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Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
In keeping with the sustainable development goals on industry, innovation, and infrastructure, DLSU-D seeks to balance the University's expansion plans with the environmental impacts brought on by these projects.
In recent years, DLSU-D completed smart buildings that comply with international safety and sustainability standards. These include the College of International Hospitality Management, the Aklatang Emilio Aguinaldo-Information Resource Center (AEA-IRC), the Information and Communications Technology Center (ICTC), and the Senior High School Building in the West Campus It also received accolades for prioritizing the and use of safe products that do not contain lead and mercury which have proven side effects to the health of people and the environment.
The University is also in the process of reviewing a proposal for Building Design Sustainability Assessment to assess the plans of any proposed buildings within the campus before its final design approval and execution. The form will evaluate the plans based on the following factors: Site Selection and Planning, Spatial Planning and Juxtaposition, Geometric Configuration and Planar Character, Material Specifications, and Building Utility Systems.
EcoWaste lauds ERMaC's sustainable practices
The Ecowaste Coalition recently commended the efforts being undertaken by the University’s Environmental Resource Management Center (ERMaC) to promote ecological awareness, responsibility and action within the campus.
Aklatang Emilio Aguinaldo featured in ISCN
DLSU-D has once again been featured in the International Sustainable Campus Network (ISCN) and the Global University Leader Forum (GULF) as among the universities in the world to implement sustainability measures.
DLSU-D switches to renewable energy
The Environmental Resource Management Center (ERMAC) has announced that over 60 percent of DLSU-D’s energy load is now powered by renewable energy.
Biology prof tapped for Tech Com on 'Smart Cities'
EnP Arnold B. Fonollera, PhD, was chosen by the Bureau of Philippine Standards of the Department of Trade and Industry to be part of the Technical Committee on Sustainable Cities and Communities.