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Details for Universidad CES

Participant Status

Basic

Type of Organization

University

Type of Education

Undergraduate, Post Graduate, Doctoral, Executive

Location

Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia

Website

http://www.ces.edu.co

Sign Up Date to PRME

25 Aug 2017

Current Sharing Information on Progress Report Submission

Not Available

Letter of ​Commitment (2017)

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Achievements Curriculum Integration in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

During 2016, taking into account the commitment of “CES” to social responsibility, it was decided to transcend and start working on the theme of sustainable development. Therefore, a diagnosis was made in the University keeping in mind its three pillars: environmental, social and economic; Starting from the history of our organization.

In August 2016, we adhered to the Global Compact, committing ourselves to the 10 principles on human rights, labor rights, the environment and the fight against corruption. Moreover, work was also started in favor of the 17 sustainable development goals (SDG).

In 2017, the chair of sustainability is incorporated in all undergraduates, and the offer of continuing education in social responsibility and sustainable development issues begins.

In undergraduate and postgraduate courses we incorporate at least one course on ethics, social responsibility or humanization.

Every year we carry out and support, at least, an event on sustainable development issues, articulated with the issues of global compact and sustainable development goals.

Actively participated in the local network of the Global Compact.

We have several social programs that impact communities. These involve teachers and students as part of their courses, practices and learning process.

Achievements Research Development in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

We are articulated with the B system, approaching companies committed to corporate social responsibility. We are working on the issue of humanization and programs that impact the SDG from research, innovation, cooperation and development.

We currently have research and innovation projects on the subject of sustainable mobility with local companies, as well as work from the biology and ecology programs on the environment.

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