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Strategic Plan | 2011

"Justice and Sustainability" is one of 5 Strategic Priorities and Goals of the 2011 Strategic Plan.
  • campus2010Environmental dimensions of sustainability:

    The document calls SCU to "model how a Jesuit university can contribute to sustainability and justice through its service, operations, and outreach." The Plan includes mention of achieving carbon neutrality and using the metrics and targets defined in the University's Climate Neutrality Action Plan to measure environmental sustainability.
  • arrupeSocial dimensions of sustainability:

    The document calls SCU to "illustrate the connections among a healthy environment, just societies, and a vibrant economy that meet all people’s fundamental needs, especially those of the global poor." The Plan includes mention of increasing curricular and co-curricular learning as well as a substantial research focus specific to sustainability and justice.
  • numbersEconomic dimensions of sustainability:

    The document calls SCU to "illustrate the connections among a healthy environment, just societies, and a vibrant economy that meet all people’s fundamental needs, especially those of the global poor." The plan defines sustainability "as involving three components: environmental protection, economic development, and social development."