Share Point: Virtual platform of the University Academy for Sustainable Development

Digital Access is the most important strategy of communication for the Academy. Its aim is to foster clear and effective communication among its members, overcoming barriers of distance and maximizing resources of communication. Share Point is the virtual platform of the Academy, this technological tool works through intranet, this was previously programmed by the Department…

Environmental Monitoring System

According to the 2016 report of Nuevo Leon’s Environmental Monitoring Integral System, the Metropolitan Area of Monterrey has had an annual average of 272 days of poor air quality over the last fourteen years. The main types of pollutants recorded in the Metropolitan Area of Monterrey are described as follows: Natural sources, such as terrain,…

Technical Inspection Program

Identifying possible occupational risks is a critical task for higher education institutions in order to avoid environmental health hazards and infrastructure damage, for which implementing prevention and mitigation measures becomes a priority. For this reason, the UANL Office of the Vice President for Sustainable Development, assisted by the Department of Environmental Management and Operational Safety…

Seminar on Sustainability and Health: health conditions associated with the presence of pollutants in the environment

The Sustainability Secretariat of the UANL held the “Seminar on sustainability and health: health conditions associated with the presence of pollutants in the environment”, in the auditorium “Raúl Rangel Frías” located in the University Library, on November 8th of 2017. The porpoise of the seminar was to promote an exchange of knowledge and experiences that…

Special Handling Waste

Special handling waste is any production-generated residual material that is not considered urban solid or hazardous waste, or comes from large urban solid waste generators. According to the General Law for Prevention and Integral Management of Wastes and the Basic Assessment for Integral Management of Wastes (SEMARNAT, 2012) (http://www.semarnat.gob.mx/archivosanteriores/informacionambiental/singir/Documents/Residuos_Gestion_Version_Ejecutiva.pdf), 84 million metric tons of fourteen…

Annual Meeting of the University Academy for Sustainable Development (AUDS)

The Sustainability Secretariat, through its Project Development Department, held the Annual Meeting of the University Academy for Sustainable Development on October 11 of this year, starting at 9:00 am in the Ambassador´s room located in the UANL’s Centro de Internacionalización. PhD. Sergio Fernandez Delgadillo, Secretary of Sustainability of UANL was the host and welcomed the…

Day of recovery of natural environments at the Huasteca Ecological Park

On October 20, 2017, the UANL´s Secretary of Sustainability, in conjunction with the Comisión Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas (CONANP) successfully held the recovery of natural environments in urban areas at the Parque Ecológico “La Huasteca”, located in the municipality of Santa Catarina, Nuevo León. The objective of the day was to provide opportunities for…

Responsible consumption

In the great educational task aimed at moving towards a sustainable society, the issue of responsible consumption has a strategic importance, since there is a broad consensus on the role of consumerism as the main driving force of the economy and unsustainable culture. Consumerism has managed to permeate most social classes, mainly in developing and…

Sustentability Research

In order to comply with the 2020 vision of the UANL, the technological and scientific development carried out at the University is promoted to meet the demands and social needs and advance in a sustainable regional development. UANL has 226 Academic Bodies (CA) integrated by 1,153 professors who develop research in the 529 lines of…