Cebu Technological University – Bantayan

Programs and Initiatives

WATER CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

This policy will guide administrators, faculty, staff and students in the planning, conducting, monitoring and evaluating endeavors of the university. It will play a significant role as it continues to build environmentally sustainable campuses. It will continue to promote environmental advocacies to its stakeholders.

ENERGY CONSERVATION

The purpose of this policy is to define CTU’s approach in adequately managing its energy usage, leading to efficiency and conservation. Cebu Technological University sends a notification to all faculty, non-academic employees, students, on-site contractors/suppliers working on CTU’s behalf, and visitors, to encourage our campus community to take easy steps to conserve electrical energy.

POLLUTION AND WASTE MANAGEMENT AND RECYCLING PROGRAM

CTU generally aims to reduce pollution and its material wastes produced by its day-to-day operations and manage its waste to reduce harm to the environment. The program is geared towards making its endeavors environment-friendly. These policies apply to all faculty, staff, students, visitors, temporary workers in CTU (e.g., construction workers), and concessionaires. Campus Directors shall be mainly responsible for ensuring compliance with these policies in their respective campuses.

TRANSPORTATION POLICIES

Faculty, staff, students and visitors traveling on Official Business or for University-sponsored off-campus trips or events are expected to follow the standard procedures. As a part of the approval process, those who will use University transportation should be required to affirm that they understand and agree to abide by the expectations relative to official business travels. The transportation policies mentioned herein are designed for the health and safety of all CTU members and environmental sustainability.

GENERAL STATEMENT

The Cebu Technological University (CTU) actively supports environmental stewardship as majority of its campuses are located in the Province of Cebu where a balance of nature and urbanism can be observed. CTU ensures that the implementation of its endeavours in instruction, research, extension and production are environment-friendly. It further strives to be a leading institution in incorporating socio-ecological welfare in its programs.

As among one of the premier technological universities of the Philippines, CTU is committed to inculcate in its students, faculty and staff, the values and commitment to sustainability. Knowing the relevance of science and technology in our society, it recognizes that these should be used towards the common good. CTU also supports the concept of modern industrial revolution (Industry 4.0), where technology, society and sustainability converge.

CTU will continue to be compliant to existing environmental laws of the country, and shall promote its ideologies to its internal and external stakeholders. Ultimately, it firmly believes that all its programs must consider the welfare of the environment to be deemed sustainable. CTU’s commitment to the environment is reflected in its pillars:

Instruction: Concepts of environmental sustainability are promoted to its faculty, staff and students, and the process of incorporating education for sustainable development courses into its curriculum is undergoing.

Research: Multi-disciplinary research endeavours on biodiversity and environment are highly encouraged and are allocated with annual internal budget allocations. It has also led in several externally funded research programs that are related to the environment.

Extension: Several community extension endeavours, including environmental preservation are conducted.

Production: CTU has produced numerous environment friendly products (with intellectual property rights claims) that are already utilized by the community and other stakeholders.

Administration: The practices of CTU are aligned with the environmental stewardship principles. It conducts periodic monitoring and evaluation of all campuses to ensure compliance to pertinent environmental laws of the country.

Leadership: The top management is highly committed towards environmental stewardship as reflected by the instituted policies and programs.

GENERAL POLICIES

Purpose

This policy will guide administrators, faculty, staff and students in the planning, conducting, monitoring and evaluating endeavours of the university. It will play a significant role as it continues to build environmentally sustainable campuses. It will continue to promote environmental advocacies to its stakeholders.

Scope

This policy applies to all members of the Cebu Technological University, including students, faculty, staff and visitors.

Guidelines

CTU will consider the environmental impact of its endeavours in instruction, research, extension, production, and infrastructure.

CTU will implement water and energy conservation programs.

CTU will strive to reduce material waste by proper waste management and recycling.

CTU will support endeavours that will make a cleaner air, including transportation management.

CTU will create specific policies that will protect the natural environment in its campuses.

CTU will strive to include practical environmental sustainability concepts in its teaching with the students.

CTU will reach out in educating the community and other government agencies and institutions about environmental stewardship.

CTU will maintain an updated sustainability website to promote environmental stewardship and keep the stakeholders informed on its relevant endeavours.

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