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Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena .:. Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform
Information
  • Submitted by: Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI)
  • Topic: Education
  • Keywords: education
  • Location: Cartagena, Spain
  • Date of completion: 2015
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Deliverables & Resources
Action network
  • This voluntary initiative came from Higher Education Sustainability Initiative
Dean
Signatory/Dean
José Antonio Franco – Dean
Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena

Partner(s)

Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena

Description/achievement of initiative

Signature of the Declaration executing the adhesion of UPCT implies the following commitments:

1. Commitment to current or future action

UPCT will work in the following topics :

- Incorporate into the « Sustainable Campus » Spanish project, focusing on three main areas: Education and research for health and sustainability, Sustainable and healthy campus and Social commitment and participation.
- Improve relations with community sector associations and local, regional and national authorities in the pursuit of joint actions for sustainability, mobility, renewable energies implementation, saving and energy efficiency development projects.
- Promote the creation of a multidisciplinary teaching team to develop teaching and learning activities relates with Sustainable Development.

2. Commitment to transparency through annual reporting on progress

- Commitment to draft an annual report which includes the activities of the Vicerrectorate of Infrastructure, Equipment and Sustainability

3. Commitment to target dates that can be measured for success

- Commitment to develop a Sustainable Development Plan for three years 2012-2015, in which, we will specify the main objectives, actions, persons responsible for implementation, and evaluation ratios.

4. A general description of key resources and/or partners dedicated to achieve these targets

- The Occupational Risk Prevention Service (section which depends on the Vicerectorate of Infrastructure, Equipment and Sustainability and Infrastructures).
- The Sustainability Evaluation working group of the Environmental Quality, Sustainable Development and Risk Prevention Committee (CADEP) of the Spanish Conference of University Rectors (CRUE).

Implementation methodologies

A general description of key resources and/or partners dedicated to achieve these targets

-The Occupational Risk Prevention Service (section which depends on the Vicerectorate of Infrastructure, Equipment and Sustainability and Infrastructures).

-The Sustainability Evaluation working group of the Environmental Quality, Sustainable Development and Risk Prevention Committee (CADEP) of the Spanish Conference of University Rectors (CRUE).

Deliverables
Deliverable Date
Promote the creation of a multidisciplinary teaching team to develop teaching and learning activities relates with Sustainable Development. 2015
« Sustainable Campus » Spanish project 2015
Resources
Type Details
Staff / Technical expertise Expertise of students and staff dedicated to sustainability
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