related to the theme of Ignatian Spirituality and Caring for God’s Creation.  If you find other resources please send me an e-mail with the link and I will add it to this collection.

Fairfield University Campus Garden Project

faifield_univ_campus_gardenThe Fairfield University Campus Garden Project is a collaborative effort to maintain a vegetable garden on campus with a focus on using sustainable practices.
Our goals include providing:

  • Local, sustainably grown produce to the campus community and the Connecticut Food Bank,
  • Opportunities for the campus community to participate in the practice of growing food and engage with a community of people interested in the broader consequences of food production, and
  • An outdoor laboratory for courses and faculty/student research collaborations.

Physical Plant at Scranton

flags_scrantonUnits at The University of Scranton have to date been actively engaged in sustainability efforts, most of which do not get the attention of the campus community.

A sustainable Cincinnati

CincinnatiZooAerialFormed by key sustainability leaders from Cincinnati area corporations, the Greater Cincinnati Green Business Council‘s mission is “to inspire the business community to deliver a better social, economic and environmental future.”