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Dynamics: Literature for Sustainability

International online course: Training of leaders promoting sustainability

1st International Forum on Education for Sustainability

Permanent seminar of the University Academy for Sustainable Development

7th Photography Contest “In the sights of Sustainability”

Sustainable Universities of Mexico Second National Workshop

Convocatory: Re-design of the logo and creation of the Sustainable UANL mascot

Guide to Budgeting in Contingency Contexts

Application of biosafety measures at home and work at the UANL

Know your carbon footprint

Actions to meet the Sustainability Goals

Mundo Sustentable

The Paradigm of Sustainability - Part 2

Do not miss #Sustentable World with the theme: The Sustainability Paradigm: perspective of the European vision- part 2 with Dr. Luis Jiménez Herrero, honorary professor at the Complutense University of Madrid, Spain on # Canal 53.

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What is sustainable development?

The concept of sustainable development is the result of concerted action by nations to promote a model of global economic development compatible with environmental conservation and social equity.

Since the emergence of the concept of sustainable development, various initiatives have been launched to achieve the objective of reorienting the current development model, among which they stand out for their importance:

The United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which emerged as a result of the United Nations Millennium Summit held in September 2000 in New York.

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Conference on birds at UANL 2021

The Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection (PROFEPA) monitors and cares for thousands of birds, of which 392 species are under the risk category in the official Mexican standard NOM-059-SEMARNAT-2010.

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Photographic Exhibition “In the sights of Sustainability”

Technical Guidelines

The measures and actions that make up this Protocol are voluntary and seek that, in accordance with the conscience, respect and solidarity that characterize university students, they are applied responsibly by everyone, thus contributing to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and create a healthy and safe environment.
This is how university students can demonstrate the high responsibility of being part of the solution of environmental pollution, working to combat the great problems that affect the human beings of our community, in our country and in the world.
A series of recommendations are established that aim to make an efficient use of energy, which in turn reduces the environmental impact produced by energy consumption, in addition to promoting economic savings.
Set of recommendations that aim to reduce water consumption, through its efficient use.
Recommendations are established to reduce the consumption of materials and consumables, and if they are purchased, consider their reuse or proper disposal to contribute to caring for the environment.
Recommendations for the planning, construction and operation of buildings taking into account existing natural elements, with the aim of reducing negative environmental impacts.
Safety and Hygiene at work: They are the procedures, techniques and elements that are applied in the work centers, for recognition, evaluation and control of harmful agents that intervene in the processes and activities of the work, in order to establish measures and Actions for the prevention of occupational accidents or diseases, in order to preserve the life, health and physical integrity of the workers, as well as to avoid any possible deterioration to the workplace itself.

Source: Federal Regulation of Safety, Hygiene and Work Environment, Art. 2, XVI.

The sustainability guide for Workshops and Laboratories is established in collaboration with researchers, officials, teachers and administrators of each academic unit to develop and implement sustainable practices and the use of technologies that increase efficiency, reduce energy consumption and conserve resources in laboratory buildings on all university campuses.

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