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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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Rocky Mountain Institute: Factor Ten Engineering (10xE)

This site describes sustainability design principles and a set of case studies for resource-intensive design problems, such as manufacturing processes, buildings and vehicles, from the Rocky Mountain Institute. This page holds many still-relevant and useful resources at the Rocky Mountain Institute. (2010/2011)

April 11, 2011

U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Webinar Subscription

Purchase this subscription to access archived and new webinars on current innovations and best practices in sustainable building and LEED.

Climate and Energy Resources from Environmental Law & Policy Center (ELPC)

View a set of reports and other resources that describe the impacts of climate change, environmental changes, and clean energy solutions to these problems.

Report: Driving Demand for Home Energy Improvements

This report is aimed at energy efficiency program designers at community colleges, anyone interested in building market demand as well as others (e.g. policymakers). It covers how motivating homeowners to seek energy improvements is crucial to building a green economy and fully utilizing the public programs that support energy efficiency. (September 2010)

April 25, 2011

Report: The Greening of Corrections, Creating a Sustainable System

This report identifies green job training programs that provide quality employment opportunities in the emerging green economy. While the section, Completing the Sustainable Model (p 20), provides corrections administrators ways to adapt existing training programs and build strategic partners that support the continuum of learning opportunities during a transition to a greener economy, it is […]

May 10, 2011

EcoAgriculture Partners

EcoAgriculture Partners is an independent platform for cross-sectoral dialogue and action among a diverse group of stakeholders. By working with this wide range of partners and collaborators, they provide direct support, education, training, research, and policy analysis to help groups implement and support effective ecoagriculture practices and policies.

May 30, 2011

Green For All: Building an inclusive green economy

This national organization works to build an inclusive green economy that is strong enough to lift people out of poverty. Green For All works in collaboration with business, government, labor, and grasroots communities to create and implement programs that increase quality jobs and opportunities in the green industry.

National Geographic: Environment

National Geographic’s Environment resource provides a wealth of information on topics relevant to our global eco-system. By providing information on everything from Home Greening, Energy Efficiency, current events, and much more; visitors can gain essential insight on issues important to the environment.

Resources from the U.S. Green Building Council Center for Green Schools

The U.S. Green Building Council (the creator of LEED green building certifications) provides numerous resources on creating green schools that are accessible at the link above.

Article: The Community College Perspective in the Emerging Green Economy

This article (page 35) touches on how cost-effective and viable green innovations are to often failing to take hold and the roles community colleges can play to solve this problem. This article shares strategies on how community colleges can; drive job growth in the green economy, prepare students in all disciplines and create effective partnerships […]

May 31, 2011

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