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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
  • Promote colleges becoming generally more innovative

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Environmental and Energy Resources Library (EERL)

Free online collection of environmental and energy sustainablity resources for community college educatiors, sudents, practitioners and the public. EERL is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

September 8, 2010

Flint Hills Technical College (FHTC) Sustainable Living Center Green Building and Sustainable Devel

Flint Hills Technical College has developed a Sustainable Living Center, offering focus to students and the broader community, showing how colleges can build public awareness and consumer demand for green living products.

Green Jobs Presentation by Debra Rowe at National Science Foundation (NSF) 2009 Advanced Technological Education Principal Investigators Conference in Washington, DC.

Presentation covers essential steps colleges can take to build and educate for a green economy, through innovative partnerships and community based learning.

Illinois Green Economy Network (IGEN)

The Illinois Green Economy Network (IGEN), formerly known as the Illinois Community College Sustainability Network, is a vibrant and growing collaboration between the state’s 48 community colleges. An initiative of the community college Presidents, this Network brings community colleges together to expand employment opportunities, improve human and environmental health, foster community engagement and accelerate market […]

Miami Dade College (MDC) Earth Literacy and Sustainability Education Courses

Miami Dade College has an interdisipenary course on environomental sustainability and responsibility for all college students.

Workforce Development and Community Services Customized Training

Moraine Valley Community College (MVCC) Workforce Development and Community Services Customized Training is an example of how to use community education to educate the public about green.

Sustainability Framework Model for Manufacturing

An open source model for sustainable manufacturing. It is a step by step process to help manufacturers become more sustainable and includes an instruction manual, an open source mthodology and more.

Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) Journal Article: More Profit with Less Carbon

Materials explaing how we can build healthier economies while reducing climate change. Includes quality investment strategies for energy efficiency and renewable energies.

Leading Profound Change: A Resource for Presidents and Chancellors of the ACUPCC

This resource represents the beginning of a dialogue and exploration of effective approaches, tools and concepts for leading the kind of change needed to fulfill the ACUPCC in ways that enhance institutions immediately and over the long-term. The paper, includes links to colleagues’ on-_campus success stories, addresses the question: What new and different approaches can […]

American College & University Presidents Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) Academic Guidance Documen

Signatories to the ACUPCC have committed to take “actions to make climate neutrality and sustainability a part of the curriculum and other educational experiences for all students.” This guidance document, Education for Climate Neutrality and Sustainability, is intended to give high-level guidance to all college and university decision-makers and academic staff to provide strategies to […]

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