• Submitted by: Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI)
  • Primary SD area: Education
  • Keywords: education
  • Location: Granada, Spain
  • Date of completion: 1 Jan 2000
  • More information

Deliverables & Resources
Higher Education Sustainability Initiative - Universidad de Granada

Organization(s) making commitment

Universidad de Granada

Achievement of Commitment

The University, as a higher education institution, is committed to sustainable development. This is proven by the voluntary compliance of several agreements and undertakings, such as the Talloires Declaration, the International Organization of Universities for Sustainable Development and Environmental Conservation (OIUDSMA), and other development cooperation, sustainability, and environmental protection agreements, such as the Network of Sustainable Laboratories (LABS).

How this will be achieved

Editing an environmental management report once a year
Improving the relationships with other organizations and promoting the participation of the University of Granada in collaboration with the local agents
Improving the communications with the social and economic agents, taking as a reference the nine action groups established as a priority in the United Nations Conference on
Improving the transparency and the access to the information on sustainability of our institution, ensuring that all interested parties can have access to the information on our institution.
Promoting the participation of the agents involved in the university sustainability enabling discussion forums or means for collecting suggestions, requests, or worries from the interested parties to ensure that our actions meet the demands of the society in which we live.
Collaboration with other supramunicipal, national, or international institutions, either onsite or online, in order to exchange knowledge and improvement opportunities and to be ahead of the future changes and to adapt to them, contributing as well to the solution of the environmental problems from an active position.

Deliverable Date
Promoting the participation of the agents involved in the university sustainability 31 Dec 1969
Editing an environmental management report once a year 31 Dec 1969

Resources devoted to delivery
Type Details
Staff / Technical expertise Expertise of students and staff dedicated to sustainability
Copyright (c) United Nations 2011 | Terms of Use | Privacy Notice | Contact | Site Map | New