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Overall Score
Liaison Marcela Marín Arias
Submission Date Sept. 17, 2020
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STARS v2.1

Instituto Tecnológico Metropolitano
EN-11: Inter-Campus Collaboration

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter José Luis González Manosalva
Jefe Dto
Ciencias Ambientales y de la Construcción
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Is the institution an active member of a national or international sustainability network?:

The name of the national or international sustainability network(s):

ASYPS: ASociación para la sostenibilidad y el progreso de las comunidades

RedBiocol: Red Colombiana de la Energía de la Biomasa

Is the institution an active member of a regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network?:

The name of the regional, state/provincial or local sustainability network(s):

Redaire: Red por la calidad del aire en Medellín
Recosfa: Red Colombiana de Seguimiento de Fauna Atropellada
Unión Universitaria En Producción y Consumo Sostenible

Has the institution presented at a sustainability conference during the previous year? :

A list or brief description of the conference(s) and presentation(s):

7th International Workshop / Advances in Cleaner Production
Presentation: “Application of the Norm NTC-ISO 14064 at ITM Campus Robledo, for Greenhouse Gases (GHG) Emission Measurement and its Carbon Footprint (CF) Determination”

International Conference on the Management of Energy, Climate and Air for a Sustainable Society (MECAS2018)
Presentation: "Implementación de tecnologías de aprovechamiento de energía fotovoltaica en instituciones prestadoras de servicios educativos: Caso de estudio ITM campus Robledo"

VI Congreso Internacional del medio ambiente y desarrollo sostenible (IV International Congress for the Environment and Sustainable Development)
Presentation: "Análisis de la eficacia de los Programas Ambientales: de Uso Eficiente y Ahorro de Energía Eléctrica y Agua, y el Manejo Integral de los Residuos Sólidos"

Has the institution submitted a case study during the previous year to a sustainability awards program that is inclusive of multiple campuses? :

A list or brief description of the awards program(s) and submission(s):

Has the institution had staff, students or faculty serving on a board or committee of a sustainability network or conference during the previous three years? :

A list or brief description of the board or committee appointment(s):

Students and professors composed the organizing and scientific committee of Escuela Internacional de Desarrollo Sostenible 2017 (International Sustainable Development School): Air Quality.

Comité interinstitucional de Educación Ambiental Municipal CIDEAM (Interinstitutional Committee for Municipal Environmental Education): Direction of the "PRAES" subcommittee.

Red Colombiana de Seguimiento de fauna Atropellada (Colombian Roadkill Monitoring Network): Professor and researcher Juan Carlos Jaramillo Fayad is its founder. Students and other faculty also participate.

Does the institution have an ongoing mentoring relationship with another institution through which it assists the institution with its sustainability reporting and/or the development of its sustainability program?:

A brief description of the mentoring relationship and activities:

We have an administrative agreement with Medellín Education Department, through which we created the Environmental Management route. Environmental school projects were also carried out in 53 schools in Medellín.

Has the institution had staff, faculty, or students serving as peer reviewers of another institution’s sustainability data (e.g. GHG emissions or course inventory) and/or STARS submission during the previous three years?:

A brief description of the peer review activities:

A student of the Master of Sustainable Development program participated in a project called "From Cradle to Door", which analyzed the carbon footprint of PET recycling. The case study was a company, EKORED S.A.S.

Has the institution participated in other collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year, e.g. joint planning or resource sharing with other institutions? :

A brief description of other collaborative efforts around sustainability during the previous year:

Escuela Internacional de Desarrollo Sostenible (International Sustainable Development School) 2017: Air Quality
This event allowed participants to share, at an international level, technologies and good practices regarding air quality and city sustainability.

RedBiocol, Redaire, Recosfa, Comité Interinstitucional de Educación Ambiental Municipal (Inter-institutional Committee for Municipal Environmental Education) CIDEAM, and Sindicato Universitario en Producción y Consumo Sostenible (University Alliance for Sustainable Production and Consumption).
In these networks, participants share experiences and good practices regarding sustainability in addition to exchanging resources with other institutions.

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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