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.
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 311 Green Colleges profiles 308 institutions of higher education in the United States and three in Canada that demonstrate a strong commitment to sustainability in their academic offerings, campus infrastructure, activities, and career preparation. The 220-page guide is the only free, comprehensive, annually updated guide to green colleges. The Guide […]
June 1, 2011
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.
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.
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
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 REEEP Compendium of Best 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.
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
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.
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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