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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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United Nations Sustainable Development Group (UNSDG) Materials

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

September 8, 2010

A Woman’s Guide to Green Jobs: Why is Green Good for Women? Fact Sheet

This publication is designed to aid in increasing women’s access to high-growth and emerging industry occupations in the green jobs sector nationwide. It will provide women workers and workforce professionals with information on hiring needs and challenges, training and entrepreneurship opportunities, and in-demand and emerging jobs in green industries.

Renewable Energy Certifications from Electronics Technicians Association International (ETA)

ETA International’s comprehensive Renewable Energy credentialing program is unlike any other green certification provider. ETA offers three career track certification pathways in renewable energy technology — Installer / Integrator / Maintainer.

Green Collar Workers and Other Mythical Creatures, book authored by Marc Anderberg.

Labor market analysts have to cut through the fog of overlapping, conflicting and even nonsensical uses of the terms “green jobs” and “green collar workers” before they can give valid and reliable counts of workers employed in them, provide employment demand growth estimates and identify the requisite KSAs for green employment (as opposed to employment […]

Green Jobs in the Residential Energy Efficiency Industry: The Home Performance Industry Perspective

This link is to a variety of employment studies, including “Green Jobs in the Residential Energy Efficiency Industry: The Home Performance Industry Perspective on Training & Workforce Development ,” produced by Efficiency First (Elizabeth Redman.) The link is to a Resource Center that provides research and intelligence for the design and implementation of successful energy […]

Training Tomorrow’s Workforce: Community College and Apprenticeship as Collaborative Rou

This paper considers a complementary approach to increasing valued and marketable skills: scaling up apprenticeship programs, especially in combination with community college and other postsecondary education programs.

Clean Energy Trends Reports

Reports discuss how clean energy has become a driving force for economic recovery, both nationally and internationally.

Skills Standards for Wind Turbine Technicians

This Wind Turbine Technician Skill Standards project is part of a broader initiative to establish power generation standards for the energy industry.

U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Green Job Study

This study calculates the number of jobs supported by the total green building construction market. It also estimates the number of jobs that can be attributed to USGBC as a result of developing the LEED rating system.

U.S. Metro Economies: Green Jobs in U.S. Metro Areas

In this report, the U.S. Conference of Mayors have examined the economic benefits of the ‘Green Economy’ – that part of economic activity which is devoted to the reduction of fossil fuels, the increase of energy efficiency, and the curtailment of greenhouse gas emissions.

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