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

Instituto Tecnológico Metropolitano
PA-2: Sustainability Planning

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Marcela Marín Arias
Coordinadora Sistema de Gestión Ambiental
Ciencias Ambientales y de la Construcción
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Does the institution have a published strategic plan or equivalent guiding document that includes sustainability at a high level? :
Yes

A brief description of how the institution’s strategic plan or equivalent guiding document addresses sustainability:

Currently, we are preparing our 2020–2023 Development Plan, which contains a flexible, efficient, and sustainable management model.


A copy of the strategic plan:
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The website URL where the strategic plan is publicly available:
Does the institution have a published sustainability plan (apart from what is reported above)? :
No

A copy of the sustainability plan:
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The website URL where the sustainability plan is publicly available:
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Does the institution have a published climate action plan (apart from what is reported above)? :
No

A copy of the climate action plan:
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The website URL where the climate action plan is publicly available:
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Does the institution have other published plans that address sustainability or include measurable sustainability objectives (e.g. campus master plan, physical campus plan, diversity plan, human resources plan)? :
Yes

A list of other published plans that address sustainability, including public website URLs (if available):

• Integrated Solid Waste Management Plan
• Water Efficiency and Saving Program
• Energy Efficiency and Saving Program


Taken together, do the plan(s) reported above include measurable sustainability objectives that address Curriculum?:
Yes

A list or sample of the measurable sustainability objectives that address Curriculum and the published plans in which each objective is included:

• Promote sustainable development
• Implement programs aimed at preventing and minimizing adverse environmental impacts
• Promote environmental responsibility
• Comply with current environmental regulations
• Optimize water consumption
• Optimize energy consumption
• Reduce the ITM’s generation of ordinary waste
• Provide environmental education


Taken together, do the plan(s) reported above include measurable sustainability objectives that address Research?:
Yes

A list or sample of the measurable sustainability objectives that address Research and the published plans in which each objective is included:

Consolidation of an innovative and competitive research culture
Objective: To promote research, development, and innovation in Colombia with solutions that contribute to competitiveness


Taken together, do the plan(s) reported above include measurable sustainability objectives that address Campus Engagement?:
Yes

A list or sample of the measurable sustainability objectives that address Campus Engagement and the published plans in which each objective is included:

Quality education for social transformation. Objective: To strengthen the educational process based on a comprehensive conception of individuals as citizens committed to peace and ethical values, thus contributing to closing the gaps of inequity and the construction of a more competitive country.


Taken together, do the plan(s) reported above include measurable sustainability objectives that address Public Engagement?:
Yes

A list or sample of the measurable sustainability objectives that address Public Engagement and the published plans in which each objective is included:

Extension and outreach. Objective: To strengthen the links between the institution and society. It seeks to share knowledge, exchange experiences, and conduct activities aimed at ensuring the wellbeing of the community and meeting the needs of society.


Taken together, do the plan(s) reported above include measurable sustainability objectives that address Air & Climate?:
Yes

A list or sample of the measurable sustainability objectives that address Air & Climate and the published plans in which each objective is included:

Institutional Management. Objective. To improve the administrative and financial management through leadership in institutional processes in order to implement an effective management of the financial, physical, technological, natural, and human resources.


Taken together, do the plan(s) reported above include measurable sustainability objectives that address Buildings?:
Yes

A list or sample of the measurable sustainability objectives that address Buildings and the published plans in which each objective is included:

Institutional Management. Objective. To improve the administrative and financial management through leadership in institutional processes in order to implement an effective management of the financial, physical, technological, natural, and human resources..


Taken together, do the plan(s) reported above include measurable sustainability objectives that address Energy?:
Yes

A list or sample of the measurable sustainability objectives that address Energy and the published plans in which each objective is included:

Institutional Management. Objective. To improve the administrative and financial management through leadership in institutional processes in order to implement an effective management of the financial, physical, technological, natural, and human resources.


Taken together, do the plan(s) reported above include measurable sustainability objectives that address Food & Dining?:
No

A list or sample of the measurable sustainability objectives that address Food & Dining and the published plans in which each objective is included:
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Taken together, do the plan(s) reported above include measurable sustainability objectives that address Grounds?:
Yes

A list or sample of the measurable sustainability objectives that address Grounds and the published plans in which each objective is included:

Institutional Management. Objective. To improve the administrative and financial management through leadership in institutional processes in order to implement an effective management of the financial, physical, technological, natural, and human resources.


Taken together, do the plan(s) reported above include measurable sustainability objectives that address Purchasing?:
Yes

A list or sample of the measurable sustainability objectives that address Purchasing and the published plans in which each objective is included:

Institutional Management. Objective. To improve the administrative and financial management through leadership in institutional processes in order to implement an effective management of the financial, physical, technological, natural, and human resources..


Taken together, do the plan(s) reported above include measurable sustainability objectives that address Transportation?:
Yes

A list or sample of the measurable sustainability objectives that address Transportation and the published plans in which each objective is included:

Institutional Management. Objective. To improve the administrative and financial management through leadership in institutional processes in order to implement an effective management of the financial, physical, technological, natural, and human resources.


Taken together, do the plan(s) reported above include measurable sustainability objectives that address Waste?:
Yes

A list or sample of the measurable sustainability objectives that address Waste and the published plans in which each objective is included:

Institutional Management. Objective. To improve the administrative and financial management through leadership in institutional processes in order to implement an effective management of the financial, physical, technological, natural, and human resources..


Taken together, do the plan(s) reported above include measurable sustainability objectives that address Water?:
Yes

A list or sample of the measurable sustainability objectives that address Water and the published plans in which each objective is included:

Institutional Management. Objective. To improve the administrative and financial management through leadership in institutional processes in order to implement an effective management of the financial, physical, technological, natural, and human resources..


Taken together, do the plan(s) reported above include measurable sustainability objectives that address Diversity & Affordability?:
Yes

A list or sample of the measurable sustainability objectives that address Diversity & Affordability and the published plans in which each objective is included:

Institutional Management. Objective. To improve the administrative and financial management through leadership in institutional processes in order to implement an effective management of the financial, physical, technological, natural, and human resources.


Taken together, do the plan(s) reported above include measurable sustainability objectives that address Investment & Finance?:
Yes

A list or sample of the measurable sustainability objectives that address Investment & Finance and the published plans in which each objective is included:

Institutional Management. Objective. To improve the administrative and financial management through leadership in institutional processes in order to implement an effective management of the financial, physical, technological, natural, and human resources.


Taken together, do the plan(s) reported above include measurable sustainability objectives that address Wellbeing & Work?:
Yes

A list or sample of the measurable sustainability objectives that address Wellbeing & Work and the published plans in which each objective is included:

Institutional Wellness. Objective: To contribute to the wellbeing and quality of life of the academic community of the lTM by offering services and strengthening our human talent.


Taken together, do the plan(s) reported above include measurable sustainability objectives that address other areas (e.g. arts and culture or technology)?:
Yes

A list or sample of the measurable sustainability objectives that address other areas and the published plans in which each objective is included:

Interinstitutional relationship and cooperation for the transformation of global citizens
Objective: To strengthen the links that enhance the dynamics of relations in the academic community, optimizing opportunities for interinstitutional cooperation at the national and international level.


Does the institution have a formal statement in support of sustainability endorsed by its governing body (e.g. a mission statement that specifically includes sustainability and is endorsed by the Board of Trustees)? :
No

The formal statement in support of sustainability:
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The institution’s definition of sustainability (e.g. as included in a published statement or plan):
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Is the institution an endorser or signatory of the following? :
Yes or No
The Earth Charter No
The Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI) No
ISCN-GULF Sustainable Campus Charter No
Second Nature’s Carbon Commitment (formerly known as the ACUPCC), Resilience Commitment, and/or integrated Climate Commitment No
The Talloires Declaration (TD) No
UN Global Compact No
Other multi-dimensional sustainability commitments (please specify below) No

A brief description of the institution’s formal sustainability commitments, including the specific initiatives selected above:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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