Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 48.55
Liaison Cesar Nanni
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2017
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STARS v2.0

Universidad de Monterrey
EN-9: Community Partnerships

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 César Alfredo Nanni
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Center for Sustainability
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Does the institution have at least one formal sustainability partnership with the local community that meets the criteria as “supportive”?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s supportive sustainability partnership(s) with the local community:

UDEM works in reforestation with "Colegio Americano Anahuac, Reforestacion Extrema, Guias de Mexico and other national institutions, in collaboration with ENO (Enviromental Online)


Does the institution have at least one formal sustainability partnership with the local community that meets the criteria as “collaborative”?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's collaborative sustainability partnership(s):

The Kimakul project is an initiative of UDEM’s CESYF (Center for Solidarity and Philanthropy). One of the center’s goals is to help families of scarce resources in the Monterrey area generate an additional source of income. In these projects, homemakers were trained to develop different kind of products for their personal and commercial use. Students from UDEM volunteer by helping the homemakers to foster and developed their entrepreneurial skills. The Kimakul project began in 2005 with the involvement of five housewives from the community of Santa Catarina. This fair trade store generated over $500,000 pesos last year but does not have a steady stream of revenue.


Does the institution have at least one formal sustainability partnership with the local community that meets the criteria as “transformative”?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution's transformative sustainability partnership(s) with the local community:

Universidad de Barrios trains community leaders, from low socio-economical locations, in knowledge, abilities and attitudes in the personal, social and productive area with purpose of becoming change agents in their communities. The participant attends a three module program, each of eight sessions, and implements a transformational project in their neighborhood to receive a diploma in community intervention and enrichment in any of the following orientations:
-Social and human development
-Family development
-Preventions of social problems
-Community health
-Sustainability
-Aging with dignity


A brief description of the institution’s sustainability partnerships with distant (i.e. non-local) communities:
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The website URL where information about sustainability partnerships is available:

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