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Green not (only) for profit: An empirical examination of the effect of environmental-related standards on employees’ recruitment☆ Membership Required

Thanks to an original database on French firms we investigate the impact of environmental-related standards on employees’ recruitment. Using a bivariate probit model, we show that voluntary environmental-related standards (i ...

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Modeling Corporate Social Performance and Job Pursuit Intention: Mediating Mechanisms of Corporate Reputation and Job Advancement Prospects Membership Required

An important issue for successful recruitment is to increase the pursuit intention of job seekers. This study discusses such issue by proposing a research model based on the signaling theory ...

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Tell me your socially responsible practices, I will tell you how attractive for recruitment you are! The impact of perceived CSR on organizational attractiveness Membership Required

This experimental study seeks to extend the current knowledge about the impact of corporate social responsibility on organizational attractiveness by analyzing the mediating role of corporate image. To the best ...

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Green and nongreen recruitment practices for attracting job applicants: exploring independent and interactive effects Membership Required

The study is based on the reactions of a sample of Italian graduate students to the websites of seven companies operating in Italy. It addresses two specific issues in the ...

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Illuminating the Signals Job Seekers Receive from an Employer's Community Involvement and Environmental Sustainability Practices: Insights into Why Most Job Seekers Are Attracted, Others Are Indifferent, and a Few Are Repelled Membership Required

  • University of Vermont (VT)
  • University of Saskatchewan (SK)

Evidence shows that job seekers tend to be attracted to employers known for their corporate social responsibility (CSR), but relatively little is known about the underlying psychological processes. Moreover, the ...

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A moderated mediation model of CSR and organizational attractiveness among job applicants: Roles of perceived overall justice and attributed motives Membership Required

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the mediating role of perceived overall justice and the moderating effect of self- and other-centered motives in the relationship between organizational corporate ...

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Corporate social responsibility and organizational attractiveness: implications for talent management Membership Required

Talent management is a twenty-first-century concern. Attracting talented individuals to organizations is an important source for firm competitive advantage. Building on signaling theory, this paper proposes that corporate social responsibility ...

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How Are Campuses Harnessing Renewable Energy? New Report Tracks Trends in Higher Ed Membership Required

  • University of New Hampshire (NH)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • Altenex, LLC (CA)

As a whole, campuses are getting more energy efficient. But space growth counter-weighs these gains. Hundreds of campuses have onsite solar. But the arrays are small, and sometimes the SCRECs ...

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How Federal Programs and Partnerships can Help Reduce Wasted Food on Campuses Membership Required

  • Central Michigan University (MI)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (DC)

Food is the single largest waste stream sent to landfills and incinerators each year in the United States –over 70 billion pounds, which accounts for 21 percent of Americans’ everyday ...

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The Relationship between Perceptions of Corporate Citizenship and Organizational Commitment Membership Required

  • Missouri State University (MO)

The results of a survey of business professionals verified a relationship between perceptions of corporate citizenship and organizational commitment. More important, the results demonstrated that the relationship between corporate citizenship ...

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Corporate Social Performance and Attractiveness as an Employer to Different Job Seeking Populations Membership Required

  • Concordia University Wisconsin (WI)
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (WI)

This study investigates the hypothesis that the advantage corporate social performance (CSP) yields in attracting human resources depends on the degree of job choice possessed by the job seeking population ...

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20% discount to attend Washington & Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference (WOHESC) for AASHE members Membership Required

  • Portland State University (OR)

Washington & Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference (WOHESC) is a platform for empowering and inspiring change making, facilitating action, and for sharing, networking, and collaboration related to sustainability within the ...


Discounted Intentional Endowments Network Membership for AASHE Members Membership Required

  • Intentional Endowments Network (MA)

The Intentional Endowments Network (IEN) is a non-profit peer-learning network that aims to support the development of intentionally designed endowments – that enhance financial performance while aligning with institutional mission, values ...


Calibrating MBA Job Preferences for the 21st Century Membership Required

  • Stanford University (CA)
  • University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)

Our research studies what MBAs in the 21st century care about during their job searches. We update the MBA job preference literature by using adaptive conjoint analysis to calibrate the ...

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Corporate Social Performance As a Competitive Advantage in Attracting a Quality Workforce Membership Required

  • University of Missouri (MO)

Several researchers have suggested that a talented, quality workforce will become a more important source of competitive advantage for firms in the future. Drawing on social identity theory and signaling ...

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Linking Perceived Corporate Social Responsibility and Intention to Quit: The Mediating Role of Job Embeddedness Membership Required

Systematic research regarding the effects of corporate social responsibility (CSR) on organizational stakeholder groups, like employees, remains sparse. This article examines employees’ reaction to CSR programmes at the attitudinal level ...

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The Relationship Between Norwegian and Swedish Employees’ Perception of Corporate Social Responsibility and Affective Commitment Membership Required

Corporations are spending a substantial and increasing amount of money on corporate social responsibility (CSR). However, little is known about the effects on key stakeholders of these activities. This study ...

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Corporate Social Responsibility and Job Choice Intentions: A Cross-Cultural Analysis Membership Required

  • California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (CA)
  • Dalhousie University (NS)

A theory of planned behavior (TPB) framework was employed to investigate the impact of corporate social responsibility (CSR) perceptions on the job choice intentions of American, Chinese, and Lebanese college ...

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CSR as Organization–Employee Relationship Management Strategy: A Case Study of Socially Responsible Information Technology Companies in India Membership Required

  • National University of Singapore

This study examined corporate social responsibility (CSR) as a probable relationship management strategy that could strengthen relationships between organizations and their employees. Specifically, this study explored linkages between employee perceptions ...

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Exploring the Relationship Between Corporate Social Performance and Employer Attractiveness Membership Required

  • State University of New York at New Paltz (NY)

Building on existing studies suggesting that corporate social performance (CSP) is important in the job choice process, the authors investigate job seekers’ perceptions of importance of CSP and explore effects ...

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The World Climate Simulation Membership Required

  • University of Massachusetts Lowell (MA)

The importance of sustainability will only grow during our students’ lifetimes, as will the need for sustainability-literate citizens and professionals of all types. We have developed an interactive and engaging ...

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Living Labs Research Membership Required

  • Environmental Association for Universities & Colleges (Gloucestershire)

A university or college living lab is where real-world institutional problems are addressed in new dynamic partnerships between all the institution's stakeholder groups. A living lab facilitates a bridge ...

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Overcoming Barriers: Organizational Effectiveness of College Sustainability Offices Membership Required

  • Eckerd College (FL)

This study assesses the organizational effectiveness of six small colleges that have demonstrated a commitment to campus sustainability practices. Given the complex structures and competing demands within a small college ...

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Hear My Voice: Strengthening the College Pipeline for Young Men of Color in California Membership Required

The Ed Trust–West report, Hear My Voice, examines the intersection of race, gender, and education and draws upon on-campus interviews with male students of color, parents, educators, and administrators ...

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Study Guide Questions for Paul Hawken's The Ecology of Commerce Revised Edition Membership Required

  • Oklahoma State University (OK)

This interactive workbook is a study tool to accompany Paul Hawken's book “The Ecology of Commerce: Revised Edition: A Declaration of Sustainability” (published in 2010). It transforms reading about ...

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The Campus Kitchens Project Membership Required

  • The Campus Kitchens Project (DC)

Images from the Campus Kitchens Project (CKP), a national leader in community service for students and the future of hunger relief. CKP is empowering the next generation of leaders to ...

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The climate mitigation gap: education and government recommendations miss the most effective individual actions Membership Required

Current anthropogenic climate change is the result of greenhouse gas accumulation in the atmosphere, which records the aggregation of billions of individual decisions. Here we consider a broad range of ...

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Not Business as Usual: Fostering Civic Engagement on Climate Change Membership Required

  • AASHE (PA)
  • U.S. Partnership for Education for Sustainable Development
  • Higher Education Associations Sustainability Consortium (HEASC) (PA)
  • CitizensΓÇÖ Climate Lobby (CA)

Scientists are in consensus that the world needs to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions in order to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, and this cannot be accomplished by ...

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Breaking Through Gridlock: The Power of Conversation in a Polarized World Membership Required

Think about the last time you tried to talk with someone about political, social, or environmental issues who didn’t already agree with you. How well did it go?

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Moving the Needle on Commute Mode through Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Membership Required

  • Cornell University (NY)
  • Stanford University (CA)
  • University of South Florida (FL)
  • AASHE (PA)

Offering sustainable transportation options to students and staff is the easy part. What more can you do to foster improvements in sustainable commute mode share? Transportation demand management (TDM) professionals ...

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Green Awakenings Report 2011: Identifying the assets and barriers to creation care on Christian campuses Membership Required

  • Abilene Christian University (TX)
  • Baylor University (TX)
  • Calvin College (MI)
  • Eastern University (PA)
  • Gordon College (MA)
  • Messiah College (PA)
  • Renewal: Students Caring for Creation (MI)

Renewal’s 2011 Green Awakenings: Digging Deeper explores the conditions that lead to the success or failure of creation care initiatives on Christian campuses. As Renewal has witnessed more engagement ...

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Teaching Old Dogs New Tricks: The Effectiveness of Community-Based Social Marketing on Energy Conservation for Sustainable University Campuses Membership Required

  • Emory University (GA)
  • Kansas State University (KS)

The paper presents a community-based social marketing (CBSM) study that was conducted at Kansas State University (KSU) to determine potential strategies to decrease energy consumption on college campuses. The study ...

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Education for sustainability in higher education: a multiple-case study of three courses Membership Required

Education for sustainability (EfS) in higher education is an emerging specialisation within the general field of EfS. EfS encompasses cognitive, affective and behavioural aspects, and aims at enhancing a variety ...

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Educating the Future of Sustainability Membership Required

  • Colorado State University (CO)
  • University of New Haven (CT)

The future of global environmental sustainability is contingent upon educating the next generation of environmental stewards. Critical elements of training such an interdisciplinary workforce include mentoring and experiential learning in ...

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What should every citizen know about ecology? Membership Required

  • Radford University (VA)
  • Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick Campus (NJ)
  • St. Petersburg College (FL)

The level of ecological literacy among the general population in the US and other countries is not known, although there is widespread concern that it is too low to enable ...

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What are the key elements of a sustainable university? Membership Required

Nowadays, the principles of sustainable development are becoming increasingly important and universities are acting as agents in promoting these principles within society. In the future, universities will inevitably play crucial ...

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Using indicators to profile energy consumption and to inform energy policy in a university—A case study in Ireland Membership Required

  • University College Cork - National University of Ireland, Cork (Co. Corcaigh)

The services sector has the least amount of energy end use data available, which poses significant challenges to companies within the sector attempting to benchmark their energy performance and inform ...

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Using a class to conduct a carbon inventory: A case study with practical results at Macalester College Membership Required

  • Macalester College (MN)

The purpose of this paper is to discuss the practical realities of using a college seminar to fulfill the carbon audit requirement for signatories to the American College and University ...

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University campuses energy performance estimation in Ukraine based on measurable approach Membership Required

Aim of research is an attempt to create the methodology for University campuses (UC) energy certification system for Ukraine. Therefore, taking into account national conditions, the certification variant, based on ...

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Toward sustainable educational travel Membership Required

  • Southwestern University (TX)
  • Franklin University Switzerland (Ticino)

In the past decade, sustainability and global citizenship have emerged as two of the most prominent themes in contemporary higher education. Literature that specifically merges the two themes has, however ...

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Setting a Sustainability Standard Membership Required

  • Dickinson College (PA)

Dickinson takes leadership role in helping faculty across a wide-range of disciplines prepare students to tackle tomorrow's sustainability challenges.


Energy Master Plan - St. John's University, New York Membership Required

  • St. John's University, New York (NY)

St. John's University is preparing to commit to deeper carbon emissions reductions. As a participant in the New York City Carbon Challenge since 2007, SJU will achieve its commitment ...

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Energy Economics and Policy

  • University of Rhode Island (RI)

This certificate program provides intensive training in energy economics, management, and policy. It is designed to address energy management issues at scales ranging from the individual building, to the microgrid ...

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The University and the Moral Imperative of Fair Trade Coffee Membership Required

This paper examines the relationship between the university and fair trade coffee campaigns in North America. In recent years, fair trade coffee sales internationally have increased substantially but have still ...

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The engaged university: providing a platform for research that transforms society Membership Required

Despite a growing recognition that the solutions to current environmental problems will be developed through collaborations between scientists and stakeholders, substantial challenges stifle such cooperation and slow the transfer of ...

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Sustainability Leadership Programs: Emerging Goals, Methods & Best Practices Membership Required

Colleges and universities are rushing to respond to an increasingly urgent challenge: developing the next generation of sustainability leaders. Although diverse in program design, teaching methodologies, assumptions, and skills taught ...

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Survey of energy consumption and energy conservation measures for colleges and universities in Guangdong province Membership Required

As an important part of economical society, colleges and universities have been shouldering the important task of education, science research and social service. In this paper, a detailed investigation in ...

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Strengthening Knowledge Co-Production Capacity: Examining Interest in Community-University Partnerships Membership Required

Building successful, enduring research partnerships is essential for improving links between knowledge and action to address sustainability challenges. Communication research can play a critical role in fostering more effective research ...

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Spatial mapping of occupant satisfaction and indoor environment quality in a LEED platinum campus building Membership Required

This paper reports a post-occupancy evaluation study of a LEED Platinum building on a university campus. A multiple-tool POE approach with GIS-based spatial mapping method was used to analyze and ...

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Spatial characterization and analysis of the campus residential waste stream at a small private Liberal Arts Institution Membership Required

The generation and management of solid waste on college campuses have presented challenges to pursuing institutional sustainability. Characterizing, analyzing, and understanding the composition of a campus’ residential waste stream is ...

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