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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White Paper: Sandy: Strategies for Long-term Resilience Adaptability

This white paper, Resilience Strategies for Communities at Risk – After Sandy: Strategies for Long-term Resilience Adaptability, offers recommendations and guidance on post-disaster rebuilding and building in anticipation of future disasters in a way that helps preserve the environment, boost economic prosperity, and foster a high quality of life. Includes a range of perspectives (such as infrastructure, design, real estate development, finance and investment, and public policy professions) to provide a holistic look at resiliency.


White Papers on Green Business

 Review this great resource of in-depth research and analysis for materials as you develop your curriculum in sustainability and business. A wide array of research articles provide objective and verifiable information on a variety of topics, including: the use of effective and legal claims in “green” product marketing, sustainability and audit reports through businesses transparency, and trend reports to assist in planning for sustainability in the future.


SmartBrief

SmartBrief is a leading digital media company for industry professionals, delivering the most relevant industry news on a daily basis.  Receive news on the topics of your choice, including: wind energy, renewable energy and higher education.

Also, be sure to sign up for the Wind Energy SmartBrief which provides a daily snapshot of the wind power industry with news from Energy Efficiency News, Bloomberg and other leading sources, created in partnership with the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA).


Women of Green

 Women Of Green is an organization dedicated to creating a more sustainable future by providing a portal for sustainability and social justice news, action opportunities and discussion to create positive and impactful changes in communities and the world for future generations.


Center for Green Schools – U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

Launched in September 2010, the Center for Green Schools builds upon the leadership, partnerships and programming the U.S. Green Building Council started through its Green Schools and Green Campus campaigns. The Center accelerates the transformation of schools and campuses through conversations with key decision-makers, collaboration with education and environmental associations and by offering tools and resources that help make green schools possible.  The website features a blog that periodically highlights how higher education institutions are implementing sustainability programming and training. It also features resources for its LEED Lab — a multidisciplinary immersion course that utilizes the built environment to educate and prepare students to become green building leaders and sustainability-focused citizens.


United Nations Development Group (UNDG) Materials

Materials on coherent, effective and efficient support to countries seeking to attain internationally agreed development goals, including the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).


Sustainable Consumption and Production

Explore how to create green jobs and construct a resource efficient, low carbon economy while contributing to poverty eleviation via this workshop.


Food Waste Assessment Tools

The Excel “Food Waste Management Cost Calculator” estimates the cost competitiveness of alternatives to food waste disposal, including source reduction, donation, composting, and recycling of yellow grease. Specifically, the calculator develops an alternative food waste management scenario based on: Your waste profile; Availability of diversion methods; and Preferences, and Compares cost estimates for a disposal versus an alternative scenario.  In addition to the calculator, other useful tools include:  a Food Waste Assessment Guidebook, a Toolkit for Reducing Wasted Food and Packaging, and Paper Tracking Waste Logs.


Webinar: Regional Planning with Peter Calthorpe

In this latest webinar from the Sustainable Communities Network, award-winning planner Peter Calthorpe shares advice on how to begin, implement and successfully navigate the regional planning process, and ideas about how to leverage regions’ unique qualities to meet fiscal goals, land use challenges and transportation needs.


Wisconsin Green and Healthy Schools Assessment

This Assessment is designed to help your school identify what types of healthy, safe, and environmentally sound activities are already in place and where your school can improve its efforts.


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