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
  • Promote colleges becoming generally more innovative


Be sure to check out our Toolkits for additional useful resources!


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The Story Of Stuff Project


 The Story of Stuff Project has engaging videos, podcasts, teaching tools and blogs about the unsustainable present day systems for producing and consuming goods.The resources provided assist students in analyzing the negative environmental and economic impacts of present practices and provide information about how consumption can benefit people, economies, and environments and how students can […]

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Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS)


 The AASHE Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.


Grid Engineering for Accelerated Renewable Energy Deployment (GEARED) Program


 This program aims to build a training and education framework to increase the expertise and preparedness of current and future electric utility sector professionals, specifically solar electricity and other distributed technologies. The GEARED program will create a national network that supports energy systems training and curriculum development based on: research, development, data generation, collection, analysis […]


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.


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.


The Age of Sustainable Development, Free Course Materials


 This free set of course materials, developed by the well known Sustainable Development Solutions Network, provides an introduction to the interdisciplinary field of sustainable development and gives students an understanding of the key challenges and pathways to economic development that is also socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable. The full-length course, led by Professor Jeffrey Sachs, […]


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.


The Field Guide to Teaching Sustainability


Penn State’s Field Guide to Teaching Sustainability is designed to assist faculty in transforming classrooms, media, campuses, landscapes, ecosystems and communities into educational context for sustainability education. This field guide makes it easier for faculty to discover, implement and share curriculum for global sustainability with an extensive list of sustainability education assignments and resources to […]


Low Impact Living


 This website provides information on sustainable living practices that minimize corporate reliance. Find information, training, products & services in over 200 topics, such as: green building, energy, land management, agriculture, transportation and health. Each topic is further expanded upon through factsheets, in-depth resources, course directories, specialist advice and more.


EnviroAtlas


 The EnviroAtlas provides users access to information that will encourage understanding of the benefits people receive from nature. Interactive tools and resources show how these “ecosystem goods and services” are critically important to human health and will encourage sustainable decision-making practices.


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