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Liaison Cesar Nanni
Submission Date Oct. 30, 2012
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STARS v1.1

Universidad de Monterrey
ER-4: Sustainability Outreach and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Hortencia Ruiz
M.Sc.
Center for Sustainability
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Does the institution have a central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution's sustainability efforts?:
Yes

A brief description of the central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution's sustainability efforts:

The University has a specific center called Centro de Sostenibilidad (Sustainability Center), that looks forward to lead UDEM to a sustainable development through knowledge generation and implementation of strategies that engages the community to minimize environmental impacts through the development of internal and external projects.
The Center has a website which consolidates information about the institutions efforts, such as actual projects, academic and research offerings,events, team, vision, mission and objective of the center.


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Does the institution have a sustainability newsletter?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability newsletter:

The students of the Communication Undergraduate speak about sustainability once a week. About different topics they print a copy and they also have a radio station.


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Does the institution have a vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability?:
Yes

A brief description of the vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability:

During their last semesters students have to develop a project which in some cases is related to sustainability. This projects are then printed and available on the library.


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Does the institution have building signage that highlights green building features?:
Yes

A brief description of building signage that highlights green building features :

There is a brand new complex which will be inagurated on January that as green building features and which will be highlited.


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Does the institution have food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems?:
No

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Does the institution have signage on the grounds about sustainable grounds-keeping strategies employed?:
Yes

A brief description of signage on the grounds about sustainable grounds-keeping strategies employed:

Around the University’s green areas there is signage located which communicates that the grounds are irrigated with reusable water.


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Does the institution have a sustainability walking map or tour?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:

There is a sustainability walking tour for the employees so that they have a nice option to exercise after work. There is three different levels of difficulty.


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Does the institution have a guide for commuters about how to use alternative methods of transportation?:
Yes

A brief description of the guide for commuters about how to use alternative methods of transportation:

Yes the University has a guide and offers an alternative transportation method called Directo UdeM which is the private University bus system that goes all around the city and can transport students and employee.


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Does the institution have a guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience?:
Yes

A brief description of the guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:

The students have the opportunity to see the guide and live in a sustainable place with our program Residencia Sostenible which takes place with the students that live in Campus. The students get a sustainable residential experience. They even have their own crop garden.


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Does the institution have regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper (either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat)?:
Yes

A brief description of regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper, either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat:

Agencia Informativa UDEM (UDEM Informative Agency) is a class laboratory where journalism students cover events and news, performing a team of more than 100 reporters. This way the get prepared in writing, editing, design and photography of printed and electronic media, as well as in the production of a radio newscast and newspaper database. Supported by the creativity and commitment of our reporters, the Agency transmits news through image, video and audio, so that readers feel, live and remember that time again


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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (1st material):
Yes

A brief description of this material:

This a magazine that is published by UdeM every three months. That publishes some of the sustainability projects that are carried out in the university.


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