The SEED Center

Resource Center

Instructions

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.

Overview

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


Additionally, be sure to check out our Green Programs!


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Fair Trade Colleges & Universities

Fair Trade Colleges & Universities provides support for civic engagement opportunities for students with the support of a nationwide network of students, staff and faculty. Build a commitment to sustainability and social justice through awareness and action to become Fair Trade on campus. This organization assists students in building a team, creating out-reach programs, sourcing Fair Trade at events, building a commitment to Fair Trade education and passing a Fair Trade resolution.


Footprint USA: Building a sustainable future through simulation & visualization

 Footprint USA is a simulation game, informed by real-world data, that is designed to empower individuals and society, to make more informed and sustainable decisions. Players must deal with real-world issues, such as climate change, how to feed a growing world population, renewable energy, improving education, etc.


Free Online Courses in Environmental Science and Sustainability

 This website provides information about and links to a variety of free college-level sustainability courses students and teachers can utilize to augment learning. Courses subjects include: general sustainability studies, greening the economy, sustainable urban development, climate change mitigation, environmental law, sustainable agriculture and even courses specifically designed for educators.


Gateways to Green Building Workforce Partnership

The Gateways to Green Building workforce partnership provides residents of high-poverty neighborhoods with various green construction occupational training opportunities. It aligns resources such as education and training programs, registered apprenticeships, state and local government, neighborhood organizations, and employers to address workforce and economic development needs. Training offerings are developed to respond to local employers’ needs, and currently focus on energy-efficient construction, construction industry safety, and hazardous-waste operations and emergency response.


Get Involved, Change the World: How-To Guide for Students

 Students have the power to enact positive change, both within university communities and in the world. In this sustainable student action guide, students are provided with everything they need to know to build a campaign, find funding and reach sustainable goals on campus and beyond. Read interviews from experts in student activism as they share their insight into what it takes to make sustainable action a reality and find suggestions for getting an audience with administration, finding funding for a cause, plus extensive resources for making it all happen.


Going Green at School: A Guide to Sustainability in College and Life

 This guide provides students with information on what it means to “go green” and the advantaged and benefits of sustainability practices in college and all aspects of life. It provides tips, insights into sustainable college activities and programs and a list of sustainability resources for further information and action.


Green Challenges for Sustainability Education

 This website provides a plethora of activities and challenges to promote sustainability awareness and practices in all areas of life. While it is set up as a contest, the challenges remain posted year-round and will provide educators with ideas and inspiration for classroom challenges and community activities. Some of the topics included are: the human footprint, food, zero waste, biodiversity, personal health, education, agriculture, and fashion.


Green Scholarships

 Numerous scholarship providers are now awarding green scholarships and grant opportunities to environmentally-conscious students. This guide provides information on how to locate and apply for sustainability-based scholarships and includes a listing of green scholarships currently available.


GreenBiz

 GreenBiz provides information on business, technology and sustainability for people from every industry and discipline to align environmental responsibility with profitable business practices. GreenBiz stories are now available through Apple News so you can get the latest information on the go, in addition to the GreenBiz 350 podcast.


Greenhouse Development Rights

 The Greenhouse Development Rights (GDRs) framework is designed to support an emergency global climate mobilization while, at the same time, preserve the rights of all people to reach sustainable human development free of poverty. It calculates a Responsibility and Capacity Index for all countries and uses a Climate Equity Reference Calculator and a Climate Equity Pledge Scorecard to apply that index within an effort-sharing framework. Also read the report, “The Right to Development in a Climate Constrained World: The Greenhouse Development Rights Framework (pdf).”


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