Huella conCiencia Program

The Vice Presidency of Sustainability through the Department of Infrastructure for Sustainability (DINSU, for its acronym in Spanish) created the ‘Working Side by Side’ UANL program, which aims to reduce CO2 emissions from UANL. It also raises awareness of the responsible use of energy within the university community by answering an online survey about consumption…

Sustainable Infrastructure

Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon is the third largest university in Mexico and the most important public institution of higher education. Today, our university has about 197,381 students and 13,545 members of staff making a total of 210,916 people studying or working in the University. It is therefore important to maintain in good conditions UANL…

Gas

As part of its commitment to safety and the environment, UANL carries out a permanent program to verify the performance and fulfillment of safety regulations at the university facilities that use natural or liquefied petroleum gas, according to the provisions of the NOM-002-SECRE-2010 and NOM-004-SEG-2004 standards on natural gas and LP gas, respectively. This allows…

Efficient Use of Water

The world’s efficient use of water has become a critical necessity to guarantee the sustainability of this finite resource, which is essential for life and the environment. Therefore, its management should focus on the cooperation between users, planners, and people in charge of decision-making processes at all hierarchical levels. Regarding urban areas, water use and…

Campuses

The Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon (UANL, for its acronym in Spanish) is the third largest university in Mexico and the most important public institution of higher education which offers the largest number of academic programs in Northeastern Mexico. Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon has increased its total enrollment from 174,000 in 2014 to over…

Energy

Population growth and its concentration in urban areas, has caused a significant increase in energy consumption, which is saturating the regeneration capacity of natural ecosystems, both to produce resources and to assimilate the waste generated . This situation is causing serious damage to human health and the environment due to air pollution and the inadequate…