Overall Rating Reporter - expired
Overall Score
Liaison Cesar Nanni
Submission Date Oct. 30, 2012
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Universidad de Monterrey
PAE-1: Sustainability Coordination

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Silvia Segovia
Sustainability Centre
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Does the institution have a sustainability committee?:

The charter or mission statement of the committee or a brief description of the committee's purview and activities :

To lead UDEM towards sustainable development by generating knowledge and implementing strategies to connect, engage, and involve the community in minimizing the environmental impact of daily life, through co-curricular activities and outreach programs.

Members of the committee, including affiliations:

Dr. Jimmie King (director proyectos estratégicos centro URBANA) , Dra. Cristina Guzman (coordinadora área de diseño industrial), M.C. Irma Peñuñuri (coordinadora centro Abre), Dra. Guinevere Kristina Johnson Cassin (coordinadora diseño interiores), Dra. Caridad Rositas (coordinadora Aprendizaje en el servicio)

The website URL where information about the sustainability committee is available:
Does the institution have a sustainability office?:

A brief description of the sustainability office:

To propel UDEM to the international forefront of educational institutions committed to sustainable development, preserving natural resources, and lessening environmental impact, while engaging the community by marshaling students, embracing advocates, and getting businesspeople and officials on board.


1. To enrich the curricula with education and awareness programs and efforts to yield transformative leadership in students and a sustainable culture, through:

- Insight drawn from experiential and green practice initiatives
- Coursework
- Research at UDEM's facilities to become a carbon-neutral campus
- Participatory action research in underprivileged communities
2. To strengthen the UDEM community through sustainable development initiatives promoting "self-managing" projects that harness science and research-based concrete actions to drive sustainability.

3. To foster alliances and synergies enabling sustainable action programs and research to expand. To extend sustainability concept (being) and practice (doing) experiences undertaken at the Center to other organizations furthering Mexico's sustainable development.

The number of people employed in the sustainability office:

The website URL where information about the sustainability office is available:
Does the institution have a sustainability coordinator?:

Sustainability coordinator's name:
Hortencia Ruiz Velasco de la Garza

Sustainability coordinator's position title:
Sustainability Director Center

A brief description of the sustainability coordinator’s position:

Sustainability coordinator´s mission is to connect, engage and add to the sustainability actions of the UDEM community, as well as the definition of the investigation lines to achieve the mission of the Center.

The website URL where information about the sustainability coordinator is available:
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