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Spreadsheet: Publications related to the role of access to nature in education Membership Required

  • North Lake College - DCCCD (TX)
  • Princeton University (NJ)
  • University at Buffalo (NY)
  • AASHE (PA)

Response to a 11/6/17 GreenSchools listserv request for Academic literature concretely linking access to the natural environment and enhanced educational outcomes (e.g., an evidence-based assessment of correlations ...

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Guidelines for universities engaging in social responsibility Membership Required

The Guidelines are designed to help universities to successfully incorporate USR (university social responsibility) in their strategies and everyday activities. The USR guidelines are available online in a PDF version ...

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Guide to Making Claims About Your Solar Power Use Membership Required

  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (DC)

This guide describes best practices for appropriately explaining and characterizing solar power activities and the fundamental importance of renewable energy certificates (RECs) for solar power use claims. This guidance is ...

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Making College Affordable: Providing Low-Income Students With the Knowledge and Resources Needed to Pay for CollegeState Flagships Membership Required

College can seem out of reach for many low-income students. Too often they believe college is unaffordable and unattainable. It is no surprise then that students from the bottom socioeconomic ...

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3.3 MW Wind Purchase from Roth Rock Wind Farm Membership Required

  • University System of Maryland Office (MD)

The University of Maryland System and the Maryland Department of General Services are jointly purchasing 20% of the output of the 50 MW Roth Rock Wind Farm via a 20 ...

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18 MW Wind Purchase from Pinnacle Wind Farm Membership Required

  • University System of Maryland Office (MD)

The University of Maryland System is purchasing 33% of the output of the 55 MW Pinnacle Wind Farm via a 20 year power purchase agreement. The Maryland Department of General ...

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1.4 MW Solar Array on Pecos Campus Membership Required

  • Chandler-Gilbert Community College (AZ)
  • SolarCity

Chandler-Gilbert Community College partnered with SolarCity to install a 1.38 MW solar power system at its Pecos Campus. It was constructed on land leased from CGCC. The college purchases ...

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52 MW Capital Partners Solar Project Membership Required

  • American University (DC)
  • George Washington University (DC)
  • Duke Energy Corporation (NC)
  • CustomerFirst Renewables (MD)

The Capital Partners Solar Project (CPSP) is a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) under which Duke Energy Renewables (DER) installed 52-megawatts (AC) of ground-mount solar across three sites in North ...

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Ten Tools for Moving Your Campus to 100% Clean Energy Membership Required

Environment America designed a series of 10 fact sheets as a resource for students, faculty and administrators interested in moving their campus toward sustainability. The fact sheets have been crafted ...

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The impact of development education and education for sustainable development interventions: a synthesis of the research Membership Required

  • University of Limerick

The Sustainable Development Goals set out by the United Nations advocate that all learners will have the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development. Development education, education for sustainable ...

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Is students’ energy literacy related to their university’s position in a sustainability ranking? Membership Required

University rankings are increasingly important internationally, and in the UK include a sustainability ‘Green League’. However, there is little evidence about experiences of studying in ‘sustainable universities’. We report an ...

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Carbon Markets & Offsets Guidance Membership Required

  • Second Nature (MA)

This document was developed as a resource for higher education institutions implementing one of the Presidents’ Climate Leadership Commitments. It outlines the concept of carbon offsets, how offsetting can be ...

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The Key to Sustainable Purchasing - Radical Supply Chain Transparency Membership Required

  • Georgetown University (DC)
  • Harvard University (MA)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (DC)

By definition, you can’t really know what is happening in your institution’s supply chain if you don’t even know where your supply chain is. Yet, few purchasers ...

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A Deeper Solidarity: Sustainability Through a Social Justice Lens Membership Required

  • Hackman Consulting Group

AASHE 2017 Closing Keynote Speaker Heather Hackman is the founder of Hackman Consulting Group. She regularly consults on issues of deep diversity, equity and social justice with an emphasis on ...

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A Research on Physical Characteristics and Campus Sustainability Performance of American Univerisity Campus Membership Required

  • University of Pennsylvania (PA)
  • Tsinghua University

Sixty four STARS rated campuses across the United States make up the total sample list of the research. The paper starts from the correlation analysis between physical characteristics and sustainable ...


Art and Science Collaboration: The Key to a Sustainable Future Login Required

  • Antioch College (OH)
  • Pacific Northwest College of Art (OR)
  • Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, Camden Campus (NJ)
  • AASHE (PA)

This webinar is dedicated to art and science collaboration. As this topic has increased in importance to both artistic and scientific communities, Art and Science Collaboration: The Key to a ...

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Learning Our Way Toward Resilience Membership Required

  • Island Press (DC)
  • Post Carbon Institute (OR)

This is an excerpt of Chapter 14 from The Community Resilience Reader: Essential Resources for an Era of Upheaval. Resilience education is about building our individual and community capacities to ...

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Engaging Stakeholders in Education for Sustainable Development at University Level Membership Required

This book discusses the role of ESD stakeholders at university level, involving civil society and the private sector and public sectors (including local, national and intergovernmental bodies). In particular, it ...

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Education for Sustainable Development Membership Required

  • AASHE (PA)

Article recaps a survery co-sponsored by Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), that found that 75 percent or more believed strongly that the curriculum should include coursework on environmental sustainability ...

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Market Data: Building Energy Management Systems Membership Required

This report from Navigant Research analyzes the global market for building energy management systems (BEMSs), examining technology trends, and providing forecasts, segmented by region, offering type, and customer type, through ...

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Green Chemistry Research Report Membership Required

This market assessment by Pike Research estimates the current size of the green chemical industry - which includes waste minimization in the chemical production process; replacement of existing products with less ...

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UNH gets top ‘green campus’ status Membership Required

  • University of New Hampshire (NH)
  • AASHE (PA)

Fosters.com article captures the University of New Hampshire's STARS Platinum achievement.

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New Drivers for Campus Microgrids: Resiliency, Community, Research, Jobs & Cost Savings Membership Required

Colleges and universities were among the first to adopt microgrid technology in North America. Initially they did so to ensure electric reliability on a grid that had yet to fully ...

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Higher Education’s Anchor Mission: Measuring Place-Based Engagement Membership Required

  • Cleveland State University (OH)
  • Drexel University (PA)
  • Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, Newark Campus (NJ)
  • Buffalo State College (NY)
  • University of Missouri-St. Louis (MO)
  • Virginia Commonwealth University (VA)

The report examines how an ongoing—and expanding—effort to track the impact of colleges and universities on the financial and social well-being of their surrounding neighborhoods is helping these ...

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UVic's Green Lab Membership Required

  • University of Victoria (BC)
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Handbook of Sustainability Science and Research Membership Required

This multidisciplinary handbook explores concrete case studies which illustrate how sustainability science and research can contribute to the realization of the goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It ...

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Handbook of Lifelong Learning for Sustainable Development Membership Required

  • University of Malta (Northern Harbor District)

This book focuses on lifelong learning for sustainable development, an aspect that has been rarely explored in great detail. It also discusses methodological approaches and experiences deriving from case studies ...

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Handbook of Sustainability and Social Science Research Membership Required

In this handbook social science researchers who focus on sustainability present and discuss their findings, including empirical work, case studies, teaching and learning innovations, and applied projects. As such, the ...

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Bates College Students Install Solar Membership Required

  • Bates College (ME)

Working with local solar installer Revision Energy, Bates College students work on the roof of our Shortridge Research Facility to install enough solar panels to cover 100% of the building ...


Bates College Students Install Solar Panels on Research Faciltiy Membership Required

  • Bates College (ME)

Working with local solar installer Revision Energy, Bates College students work on the roof of our Shortridge Research Facility to install enough solar panels to cover 100% of the building ...


Bates College's New Wood-based, Liquid Fuel Boiler Membership Required

  • Bates College (ME)

In January of 2017, Bates College began using a fuel which no other college or university in the United States has used before. Known as Renewable Fuel Oil, it is ...


Three Views of Systems Theories and their Implications for Sustainability Education Membership Required

  • University of Maine (ME)
  • University of London

Worldwide, there is an emerging interest in sustainability and sustainability education. A popular and promising approach is the use of systems thinking. However, the systems approach to sustainability has neither ...


Teaching sustainability in a global MBA: insights from the OneMBA Membership Required

  • Erasmus University Rotterdam

This paper reports on a module designed to deliver education for sustainability within the framework of the new generation of global executive MBAs. The module described was taught as part ...


Integrating and Unifying Competing and Complementary Frameworks Membership Required

  • The University of Georgia (GA)
  • York University (ON)

In the field of business and society, several complementary frameworks appear to be in competition for preeminence. Although debatable, the primary contenders appear to include (a) corporate social responsibility, (b ...


Sustainability Science and Engineering:  The Emergence of a New Metadiscipline Membership Required

  • American Chemical Society (DC)

A case is made for growth of a new metadiscipline of sustainability science and engineering. This new field integrates industrial, social, and environmental processes in a global context. The skills ...


Preparing Today for a Sustainable Future Membership Required

  • American Chemical Society (DC)

Business leaders and their academic trainers must embrace the concept of sustainability to prepare future leaders with the understanding and tools necessary to make key decisions based on more than ...


Overcoming Silos: The Role of an Interdisciplinary Course in Shaping a Sustainability Network Membership Required

  • California State University, Northridge (CA)

In fall 2009, seven faculty members from different disciplines partnered to develop and teach a 15-week undergraduate course on sustainability. These disciplines are family and consumer sciences, geography, management, political ...


Public-Public Partnerships for a New Paradigm in the Civic Role of the University Membership Required

  • California State University, Chico (CA)

Recognizing the need to proactively prepare engaged citizens for the dynamic socioeconomic and environmental conditions of the 21st century, the Institute for Sustainable Development at California State University (CSU), Chico ...


Teaming Up To Fight Blight and Promote Sustainability: An Academic-Governmental Collaboration for Sustainable Development Membership Required

  • Albany Law School of Union University (NY)
  • University at Albany (NY)

This article describes a town-gown collaboration in the capital region of New York State between two academic institutions, Albany Law School and the University at Albany, and two city governments ...


Portland State University All Gender Restroom Campaign Membership Required

  • Portland State University (OR)

In 2015 PSU implemented an all gender restroom policy. Working with a student in our College of Art + Design, a marketing campaign was established to advertise the policy.


W&M Park Rx Membership Required

  • College of William & Mary (VA)

Madelyn Phillips, a Student Park Ambassador for the Campus Park Rx program at William & Mary, prescribes time outside to her fellow students with the goal of improving mental and ...


Middlebury College Land Conservation at Bread Loaf Membership Required

  • Middlebury College (VT)

Middlebury's conserved lands around the Bread Loaf campus provides a scenic backdrop for numerous activities.


Middlebury's Bread Loaf Mountain Campus and Surrounding Conserved Lands Membership Required

  • Middlebury College (VT)

Middlebury College's 2100 acres of conserved land is surrounded by Green Mountain National Forest land. Middlebury's conserved lands are enjoyed by participants of its summer programs at the ...


Skidmore College Geothermal Node Membership Required

  • Skidmore College (NY)

Skidmore College's first geothermal energy node distributes geothermal energy from the Arts Quad bore field to Zankel Music Center, Filene Hall, and Saisselin Art Building.


Fresh Press Paper Making Membership Required

  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)

Two students prepare paper at the University of Illinois' Fresh Press Fiber Program.


Oregon State U Reusable Food To Go Containers Membership Required

  • Oregon State University (OR)

Oregon State University has fully transitioned to reusable to go containers, saving over 400,000 disposable containers per year from the landfill.


Oregon State U Provides SNAP Benefit on Campus Membership Required

  • Oregon State University (OR)

To help combat the issue of food insecurity among college students, Oregon State University was the first campus to participate in the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) at its ...


Space Utilization at NSCC Membership Required

  • Nova Scotia Community College (NS)

The scheduling staff optimizing space utilization through the College's scheduling software.

Students in a flexible learning space designed to accommodate multiple trades programs, thus optimizing the usability of the ...


Oregon State U Reusable Food To Go Containers Membership Required

  • Oregon State University (OR)

Oregon State University has fully transitioned to reusable to go containers, saving over 400,000 disposable containers per year from the landfill.


Sustainability in Science Museums sustainABLE (R) Activity Kits Membership Required

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The Sustainability in Science Museums program has developed the sustainABLE® Activity Kits to engage families in sustainability practices and principles. More than 70 kits have been distributed worldwide, engaging more ...