The Resource Center organizes resources around 7 green economy “Sectors” and 7 “Topics.”
Search by sector or by topic, or across all sectors and/or all topics. Or search by keyword at the top right of this page.
How are the Resources Organized?
What are the Criteria?
Resources that are included in the SEED Center have been reviewed by the TAG and meet the following criteria:
- Accessible and available for colleges to model and/or customize to their local labor markets
- Not to be used as a means to market individual consultants or their products to AACC members
- Promote colleges becoming generally more innovative
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By signing the American Business Act on Climate pledge, 13 of the largest American companies are: voicing support for a strong outcome at the next international climate conference, demonstrating an ongoing commitment to address climate change, and setting a positive example for their peers. The fact sheet then goes a step further to break down each company’s individual commitment to climate change mitigation and a more sustainable future.
Use this tool to find out how much land area it takes to support your lifestyle. This ecological footprint tool will help you discover your biggest areas of resource consumption, and learn what you can do to mitigate negative impacts on the earth.
This mapping technology, also available as a mobile app, allows the user to overlay renewable energy resources on maps to visualize and assess the technical and economic potential of renewable energy in any given location. Maps are fully customize-able and can be saved for later reference or shared with others.
This resource describes the large growth in job opportunities and recommended actions for college leadership to update course offerings for the greening of the U.S. workforce, developed by community college and industry leaders specifically for community college use.
This report discusses how different renewable energy sources can benefit public health and the climate by displacing emissions from fossil-fuel based energy generation. It further details how benefits can vary depending on energy installation type, location, population patterns, plus characteristics of the electrical grid and displaced power plants.
This report evaluates how colleges and universities are preparing society for a changing climate through their education, research, operations, and community engagement activities. By developing strategies with which society can adapt to current and future climate impacts, colleges and universities can serve as climate adaptation centers through community engagement, evaluation of and strategies to deal with climate risks, as well as by serving as impartial information sources.
The Higher Education Climate Adaptation Committee will evaluate higher education’s role in climate adaptation. Visit their page for more information about the project, plus a list of climate adaptation resources.
Educators and Students will find a multitude of informative resources through ICLEI’s programs, tools, and resources.
- Programs – Explore current programs such as Emissions Management, Climate Preparedness, Resource Efficiency & Renewables, Climate Finance, and International Collaboration.
- Tools – These climate tools include greenhouse gas inventories and forecasts for making climate action plans, a community framework for emissions controls, and a software application for managing local climate adaptation analysis and planning.
- Resources – The resource section provides a variety of publications, webinars, and on-site training options to promote sustainability action in your community.
This report, from the well known Sustainable Development Solutions Network, is a collaboration of organizations and individual experts suggesting a framework for indicators for future development goals for sustainability and economic health and equity. The document explores the context and nature of 17 recommended goals, 169 targets, and corresponding indicators, before focusing in detail on each indicator.
This resource is intended to help local officials, economic development practitioners, community leaders and citizens assess local and regional assets, needs and future plans for long-term prosperity and sustainability. The main goals for the project are to: shrink the educational gap between scholars and local workforce practitioners; promote economic prosperity within historically low-income communities; and serve as a training tool for economic, workforce, and education planning.
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