The 4th National Workshop of Sustainable Universities in Mexico

Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla hosted the 4th National Workshop of Sustainable Universities in Mexico, a collaborative effort with the invaluable support of the UI GreenMetric World University Rankings, coinciding with World Earth Day. With presenting 24 speakers from best universities in Mexico, including Mtra. Gabriela Carvajal Rubilar, Director of the Energy Agency of the State of Puebla, Lic. Jorge Ermilo Barrera Novelo, Secretary of Economy of the Government of the State of Puebla, as well as to Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, Chairperson of the UI GreenMetric, and Mtra. Gabriela Georgina Mateos Gómez, Technical Secretary of the South Central Regional Council of the National Association of Universities and Higher Education Institutions ANUIES.

Dr. Arq. Manuel Sandoval, General Coordinator for Sustainable Development at BUAP, and Mtro. Diego Ariel Riva, Coordinator of the ANUIES Network and Coordinator of Environmental Management and Social Responsibility, are also essential figures in this endeavor.

List of the speakers as follows:

- Dra. Ma. Lilia Cedillo Ramírez (Rector Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla)

- Dr. Arq. Manuel Sandoval Delgado (General Coordinator of Sustainable Development, Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla)

- Dr. Junaidi, S.S., M.A. (Vice Chair of UI GreenMetric for Program, Communication, and Partnership)

- Dr. Nyoman Suwartha, S.T., M.T., M.Agr. (Vice-Chair of UI GreenMetric for Administration, Research, and Development)

- Mtra. Tonantzin López Lozano (Head of Environmental Management, Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla)

- Mtra. Laura Gabriela Alcalá Ruiz (Head of Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship, Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla)

- Mtra. Delfina Corsi Villalobos (Deputy Director of Sustainable Campuses and Linkage, University Coordination for Sustainability CoUS-UNAM, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México)

- Dr. Isaac Azuz Adeath (Director of the Institute of Sustainability Studies. Baja California Sur., CETYS University Centro de Enseñanza Técnica y Superior)

- Pablo David Necoechea Porras (National Manager of Sustainability and Climate Change, Tecnológico de Monterrey)

- Dr. Noé Armando Colín Mercado (Director of the Institute of Agricultural and Rural Sciences, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México)

- Dra. Diana Cabañas Vargas (Responsible for the UADY Sustainable program, Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán)

- Mtro. Miguel Ángel Ley Sánchez (Technical Secretary of the Sustainable UADY Program, Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán)

- Dra. Eloísa Domínguez Mariani (Member of the UAM Water Network. Research Professor, Dept. Earth Resources, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (UAM) Unidad Lerma)

- Mtro. Arturo Aguilar (Head of Environmental Affairs, Universidad Iberoamericana Ciudad de México)

- Dra. Evangelina Ramírez Lara (Director of Environmental Management and Safety, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León)

- Mtro. Yeshúa Israel González Silva (Head of the Institutional Sustainability Program, Universidad Iberoamericana León)

- Dra. Valentina Campos Cabral (Director of the Environmental Research Institute XABIER GOROSTIAGA SJ., Universidad Iberoamericana Puebla)

- L.A.Gustavo David Calva Fuentes (Director of Quality Management, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo)

- Biol. Mariel Gómez Olivares (Head of the Environmental Responsibility and Sustainability Area, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo)

- Mtra. Mildred Castro Hernández (Polytechnic Coordinator for Sustainability, Instituto Politécnico Nacional)

This workshop serves as a platform for attendees to share knowledge, learn from best practices, and gain insights from leading institutions in sustainability. These institutions have achieved remarkable scores in the UI GreenMetric World Rankings. With the participation of over 55 national universities and an audience of 600 individuals, this workshop promises an excellent opportunity for collaboration and learning.

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Written by: Yovita Y. Yamin