The SEED Center

Resource Center


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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Sustainable Development Goals: A Guide for Stakeholders

 This Sustainable Development Goals guide provides stakeholders and all levels of government with information on how to get started with implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It creates better understanding of the SDG Agenda from which to begin a dialog on SDG implementation, and proposes guiding principles to help countries navigate the Agenda.

Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform

 This website provides resources and information to promote leadership in the coordination and implementation of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In addition to reports, it provides access to political forums, academic discussion platforms, summits and meetings.

Sustainable Development Primer for Higher Education Presidents, Chancellors, Trustees and Sr Leaders

 This resource describes the sustainability related roles and tasks for presidents, trustees and senior leadership in higher education. The guide explains how sustainability is a national trend, how to incorporate sustainable development into higher education’s mission and covers sustainable campus operations. The primer is from the Higher Education Associations Sustainability Consortium (HEASC), a network of associations committed to advancing sustainability within the entire system of higher education.

Sustainable Energy Marketplace

 The Sustainable Energy Marketplace is a virtual platform for project developers, financiers, and service/technology suppliers to work together to realize projects and bring renewable energy to developing countries.

Sustainable Food and Agriculture Teaching and Educator Resources

 These resources for educators introduce sustainable alternatives within the food system and provide teaching tools such as reports and data, videos, and even free lesson plans and courseware. The resources listed here provide opportunities for all educational levels and can help students and teachers alike build their understanding of what makes a food system sustainable.

Teaching & Learning Resources from QUEST

 These thematic multimedia packages are created by educators and tailored for use both in and out of the classroom.  Topics include: climate change, ocean acidification, energy, soil sustainability, water flows and more.

Teaching Sustainability (Center for Teaching – Vanderbilt University)

 This resources, designed for higher education instructors, explains what sustainability is, why it should be taught, and provides teaching tips and resources for classroom and extracurricular activities.

TedTalk: How much Nature do we have? How much do we use?

In this Tedx Talk, the economic implications of human consumption are explained. It discusses what “sustainable development” means and how it can be measured, using the data derived as a tool to help create solutions for a more resilient economy.

Telling the Story: Eight Infographics on Climate Change

 This collection of infographics and additional resources is designed for educators and students to better understand and visualize the complexities of climate change.

Tenders and Grants for Sustainability Funding Opportunities

 This searchable database of tenders and grants is designed to provide funding opportunities for sustainability projects around the globe.

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