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Assessing the Higher Education Sector’s Use of Renewable Energy Membership Required

  • University of New Hampshire (NH)

This article explores the extent to which U.S.-based institutions of higher education have engaged in voluntary purchases and production of renewable energy. Understanding these efforts is important in ...

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Mapping Sustainability Assessment and Reporting in the UK Tertiary Education: A Whole-institution Perspective on Sustainability Assessment and Reporting Tools Membership Required

  • Environmental Association for Universities & Colleges (Gloucestershire)

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A plethora of assessment and reporting ‘tools’1 has become available for the improvement of sustainability performance in Further and Higher Education(FHE). As the profile of sustainability ...

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Assessing sustainability in higher education curricula: A critical reflection on validity issues Membership Required

While curricular assessments can give insight as to the extent sustainability is integrated into higher education study programs, issues remain regarding how assessments are conducted. Previous research has identified and ...

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Strategic Planning for Sustainability in Canadian Higher Education Membership Required

This paper reviews representations of sustainability in the strategic plans of Canadian higher education institutions (HEIs). A content analysis of the strategic plans of 50 HEIs was undertaken to determine ...

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Greening Technical and Vocational Education and Training: A practical guide for institutions Membership Required

  • UNESCO

This Guide is designed to help leaders and practitioners of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) in improving their understanding and implementation of education for sustainable development (ESD) using ...

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Opportunity and Obligation: A Role for Outdoor Educators in the Sustainability Revolution Membership Required

A primary educational challenge of the 21st century is to inspire students to become socially and ecologically conscientious citizens who are empowered, responsible members of the larger world. Outdoor educators ...


Impact of a Wilderness Orientation Program on College Student's Life Effectiveness Membership Required

Wilderness based outdoor orientation programs have been offered at colleges and universities to incoming freshmen since the 1930s. Although these programs appear to impact students in a positive way (e ...


Tracking the Carbon Footprint of Outdoor Recreation Programs: A Case Study of Texas Tech University's Outdoor Pursuits Center Membership Required

  • Texas Tech University (TX)

Outdoor leaders are already sensitive to the ethics of immediate actions related to use and care of wilderness areas. Considering the impact of our activities on global climate, however, requires ...


Effects of a College Course About Food and Society on Students' Eating Behaviors Membership Required

  • Stanford University (CA)

This paper aims to examine whether an innovative educational course focused on societal-level issues related to food and food production (Food and Society) would promote healthful eating among college students.


Impact on Plate Waste of Switching from a Tray to a Trayless Delivery System in a University Dining Hall and Employee Response to the Switch Membership Required

  • Indiana University Bloomington (IN)

A potential strategy for decreasing food waste in foodservice operations is trayless dining. The objective of this 2010 study was to compare the impact of using a tray vs a ...


Positive Attitudes toward Organic, Local, and Sustainable Foods Are Associated with Higher Dietary Quality among Young Adults Membership Required

  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)

Scant evidence is available on the relationship between preferences for organic, local, sustainable, and nonprocessed foods (ie, alternative food production practices) and dietary quality. This cross-sectional study examined the characteristics ...


Paper Reduction at the University of Washington Membership Required

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
  • University of Washington, Bothel (WA)
  • University of Washington, Tacoma (WA)

The University of Washington is committed to reducing paper consumption at the university and using paper made from recycled content when necessary. Learn more about why that's important with ...

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Sustainability, Green IT and Education Strategies in the Twenty-first Century Membership Required

This work presents and discusses the latest approaches and strategies for implementing Sustainability and Green IT into higher education and business environments. Following the global financial crisis in 2007/2008 ...


Marine Debris & Plastic Source Reduction Toolkit for Colleges & Universities Membership Required

  • University of California, San Francisco (CA)
  • University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
  • University of California, San Diego (CA)
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (DC)

EPA, the Product Stewardship Institute, and the University of California collaborated on this toolkit to help college campuses and other institutions cut their plastic waste and reduce marine debris and ...


Sustainability at Work: Finding Purpose and Profit in Your Career Membership Required

  • AASHE (PA)
  • Engineers for a Sustainable World (DC)

This webinar provides career guidance for pursuing sustainability in every imaginable career. Using the SURF Framework that the presenter developed, and professional narratives from various sectors (agriculture, health, science & ...

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Fix It Friday promotional flyer Membership Required

  • Illinois State University (IL)
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Parks and Sustainability Membership Required

  • Kent State University - Stark (OH)

Picture of a student in Kent State University at Stark's Introduction to Watershed Studies. This course was created through a park and campus partnership.

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Natural Herbicides Project Membership Required

  • Georgia Institute of Technology (GA)
  • Engineers for a Sustainable World (DC)

First experiment (for Google Science Fair 2012). Weedy check (control plot in which no natural herbicides were applied) shown to left; treated areas shown to right.

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Asian deals for UNSW solar technology Membership Required

  • University of New South Wales (NSW)

This press release describes three new technology licensing agreements between and the University of New South Wales and solar cell manufacturers in Asia. The first, a $1.7million licensing agreement ...

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UNL technology powers Nebraska solar panel startup Membership Required

  • University of Nebraska - Lincoln (NE)

This press release describes an exclusive licensing agreement between University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Rare Earth Solar, a Nebraska solar panel manufacturer. The technology licensed by the University replaces the typical ...

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Sustainability Practice and Education on University Campuses and Beyond Membership Required

Campus activities for sustainable development are an effective way of learning and implementing sustainability in surrounding communities and industry. A college campus is an ideal place to practice and test ...

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University Campus Solid Waste Management: Combining Life Cycle Assessment and Analytical Hierarchy Process Membership Required

  • University of Malaya

This volume provides a comprehensive method for optimizing solid waste management practices and procedures at college and university campuses through the use of cluster analysis to combine Life Cycle Assessment ...

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Written Messages Improve Edible Food Waste Behaviors in a University Dining Facility Membership Required

  • Kansas State University (KS)

The purpose of this operational study was to determine how to introduce food waste behavior change into a dining facility using a simple message-type intervention that requires little sustained administrative ...

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Development and Validation of Green Eating Behaviors, Stage of Change, Decisional Balance, and Self-Efficacy Scales in College Students Membership Required

  • University of Rhode Island (RI)

Objective: To develop and validate an instrument to assess environmentally conscious eating (Green Eating [GE]) behavior (BEH) and GE Transtheoretical Model constructs including Stage of Change (SOC), Decisional Balance (DB ...

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University Student Perceptions of Seasonal and Local Foods Membership Required

This study examined how university students conceptualize “seasonal” and “local” in relation to food. Because starting college often represents the first time many people assume primary responsibility for their meals ...

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25% discount on Sustainable Business Courseware for AASHE members Membership Required

  • Sustainable Business Consulting (WA)

Sustainable Business Consulting is offering AASHE members a 25% discount on Sustainable Business Courseware which includes: purchase individual modules, entire courses or full certificates. To take advantage of this offer ...

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Clean Energy Patent Growth Index - 2015 Year in Review Membership Required

The Clean Energy Patent Growth Index (CEPGI) tracks the growth of patents in the clean energy sector from 2002 to the present. Among other things, it includes a ranking of ...

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Greening the Heart of Postsecondary Education Membership Required

  • Royal Roads University (BC)
  • AASHE (PA)

What does “greening the heart of education” look like at the postsecondary level? What are the big questions we must pose — and answer — if colleges and universities are to contribute ...

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Sustainable Business Courseware Membership Required

  • Sustainable Business Consulting (WA)

AASHE has partnered with Sustainable Business Consulting to provide plug-and-play online sustainable business courseware to help members accelerate the integration of sustainability into their curriculum. The content is consistent with ...

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Sustainable Business Certificate

  • Sustainable Business Consulting (WA)

This program has been created to bring students the leading skills and tools for integrating sustainability into any organization - current or future. It is designed to prepare students for practical ...

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Professional Science: Environmental Geographic Information Science

  • Unity College (ME)

Often, environmental scientists can analyze and interpret environmental data while GIS scientists can manage and manipulate data. Unity College’s 100% online GIS degree, the Master’s in Professional Science ...

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Talloires Declaration Membership Required

  • Tufts University (MA)
  • Association of University Leaders for a Sustainable Future (DC)

Composed in 1990 at an international conference in Talloires, France, the Talloires Declaration is the first official statement by university presidents, chancellors, and rectors of a commitment to environmental sustainability ...

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An interdisciplinary approach to environmental and sustainability education: developing geography students’ understandings of sustainable development using poetry Membership Required

  • Anglia Ruskin University

Education for sustainable development (ESD) persists as an important concept within international policy and yet, despite considerable debate, there remains a lack of consensus as to a pedagogy for ESD ...

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Key trends in IEA public energy technology research, development and demonstration (RD&D) budgets Membership Required

This analysis of public funding for energy research, development and demonstration (RD&D) in member countries of the International Energy Agency shows that the share of energy RD&D budgets spent on ...

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Modeling the Relationship Among Perceived Corporate Citizenship, Firms’ Attractiveness, and Career Success Expectation Membership Required

Drawing on propositions from the signaling theory and expectancy theory, this study hypothesizes that the perceived corporate citizenship of job seekers positively affects a firm’s attractiveness and career success ...

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Corporate environmental responsibility, employer reputation and employee commitment: an empirical study in developed and emerging economies Membership Required

Employer reputation is relevant not only to attract but also to retain qualified employees. While in the past financial incentives have been the most important instrument, corporate environmental responsibility (CER ...

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The contribution of corporate social responsibility to organizational commitment Membership Required

This study investigates the relationship between organizational commitment and employee perceptions of corporate social responsibility (CSR) within a model that draws on social identity theory. Specifically, we examine the impact ...

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Corporate social responsibility and labor turnover Membership Required

  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY)

This paper aims to estimate empirically the effect on the voluntary turnover (quit) rate of employees when a large public corporation already judged as an outstanding employer is also ranked ...

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Organizational Commitment in Manufacturing Employees: Relationships With Corporate Social Performance Membership Required

  • Pennsylvania State University (PA)

Despite the numerous forays into understanding the concept and consequences of Corporate Social Performance (CSP), very little is known about how CSP impacts employees. In response, this study examines the ...

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Is Employee Organizational Commitment Related to Firm Environmental Sustainability? Membership Required

Organizational commitment refers to an individual’s identification and involvement with an organization. This paper examines the organizational commitment of employees toward firms with varying levels of environmental sustainability efforts ...

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Corporate social responsibility as a source of employee satisfaction Membership Required

  • University of California, Irvine (CA)
  • University of Illinois at Chicago (IL)

Corporate social responsibility has received an increasing amount of attention from practitioners and scholars alike in recent years. However, very little is known about whether or how corporate social responsibility ...

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Modeling the relationship between perceived corporate citizenship and organizational commitment considering organizational trust as a moderator Membership Required

This study proposes a research model based on social identity theory, which examines the moderating role of organizational trust on the relationship between corporate citizenship and organizational commitment. In the ...

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Understanding employees' responses to corporate social responsibility: mediating roles of overall justice and organisational identification Membership Required

Prior research has suggested that corporate social responsibility (CSR) contributes to organisations' competitive advantage by influencing stakeholders' attitudes. While existing research indicates that CSR relates to some employee outcomes, the ...

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‘Employees response to corporate social responsibility: Exploring the role of employees’ collectivist orientation’ Membership Required

  • KEDGE Business School (Bordeaux)

Since the extant literature largely ignores the conditions that moderate the impact of CSR on employees’ related outcomes, we examine the moderating effect of employees’ collectivist orientation on the relationship ...

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Perceptions of corporate social responsibility, organizational commitment and job satisfaction Membership Required

This paper aims to, first, investigate the impact of corporate social responsibility (CSR)’s various dimensions on organizational commitment and job satisfaction, and, second, to examine the moderating role of ...

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The effect of employee CSR attitudes on job satisfaction and organizational commitment: evidence from the Bangladeshi banking industry Membership Required

This paper aims to investigate the relations between employee corporate social responsibility (CSR) attitudes on job satisfaction (JS) and organizational commitment (OC) in the context of Bangladeshi banks in the ...

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The influence of corporate social responsibility on employee satisfaction Membership Required

The purpose of this paper is to examine the association between corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee satisfaction. The study proposes and empirically tests two hypotheses: that CSR is positively ...

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Examining the effects of corporate social responsibility and ethical leadership on turnover intention Membership Required

The purpose of this paper is to apply the self-concept theory and conservation of resources theory to develop a model that explains how both corporate social responsibility (CSR) and ethical ...

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Employable graduates for responsible employers Membership Required

  • Higher Education Academy (York)

This report explores links between sustainability and employability in the graduate job market in relation to higher education teaching and learning. This was achieved in two ways - firstly, by researching ...

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Corporate Social Performance And Organizational Attractiveness To Prospective Employees Membership Required

Drawing on propositions from social identity theory and signaling theory, we hypothesized that firms' corporate social performance (CSP) is related positively to their reputations and to their attractiveness as employers ...

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