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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Community Energy Conversations encourages understanding and civic engagement for positive change through improved civil discourse skills, helping participants understand how energy issues affect them, and assisting people with polarized perspectives find common ground to address issues. Activities can also be used in college communities for civic engagement activities or by faculty as course assignments. Also […]
March 14, 2016
This call to action is directed toward all community college and university personnel to institutionalize clean energy usage and education into every higher education department and program. It encourages interdisciplinary curricular and co-curricular activities that will promote energy efficiency at every level. Included in this document is a list of significant clean energy informational resources.
This publication lays out a plan to accelerate the use of green infrastructure in normal business practices as a tool to manage stormwater, invest in infrastructure and for community growth. The report details success stories and lessons learned for real-world, tested solutions to these issues.
March 15, 2016
This initiative encourages civic engagement and skills for democracy among undergraduate students on critical national issues such as political engagement, stewardship of public lands and tackling America’s financial debt. It examines the roles and actions of government agencies, advocacy organizations, and citizens in trying to address problems and resolve conflicts through a blend of national […]
These publications, presentations and other resources useful to staff, students and educators focus on the successful design, implementation and evaluation of the triple bottom line of sustainability, including social justice and well being, healthy environments, and strong economies to promote and support sustainability education, policies, and practices. The page includes sustainability learning outcomes, primers, campus […]
This resources serves as an implementation guide to the Presidents Climate Commitment and is useful to any campus working to reduce its climate pollution. It gives educational facilities professionals and students a practical framework to reduce pollution and greenhouse gas emissions while working with campus stakeholders to meet their institutions’ carbon neutrality goals.
In support of the U.S. Department of Energy’s SunShot initiative, NREL is offering no-cost technical assistance to higher education institutions seeking to go solar. The program is designed to increase the deployment of mid-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, engage stakeholders to develop deployment solutions and empower decision makers. Any U.S. higher education institution is eligible […]
The Story of Stuff Project has engaging videos, podcasts, teaching tools and blogs about the unsustainable present day systems for producing and consuming goods.The resources provided assist students in analyzing the negative environmental and economic impacts of present practices and provide information about how consumption can benefit people, economies, and environments and how students can […]
The AASHE Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.
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 […]
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