The University, like other organizations in carrying out their daily activities generate impacts on the environment, affecting global sustainability. Therefore, from this new approach to Social Responsibility, the URL should seek socially responsible management of environmental resources, in support of current and future generations.
Therefore, it is necessary to develop and implement an “Environmental Management System” at the University and its environment.
Sustainable Campus Program
Rafael Landivar University declares its firm intention to contribute to forging harmonious relations between society and nature, for which fosters actions at different levels and scale. Attached to this purpose and a determination to lead by example, the University, through the Department of University Social Responsibility Univeritaria Integration Vice Presidency and with the technical support of the Institute of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment (IARNA), drives the initiative called Sustainable Campus, whose central purpose is to gradually promote a model of environmental partner to ensure better standards of living between the university community and the natural environment of Central Campus, Campus Regional Offices and management.
IARNA is closely linked to the Vice-Rectory of Research and Projection, and the Environmental and Agricultural Sciences School (FCAA). It’s operative and organizational structure works in harmony with the institutional vision of the aforementioned academic units and allows for the management of URL resources and also generates reinvestment and captures and manages external financial resources to implement specific projects that support research, training, communications, and information dissemination.