Tag Archive for sustainable development

Collaboration with Jesuit-based higher learning institutions in Myanmar and Thailand

In recent years, two Jesuit schools have been established in Myanmar and Thailand to offer higher learning to minority students belonging to diverse ethnic, linguistic and religious groups. These schools are located in areas that are challenged by poverty, income disparity, inter-ethnic coexistence and lack of educational access, the key issues of sustainable development addressed by Jesuit education. Sophia University recently began collaborating with these two institutions to tackle these issues.

CERED: Contributing to research for sustainable development in DR Congo

2016_09_30_pp_photo1CERED is part of the Institut Supérieur Agro-Vétérinaire Saint Pierre Canisius (ISAV) and now called Faculté des sciences Agronomiques et vétérinaires (FSAV), a Jesuit institution dedicated to research in agriculture, veterinary, and sustainable development, where sustainability involves anthropological, social and economic factors.  The program is multidisciplinary and participatory, involving diverse stakeholders that include researchers, students, research technicians, as well as local communities.  Research in CERED covers both theoretical and practical aspects and topics of natural sciences and the social sciences, and puts the welfare of people at the core of the research concerns.

Today’s youth is challenged by uncertainty: Peter Walpole SJ

youth_in_bendum-300x248As discussion and controversy ebb to and fro in the wake of Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato si’, Fr Peter Walpole SJ and his team roll up their sleeves as usual and continue their long-term work on the river flood planes and forestry education in the Philippians.

Estación Solar “Julio López de la Fuente S.J.”

estacion_solarWe are a research center, which a multidisciplinary, promotes scientific knowledge and technologies for measuring the solar and climatic variables, and promotes the use of renewable energy sources, particularly solar, in Nicaragua and the region, to contribute sustainable development.

We are the leading research center with social responsibility, to provide scientific data for measuring solar and climatic variables, with a fresh perspective, to provide relevant information to the change in climate, and promote the use of renewable energy sources, particularly solar .

Acción Sostenible “Sustainable Action”

Acción Sostenible

Acción Sostenible

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.

Agricultural Technical School Kamba Rembe promotes “Environment and Sustainable Development”

Alumnos-de-escuelas-agrícolas1-140x140With the motto: “All for a better environment“, the Agricultural Technical School Kamba Rembe Fe y Alegria, located in General Resquín (San Pedro), has organized a series of academic activities (workshops, lectures, debates) throughout the month May and June, seeking to raise awareness among authorities and the general public about the fundamental importance of preserving the environment and promoting sustainable development, that does not pollute or damage in any way the natural resources of the community.