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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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National Geographic: Education

National Geographic’s Education site provides teaching resources, activities and projects, references and news, mapping and, and much more for use by teachers, other educators, families, students and even kids.

May 31, 2011

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 […]

June 1, 2011

Online Book: The Road Half Traveled: University Engagement at a Crossroads Rita Axelroth and Steve D

This report is the Democracy Collaborative’s most in-depth study of how universities can embrace their role as anchors to build community wealth.

Second Nature: Education for Sustainability

Second Nature’s mission is to accelerate movement toward a sustainable future by serving and supporting senior college and university leaders in making healthy, just, and sustainable living the foundation of all learning and practice in higher education.

Climate Communities

Climate Communities is a national coalition of cities and counties that is educating federal policymakers about the essential role of local governments in developing new approaches to create livable communities, reduce energy use and curb greenhouse gas emissions. Climate Communities is working with local governments to ensure that federal policies provide strong incentives and resources […]

National Wildlife Federation: Campus Ecology Webinar Resource

Webinars to help bring green and sustainability onto the campus and into the community on a variety of topics.

International Sustainability Campus Network (ISCN)

The International Sustainable Campus Network (ISCN) provides a global forum to support leading colleges, universities, and corporate campuses in the exchange of information, ideas, and best practices for achieving sustainable campus operations and integrating sustainability in research and teaching.

Greenforce Initiative: Resources

This page list the extensive resources of  the Greenforce Initiative, an effort to strengthen the capacity of community colleges to develop, enhance or refine green career pathway programs in six regions of the U.S. Jobs for the Future (JFF) and National Wildlife Federation (NWF) are partners in this initiative.

Alliance for Sustainability: Building a better life and workforce in rural America

This network builds partnerships with community-based organizations, industry associates, government agencies, and extension services to educate the labor force, communities, and youth about sustainable development.

Article: Act Local, Start Now, Think Big: 10 “Yes in My Backyard” Steps to a More Sustainable Commun

This article provides ideas for communities and community members to become more sustainable using policy,  funding, and other industry resources. (February 2016)

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