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Transforming a Campus for Zero Waste by Focusing on People

  • Aquinas College (MI)

Change is difficult; changing people's habits and shifting organizational priorities is an even bigger challenge. Yet, we are all faced with a global imperative to take action to protect ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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RecycleMania's Race to Zero Waste

  • Brigham Young University (UT)
  • Keep America Beautiful (CT)
  • Aquinas College (MI)

A review of participation and analysis of data from the first full year of RecycleMania's Race to Zero Waste. In it's first year as a formal competition category ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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The Economics of Sustainability: Using Microeconomic Principles to Teach Sustainability

  • Aquinas College (MI)

As a means to support a sustainable business program at Aquinas College, principles of microeconomics courses take on a unique sustainability focus. Here the concepts of consumption and production are ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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Sustainability in Pedagogy: Bridging the Gap Between Influence and Impact

  • Aquinas College (MI)

There is an issue at the heart of sustainability education which has proven a formidable barrier to more rapid change in our communities and the policies which shape our future ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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Restructuring Sustainability: Implementing Economicology through a Governance Redesign

  • Aquinas College (MI)

Are your sustainability committees simply not meeting your expectations any longer? After an 8 year stretch with the same committee format, Aquinas College decided to redesign its internal sustainability structure ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Regional Centers for ESD: Increasing Impact Through Collaboration

  • Aquinas College (MI)
  • Portland Community College (OR)
  • Portland State University (OR)
  • University of Regina (SK)
  • York University (ON)

Can you envision healthy, just, and thriving communities where sustainability education is prioritized and everyone has opportunities to shape a more sustainable future? The United Nations University has fostered an ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Zero Waste: A Model for Transformational Change

  • Aquinas College (MI)

As a part of its Climate Action Plan under the ACUPCC, Aquinas College is committed to become a zero-waste-to-landfill campus by May 2014. This is the most aggressive, publically stated ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Exploring New Terrain in Business Education: Bringing Sustainability to Ground Level

  • Aquinas College (MI)

Sustainable business, as an emerging field of study, explores new approaches to commerce and business practices. Its focus on commerce departs from the linear "heat, beat, and treat" structure of ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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BS in Sustainable Business

  • Aquinas College (MI)

Sustainable Business is interdisciplinary in nature, integrating science, business, and environmental studies. Sustainable business practices improve long-term profitability, the health of natural systems, and the human component of our world ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Minor in Sustainable Business

  • Aquinas College (MI)

Sustainable Business practices restore environmental quality, promote stable and healthy communities, and increase long-term profitability. The Aquinas Sustainable Business Degree program fosters ecological and social intelligence in all business decisions ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Sustainable Business Professional Certificate Program

  • Aquinas College (MI)

Aquinas College's Fall 2010 Professional Certificate Program in Sustainable Business will offer business owners and professionals an opportunity to learn about sustainable business perspectives, practices and change strategies. The ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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