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


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Climate Action Tracker

 This resource uses graphs and other visual aids to show the effect of current climate pledges and policies on global temperature. Educators can use this information in classroom discussions about climate policy and action.


Community College Sustainability Success Stories

 These articles can inform and inspire educational institutions, faculty, staff, and students to work towards their own sustainability goals with practices that work and can be personalized to fit specific needs.


21st Century Engagement: Investor Strategies for Incorporating ESG Considerations into Corporate Int

 This report provides guidance and tactics useful for U.S. investors when engaging with companies and policymakers on sustainability issues. It includes case study examples of investor engagement with companies and features ESG-themed questions that portfolio managers and analysts should be asking companies.


400 PPM: What’s Next for a Warming Planet

 As the world reaches a new milestone in the amount of greenhouse gases trapped in the atmosphere, Scientific American takes a closer look at what this means for the global population and environment.


7 Sustainability Careers with Financial Rewards

 This list of careers provides insight into the sustainability job market and offers information on pay scale, in addition to job descriptions.


Air Pollution Training Webinars

Find a variety of webinars on air pollution understanding, assessment and management to use in the classroom or for extra-curricular learning opportunities.


America’s Future: Environmental Research and Education for a Thriving Century

 This National Science Foundation report discusses the confluence of global environmental change and new scientific capabilities which is creating opportunities for research and education that can help us anticipate and shape the future rather than merely adapt to its changes.


App for Increasing Student Engagement on Campus for Sustainability Coordinators

 The Tradepal app allows educators and sustainability coordinators to quickly list volunteer opportunities, zero-waste challenges, fundraising initiatives, etc. and connect directly with students by making information and resources readily available on their smartphones.


App: “Sweat & Toil” Locates Global Products Made with Forced or Child Labor

The iPhone App “”Sweat & Toil: Child Labor, Forced Labor, and Human Trafficking Around the World”” is a comprehensive resource to empower consumers with the information needed to educate themselves, make smarter buying decisions, and to take action toward a more sustainable future. With this app, users can:
– Check countries’ efforts to eliminate child labor
– Find child labor data
– Browse goods produced with child labor or forced labor
– Review laws and ratifications
– See what governments can to do end child labor


Developing Skills for Sustainability Change Agents with a Participatory Backcasting Teaching Toolbox

This paper describes and analyzes a participatory backcasting teaching toolbox (PBTT) designed to develop skills required for sustainability change agents. The PBTT contains twelve modules and includes critical and systems thinking, future orientation, ability to work in trans-disciplinary frameworks, personal involvement, conflict resolution and consensus building. It further describes how the PBTT effects the development of students’ skills, as observed throughout ten teaching cases and discusses the potentials and limitations of the PBTT for building up sustainable development related skills.


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