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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App: “Sweat & Toil” Locates Global Products Made with Forced or Child Labor

The iPhone App “”Sweat & Toil: Child Labor, Forced Labor, and Human Trafficking Around the World”” is a comprehensive resource to empower consumers with the information needed to educate themselves, make smarter buying decisions, and to take action toward a more sustainable future. With this app, users can:
– Check countries’ efforts to eliminate child labor
– Find child labor data
– Browse goods produced with child labor or forced labor
– Review laws and ratifications
– See what governments can to do end child labor


Developing Skills for Sustainability Change Agents with a Participatory Backcasting Teaching Toolbox

This paper describes and analyzes a participatory backcasting teaching toolbox (PBTT) designed to develop skills required for sustainability change agents. The PBTT contains twelve modules and includes critical and systems thinking, future orientation, ability to work in trans-disciplinary frameworks, personal involvement, conflict resolution and consensus building. It further describes how the PBTT effects the development of students’ skills, as observed throughout ten teaching cases and discusses the potentials and limitations of the PBTT for building up sustainable development related skills.


Article: ‘Food Hubs’ Meet Growing Demand for Locally Grown Farm Fare

 This article discusses how “food hubs,” or operations that aggregate, distribute and market source-identified food, are growing in popularity and scale as the demand for locally-sourced foods grows among individuals and organizations, such as hospitals and schools. These food hubs provide a stable market for local farmers, while connecting people to what they are consuming in a mindful way.


Article: Solar Is Producing 50% More Electricity Than We Thought

 This informative article explains how solar power is producing a vast deal more power than previously thought. The new analysis takes into consideration previously unaccounted for behind-the-meter, or private roof-top, solar systems.


Article: What It Takes to Be a Chief Resilience Officer (CRO)

 The Chief Resilience Officer (CRO) is the person at the forefront of innovation in helping cities grow while becoming more resilient. Employment projections foresee that dozens of cities, territories, countries, and companies will be hiring their first CRO in the next few years. This article delves into the personal traits of a successful CRO and gives examples of the differing types of careers they work in.


Bioenergy & Sustainability: Bridging the Gaps

Experts from around the world contributed to this report to present findings and recommendations on the current production and use of bioenergy. It includes growth potential, and considers aspects such as land use, feedstock, technologies, impacts and policies.


California Climate Policy to 2050: Pathways for Sustained Prosperity

 When teaching about climate policy, law and economics, this study from Next 10 assesses the economic impacts of a variety of policy approaches towards greenhouse gas reduction targets. While the publication is based on California’s climate goals, the information presented is applicable for a variety of governments and organizations.


Career Webinars

This collection of webinars about how to move into global/international development provides career guidance and assistance through informational videos on a variety of topics from international development related Resume/CV building through the application process, including career transition webinars and information regarding volunteer work.


Careers in the Wind Industry

 This portal provides resource sites describing employment in the wind energy profession. These resources define various jobs created by wind energy development, describe the educational programs and training requirements and connect wind energy companies to people seeking jobs in the wind energy industry.


cIRcle: The University of British Columbia’s Repository for Research and Teaching Materials

cIRcle is the University of British Columbia’s (UBC) digital repository for research and teaching materials from conferences, faculty, students and the UBC community and partners. Topics in the repository include: Agriculture, Buildings & Structures, Education, Environment, Natural Resources, and Transportation & Utilities.


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