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Measuring Success

  • Yale University (CT)

This presentation will focus on how to capture, disclose and manage sustainability performance metrics. The presentation will focus on how to develop and institutionalize sustainability performance metrics that lead to ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Waste and Access: Communicating about sustainability between universities in developed and developing countries

  • Yale University (CT)

Sustainability initiatives in the United States are largely focused on reducing waste in terms of materials, water, energy, fuel, and even time and money. In less economically developed countries, however ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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The Yale Community Carbon Fund; Reducing Emissions and Increasing Economic Security in Local Communities

  • Yale University (CT)

The Yale Community Carbon Fund seeks both to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to increase economic security for low-income people living in New Haven. Funds are raised through a combination ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Building Alumni Engagement in Campus Sustainability Initiatives

  • Yale University (CT)

As stated on the front cover of its Sustainability Strategic Plan, "Success depends on the active contribution of every member of the Yale community." The Yale Office of Sustainability prioritizes ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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The Four Truths - A Discussion on Industry Misalignments in Achieving High-Performance

  • Harvard University (MA)
  • Lynn University (FL)
  • The New School (NY)
  • Yale University (CT)

The presenter, through the lens of four very diverse case-study examples, will de-bug myths surrounding the design and operational of the high-performance, often high-intensive building industry. The four-truths: (1) Design ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Launching a Sustainability Research Collaborative

  • Princeton University (NJ)
  • Yale University (CT)

The purpose of the Sustainability Research Collaborative is to bridge sustainability research with emerging operational questions among partner institutions. We believe that the pace of transformative sustainability will accelerate within ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Mind the gap- what we have to learn from students (who study abroad)

  • Augsburg University (MN)
  • University of Michigan (MI)
  • Yale University (CT)

Study abroad is often recalled as one of the most pivotal and transformative experiences in a college student's life. Aside from Freshman orientation, a student traveling abroad is perhaps ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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A World Café on the professional challenges of working at the intersections of equity, environment, and economy

  • Cornell University (NY)
  • Yale University (CT)
  • McGill University (QC)

At the AASHE 2010 Conference, Julian Agyeman urged the audience to begin an important conversation about "Just Sustainability" on our campuses. He made a compelling case for the need to ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Measure, Message, Motivate: building an inclusive and empowered campus sustainability culture

  • Yale University (CT)

Campuses around the world are tracing sustainability metrics, but how do we communicate those measurements in a way that engages and empowers students, staff, and faculty?

Our university has developed ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Sub-institutional Planning for Sustainability: developing community-scale concepts and actions

  • Yale University (CT)

Universities around the world are developing and implementing institutional-scale sustainability strategic plans. Most of these strategies emphasize the three-way balance of sustainability and include concepts and tactics for communications. At ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Campus Sustainability Officers Workshop, Part I

  • Yale University (CT)

A morning presentation and discussion addressing issues around managing institutional change, including utilization the newly developed APT (Awakening, Pioneering, Transforming)change management framework for better understanding the key stages of ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Framing a research agenda for Campus Sustainability

  • Yale University (CT)

What kind of research is needed to advance sustainability on our campuses? What are the research opportunities that can bridge faculty expertise and campus sustainability efforts? How can we use ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Addressing Land, Water & Biodiversity on an Urban Campus

  • Yale University (CT)

Many urban campuses are intertwined with the layout of the surrounding city. Sharing streets, neighborhoods, and green spaces requires that we manage the physical campus in a locally, integrated way ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Identifying Change Management Strategies for Sustainability: Building on lessons from Public Health, Ecology, and Business Management

  • Yale University (CT)

Efforts to improve sustainability at higher education institutions often require challenging shifts in organizational priorities, patterns of behavior, management strategies, and community expectations. In guiding these shifts, sustainability leaders must ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Local Carbon Offset Projects: Lessons Learned from Yale, Furman, and Duke Universities

  • Duke University (NC)
  • Furman University (SC)
  • Yale University (CT)

Universities and Colleges across the nation are currently addressing climate change by making significant commitments to reduce campus greenhouse gas emissions. To meet their aggressive reduction targets campuses are identifying ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Change Management for Sustainability

  • Harvard University (MA)
  • Yale University (CT)

This workshop is structured to define the new frontier for managing institutional change for sustainability. At its heart, change management for sustainability is about making change easy, desirable and rewarding ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Lessons from the Heap: Five Years of Move-Out Reuse Efforts

  • Yale University (CT)

Inspired by increasing global demand for sustainable practices, colleges and universities around the world are taking the lead in developing systems and policies that achieve a higher environmental standard. One ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Higher Education Partnerships for Sustainability: Building Collaborative Networks

  • National Wildlife Federation (VA)
  • Oakland Community College (MI)
  • Michigan State University (MI)
  • Yale University (CT)
  • University of California, Office of the President (CA)

Many of the challenges campuses face in becoming more sustainable are systemic - the ability to purchase renewable energy, opportunities to finance major infrastructure upgrades, and mandatory construction and purchasing policies ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Conceptualizing a Cutting Edge Sustainability Program

  • Harvard University (MA)
  • Johns Hopkins University (MD)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MA)
  • Yale University (CT)

Since sustainability programs are still relatively new, there is considerable debate on what are the most salient factors that contribute to an effective campus sustainability program. It is clear that ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Engaging Staff in Campus Sustainability

  • George Mason University (VA)
  • University of Utah (UT)
  • Yale University (CT)

Traditionally, students have been the advocates for and initiators of environmental actions on college and university campuses. Increasingly however, staff members are engaging in the challenge of reducing the environmental ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Center for Green Chemistry & Green Engineering

  • Yale University (CT)

The Mission of The Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering at Yale is to advance sustainability by catalyzing the effectiveness of the Green Chemistry and Green Engineering community. Green ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Center for Environmental Law & Policy

  • Yale University (CT)

The Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy, a joint undertaking between the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and the Yale Law School, seeks to incorporate fresh thinking ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Hixon Center for Urban Ecology

  • Yale University (CT)

The Hixon Center for Urban Ecology was established in 1998 with a generous gift from Alec (’38) and Adelaide Hixon. The work of the Center reflects the Hixon’s interest ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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BA in Engineering Sciences (Environmental)

  • Yale University (CT)

Students who graduate with a Yale degree in Environmental Engineering will be ready for leadership positions in industry and government agencies, as well as for graduate study in engineering, science ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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BS in Environmental Engineering

  • Yale University (CT)

Students who graduate with a Yale degree in Environmental Engineering will be ready for leadership positions in industry and government agencies, as well as for graduate study in engineering, science ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Environmental Studies (BA)

  • Yale University (CT)

This major is grounded in chemistry, biology, and math, and is then combined with humanities and social science courses that focus on the environment. From this broad foundation, students can ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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PhD in Environmental Engineering

  • Yale University (CT)

Yale's Engineering Program offers students an interdisciplinary experience in a supportive and flexible environment. Graduate students develop their own course of study and research in consultation with an advisory ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Global Affairs Joint Degree (MA)

  • Yale University (CT)

This joint-degree program combines the resources of Yale’s graduate Global Affairs program with those of the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. Students studying for this joint degree gain ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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JD/Master in Environmental Law

  • Yale University (CT)

In cooperation with other schools and departments of Yale University, the Law School offers programs leading to a master's degree and a JD (Juris Doctor) or to a doctorate ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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JD/Master in Environmental Management (JD/MEM)

  • Vermont Law School (VT)
  • Yale University (CT)

The Juris Doctor/Master of Environmental Management (JD/MEM) Program requires four years in residence at both schools—two and one-half years at VLS, and one and one-half years at ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Joint Degree in Divinity & Environmental Sciences

  • Yale University (CT)

The joint degree is aimed at students who wish to integrate the study of environmental issues and religious communities in their professional careers and for those who wish to study ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Joint Degree in Public Health & Environmental Sciences

  • Yale University (CT)

At the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (FES) students take eight core courses and four electives that together are designed to develop a broad multidisciplinary foundation for problem solving ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Joint Degree with MBA & Master of Environmental Management (MEM)

  • Yale University (CT)

Yale University offers a master's program that combines environmental studies with the study of management. Students in the program draw upon the resources of the highly ranked Yale School ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Joint MBA & Environmental Management Program

  • Yale University (CT)
  • Universidad de los Andes

Students who wish to participate in this program have the choice between two three-year options. The first is a joint degree program between the Yale School of Management and the ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Joint MS degree in Architecture & Environmental Management

  • Yale University (CT)

The Yale School of Architecture and the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies offer a joint-degree program in Architecture and Environmental Management. This program is directed to individuals who wish ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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International & Development Economics Joint Degree (MA)

  • Yale University (CT)

Natural resources are important to economic development. Basic industries depend on forests, water, minerals, and hydrocarbons. Without careful management, the byproducts of development can despoil local environments, with consequent costs ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Master of Environmental Management

  • Yale University (CT)

The Master of Environmental Management degree prepares students for careers in environmental policy and analysis, green business, design and planning, conservation and stewardship, education, consulting, and journalism. The program requires ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Master of Environmental Science (MESc)

  • Yale University (CT)

The Master of Environmental Science degree is intended for students wishing to work in non-forest related environmental issues. The course of study includes formalized training in the philosophy and practice ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Master of Forest Science (MFS)

  • Yale University (CT)

The Master of Forest Science degree is intended for those students wishing to work in forest-related topics. The course of study includes formalized training in the philosophy and practice of ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Master of Forestry (MF)

  • Yale University (CT)

The MF degree is intended for students wishing to pursue professional careers in the management and policy of forest resources. These professional opportunities can be private-sector forest management-corporate or consulting ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • Yale University (CT)

The Environmental Engineering Program at Yale University emphasizes a multidisciplinary approach to solving environmental problems. Graduate students may pursue their educational and research interests across departmental lines and draw upon ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Growth of Sustainability Research in Higher Ed

  • Princeton University (NJ)
  • Yale University (CT)

At AASHE 2011 last October, Julie Newman (Sustainability Director, Yale University) and Shana Weber (Sustainability Manager, Princeton University) hosted a workshop on “Framing a research agenda for campus sustainability”. For ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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Carbon Neutral U

  • Columbia University (NY)
  • Harvard University (MA)
  • Yale University (CT)

In the age of global warming, the greening of the American college campus is a largely grassroots effort driven by students, faculty, and in-house staff dedicated to sustainable thinking.

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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Big News on Campus

  • Carnegie Mellon University (PA)
  • Clemson University (SC)
  • Yale University (CT)

Provides information on the environmental practices of several colleges in the U.S. Benefits of the Yale Sustainable Food Project for local farmers; Condition of living at the dormitories in ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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Quantitative sustainability in a college or university setting

  • Yale University (CT)

Colleges and universities that adopt the attractive but abstract goal of sustainability are intellectually honest only if they go on to devise operational approaches to meet that goal. Improved environmental ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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Roadmap to Sustainability for Departmental Planning

  • Yale University (CT)

The Roadmap to Sustainability is a unique program designed to guide departments within a larger institution in creating department/unit specific Sustainability Action Plans. The Yale Office of Sustainability developed ...


100 kW Rooftop Array: School of Forestry & Environmental Studies

  • Yale University (CT)

The School of Forestry & Environmental Studies’ newest building, Kroon Hall, is seeking carbon neutrality by incorporating several renewable energy technologies into the design of the building —passive solar, a ...

  • Posted Aug. 11, 2011
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40 kW Rooftop Array: Fisher Hall

  • Yale University (CT)

Fisher Hall at the Yale Divinity School provides a platform for 40kW solar system consisting of 255 solar panels. Installed in 2007, the solar panels generate approximately 45,200 kilowatt-hours ...

  • Posted Aug. 11, 2011
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