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


Additionally, be sure to check out our Green Programs!


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Get Involved, Change the World: How-To Guide for Students

 Students have the power to enact positive change, both within university communities and in the world. In this sustainable student action guide, students are provided with everything they need to know to build a campaign, find funding and reach sustainable goals on campus and beyond. Read interviews from experts in student activism as they share their insight into what it takes to make sustainable action a reality and find suggestions for getting an audience with administration, finding funding for a cause, plus extensive resources for making it all happen.


Going Green at School: A Guide to Sustainability in College and Life

 This guide provides students with information on what it means to “go green” and the advantaged and benefits of sustainability practices in college and all aspects of life. It provides tips, insights into sustainable college activities and programs and a list of sustainability resources for further information and action.


Green Challenges for Sustainability Education

 This website provides a plethora of activities and challenges to promote sustainability awareness and practices in all areas of life. While it is set up as a contest, the challenges remain posted year-round and will provide educators with ideas and inspiration for classroom challenges and community activities. Some of the topics included are: the human footprint, food, zero waste, biodiversity, personal health, education, agriculture, and fashion.


Green Infrastructure Webcast Series

 The EPA’s Green Infrastructure Webcast Series features preeminent academics and professionals sharing their expertise on a range of topics related to green infrastructure. These educational videos are designed both for those first implementing green infrastructure plans, as well as for those looking to enhance established programs.


Green Scholarships

 Numerous scholarship providers are now awarding green scholarships and grant opportunities to environmentally-conscious students. This guide provides information on how to locate and apply for sustainability-based scholarships and includes a listing of green scholarships currently available.


GreenBiz

 GreenBiz provides information on business, technology and sustainability for people from every industry and discipline to align environmental responsibility with profitable business practices. GreenBiz stories are now available through Apple News so you can get the latest information on the go, in addition to the GreenBiz 350 podcast.


Greenhouse Development Rights

 The Greenhouse Development Rights (GDRs) framework is designed to support an emergency global climate mobilization while, at the same time, preserve the rights of all people to reach sustainable human development free of poverty. It calculates a Responsibility and Capacity Index for all countries and uses a Climate Equity Reference Calculator and a Climate Equity Pledge Scorecard to apply that index within an effort-sharing framework. Also read the report, “The Right to Development in a Climate Constrained World: The Greenhouse Development Rights Framework (pdf).”


Grid Engineering for Accelerated Renewable Energy Deployment (GEARED) Program

 This program aims to build a training and education framework to increase the expertise and preparedness of current and future electric utility sector professionals, specifically solar electricity and other distributed technologies. The GEARED program will create a national network that supports energy systems training and curriculum development based on: research, development, data generation, collection, analysis and simulation.


Growing and Building the Billion Ton Bioeconomy

 This report documents federal activities aimed at helping to develop and support the bioeconomy, especially the production and use of biofuels, bioproducts, and biopower. It includes: preliminary analysis of the expected benefits of a Billion Ton Bioeconomy, a compendium of federal activities that currently support the bioeconomy and details on interagency activities that aim to grow the bioeconomy.


Growing Opportunities with an Efficient, Renewable and Biobased Economy

This USDA (US Dept. of Agriculture) powerpoint presentation explains the concepts, scope and benefits of moving towards a bioeconomy, one in which the production of renewable biological resources are converted into food, feed and energy to solve societal, environmental and economic challenges. This resources makes a great classroom resource for teachers.


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