The Campus Sustainability Office is the lead office tasked to provide strategic initiatives for the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the University’s sustainability programs, environmentally-related activities and Laudato Si’ initiatives.
Among the environmental management functions of the Campus Sustainability Office include:
- Develops short and long-term plans and strategies for the sustainability programs, environmentally-related activities, and Laudato Si’ initiatives of the University.
- Oversees the implementation, monitoring, and review of the sustainability programs and environmental policies in collaboration with offices concerned.
- Formulates policies and guidelines to ensure sustainability of a green campus environment related to energy, water resources, ecological waste management, green building construction and other environmentally-related operational concerns.
- Coordinates with offices concerned for the management and maintenance of possible tourism venues on campus as regards its best features as environment- friendly theme-park University such as the cultural heritage (museum complex), sports complex, botanical garden, and other sites that may be considered a green space.
- Conducts regular meetings with the Sustainability Reporting Committee.
- Collaborates with offices concerned in engagement of realizing environmental and sustainability targets.
- Keeps the Vice Chancellor for Administrative Services updated with the status and various developments of the sustainability programs and activities of the University by submitting regular or occasional reports.
- Contributes to the total administrative efforts by performing other related duties and responsibilities as well as those delegated to him by the VCAS.