Status of initiative: N/a
Description/achievement of initiative

The commitment of the University with the environment and sustainable development , linking an environmental action plan under criteria of sustainability and principles of solidarity, aiming at improving the environmental situation in the campuses of the University of Extremadura through a systematized methodology and participation of the university community in finding solutions to global environmental conflicts.

Implementation methodologies

In summary, the actions in recent years have focused on:
Evaluation, control and prevention of environmental impacts,
Rational use of energy resources and water,
Management of toxic and hazardous waste,
Recycling and reuse of materials,
Reduction of waste generated,
Minimization of emissions,
Recovery of parks and leisure areas,
Education and environmental awareness."

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

Partner(s)

Universidad de Extremadura
Deliverables
2015
Environmental action plan
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Goal 4
Resources devoted to implementation
Staff / Technical expertise
Expertise of students and staff dedicated to sustainability
Progress reports
Cut off date each year: 2 May
SMART
This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
SDGs
Information
Location: Badajoz, Spain
Date of completion: 2015
Operating in countries
Partner connections
Contact information/focal point(s)
Segundo Píriz, rector@unex.es

Documents
#SDGAction526
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