Keywords: Sustainability, SDG
Twelve pictures that raise awareness on overcoming global challenges and fulfilling the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) comprise the exhibition "Photographs to Transform our World", inaugurated on January 18, at EGADE Business School Monterrey.
Exhibition inaugurated of photographs by EGADE Business School students, alumni and collaborators from across the country, portraying the sustainable development goals promoted by the UN.
The exposition includes the three prize-winning works and other nine photographs selected from the Second Competition "Photographs to Transform our World", organized by the School as part of the its activities as a member of the PRME (Principle for Responsible Management Education) global network.
Using Facebook, EGADE Business School students, alumni and collaborators from across the country entered a total of 113 photographs in the contest, which was open from September through November 2017.
The participating images had to refer to the global goals promoted by the UN, which have to be fulfilled by 2030 and that pursue specific objectives to end extreme poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and solve the issue of climate change, among other challenges.
A jury made up of Gerardo Lozano, director of SUSTENTUS of EGADE Business School, and photographers Eduardo González, Carlos Gómez, Juan Cerón and Sergio Ortiz, named the winners: first place was awarded to Anaí Dominick González Pastrana, graduate from the Master of Finance program at EGADE Business School Monterrey; second place, Erika Treviño Longoria, collaborator at EGADE Business School Monterrey; third place, Francisco Alberto Layrisse Villamizar, Doctor of Administrative Science student at EGADE Business School Monterrey; and honorable mention to Mary Carmen Harrup Gutiérrez, graduate from the B.A. in Financial Management at Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Ciudad de México.
The exhibition was inaugurated by Teresa Almaguer, Academic Director of EGADE Business School, and Consuelo García, EGADE Business School research professor and PRME representative, who offered a message to the attendees, and Gerardo Lozano, who participated in the ribbon-cutting ceremony.
“This photographic exhibition allows us to see through images how we can raise awareness to promote sustainability and create a culture of sustainability, as we have proposed here at EGADE Business School,” Almaguer said.
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