SUSTAINABILITY GOVERNANCE IN SANTIAGO DE CHILE – CASE STUDIES CITY HALLS |
Case Studies: City Halls of La Pintana and La Reina |
Diego Restelli Guzmán |
Sergio Lisoni Cornejo |
This paper provides a description of the actions of sustainability that have implemented two municipalities of Santiago deChile in their Local Environmental Management Plans and / or Sustainability Strategies, emphasizing the value of these actions by local governments to create platforms for action and education for local people in the concepts of sustainability. |
SUSTAINABILITY GOVERNANCE IN SANTIAGO DE CHILE – CASE STUDIES CITY HALLS
The problems relating to the environment to whichsociety is faced today, to have influenced that increasingly, municipalities encourage the development of various initiatives, which through good practices is seeking to implement projects that bring benefits to the commune from a social point of view and the environment. This is a trend in some developed countries has significantly boosted through local government initiatives to pursue specificgoals such as those relating to energy efficiency, resource saving, recycling and waste education campaigns oriented environmental citizenship for a better understanding of the benefits in improved quality of life and its environment.
This paper aims to analyze and highlight the work done in Santiago de Chile principally the towns of La Pintana and The Queen, which include widely by level ofinnovation, and describe the strategies implemented sustainability, with emphasis on the value of such procedures in these local governments to create platforms for action, education and participation for sustainability.
Final objective of the document, aims to promote initiatives of local governments that although they seem isolated, allow guidelines and experience to deliver successful actionsthat have enabled the development and improvement of quality of life of its neighbors.
KEY WORDS: Sustainability Governance, Local Environmental Management, City Hall La Reina, City Hall La Pintana, Agenda 21.
1. INTRODUCTION 3
1.1 General Objective 3
1.2 Specific Objective: 3
2. ANTECEDENTES 4
2.1 World History and Status of Sustainable Development 42.2 Management Environment in Chile. 5
2.3 Management Environment in the Municipalities 7
3. CASE STUDIES 8
3.1 City Halls of La Reina 8
3.1.1 Description Communal 8
3.1.2 Strategy for sustainable community 8
3.2 City Halls of La Pintana 10
3.2.1 Description Communal 10
3.2.2 Strategy for sustainable community 11
4. ANALYSIS 12
5. CONCLUSIONS 13
6. REFERENCES 147. ANNEXES 16
Annex 1: Location map of the municipalities of La Reina and La Pintana 16
Annex 2: Table of occupation by economic activity of the municipalities of La Reina and La Pintana 17
Annex 3: Table of Poverty Index of the municipalities of La Reina and La Pintana 18
Annex 4: Table of Level of Schooling of municipalities of La Reina and La Pintana 18
1. INTRODUCTIONCurrently, global environmental issues have been established strongly in the public and world leaders, contributing to greater awareness of the consequences to maintain our way of productive development, economic and consumption. Thus, as bodies have organized meetings to discuss major environmental issues facing our planet and therefore our society.
Thus the states through public policies havesought to provide a greater emphasis on environmental compliance and the promotion of environmental actions, and the public, thanks to improvements in access to information, have become aware of the importance of live in a society with a healthy environment, free from pollution, with emphasis on preservation of nature and conservation of natural assets.
In the case of Chile, the enactment of new...