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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

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

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The Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges

The Princeton Review’s annual guide to green colleges profiles hundreds of institutions of higher education in the United States and Canada that demonstrate a strong commitment to sustainability in their academic offerings, campus infrastructure, activities, and career preparation.  The guide is the only free, comprehensive, annually-updated guide to green colleges. The guide is updated through […]

June 1, 2011

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.

The Handbook of Sustainability Literacy

In this ground-breaking book, leading sustainability educators are joined by literary critics, permaculturalists, ecologists, artists, journalists, engineers, mathematicians and philosophers in a deep reflection on the skills people need to survive and thrive in the challenging conditions of the 21st century. (Originally published 2009)

Report: Green Schools and Sustainability in Appalachia – Case Studies in Rural Practice

This report highlights preliminary findings from the study “Energy Workforce Trends and Training Requirements”, including case studies of college and university energy programs that are environmentally sustainable and foster education-community partnerships to support local economic growth.

July 18, 2011

A Green Career Pathways Framework: Postsecondary and Employment Success for Low-Income, Disconnected Youth

Released July 2011, this report explores the extent to which this emerging green economy can offer a pathway out of poverty for low-income young people and offers guidance to youth programs about how to learn more about and access industry-driven green credentialing and career pathways development work within local communities or regions. The paper offers […]

August 12, 2011

Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP)

The Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) is a non-profit, specialist change agent aiming to the market for renewable energy and energy efficiency, with a primary focus on emerging markets and developing countries. – CLICK HERE for the 2010 REEEP Compendium of Best Practices, detailing examples of state and local practices

August 16, 2011

Report – Compendium of Best Practices: Sharing Local and State Successes in Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy from the United States

This report of best practices describes over 20 specific examples and practices of effective implementation in states and cities. In this report, exemplary local governments share best practices of their programs, lessons learned and the factors that led to programming success.

BioRegional: Solutions for Sustainability

Help your classroom be more global and more engaged in practical solutions. This entrepreneurial charity initiates practical sustainability solutions and delivers them by setting up new enterprises and partnerships around the world. They assist and encourage others to achieve sustainability through consultancy, education and informing policy.

October 14, 2011

Curriculum for the Bioregion: Connecting What we Learn to Where we Live

This project has materials from an initiative from Evergreen College on where educators discussed what they could be teaching (learning outcomes) for a sustainable future. It shows the results of interdisciplinary and disciplinary conversations and workshops about sustainability education in higher education and has a resources page.

Ecology Center

The Ecology Center provides information that can assist in the education of environmentally and socially responsible practices. View their resources page for events, directories, and useful Fact Sheets.

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