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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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SFU’s 20-Year Sustainability Vision and Goals Case Study Submission

  • Simon Fraser University (BC)

On the 50th Anniversary of the institution, SFU launched an ambitious engagement process to map out and envision what a “sustainable SFU” would look like in 20 years. The yearlong ...

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Measuring the linkage between strategies on sustainability and institutional forces: an empirical study of Spanish universities Membership Required

Policy documents are commonly identified as key outcomes that guide initiatives directed by senior university leaders towards sustainability through plans and policies. Many studies have called for a more integration ...

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Factors influencing the presence of sustainability initiatives in the strategic planning of Spanish universities Membership Required

Sustainability issues in higher educational institutions have attracted increasing levels of attention from both the public and policy-makers in recent decades. Many studies have called for greater integration of sustainability ...

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Strategic Planning for Sustainability in Canadian Higher Education Membership Required

  • McMaster University (ON)
  • University of Saskatchewan (SK)

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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Engaging sustainability good practice within the curriculum design and property portfolio in the Australian higher education sector Membership Required

  • Deakin University

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The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the extent to which universities’ strategic plans affect the level of incorporation of sustainability within the curriculum design and property portfolio ...

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Creating a Community Conversation for Sustainability Strategic Planning Membership Required

  • Emory University (GA)
  • University of Alberta (AB)

Strategic planning for sustainability requires broad outreach and engagement to mobilize, empower, and inspire community members. This panel presents the outcomes of two successful sustainability strategic planning efforts that focused ...

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Strategic Sustainability Planning for a Community College District Membership Required

  • San Mateo County Community College District Office (CA)

The San Mateo County Community College District, located just south of San Francisco, consists of three colleges, Cañada College, College of San Mateo, and Skyline College. Sustainability is the ...

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Creating a Strategic Plan for Sustainability Membership Required

  • University of Regina (SK)

How do you create a powerful sustainability strategic plan with limited internal resources and what should that plan say? This session will answer these questions by providing insight into the ...

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The World's Most Sustainable University 2020 + 2050: Creating a Vision for Sustainable Universities Membership Required

  • University of London

A presentation using Prezi that envisions what the sustainability of a university could be in 2020 in comparison with 2050.

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The Big Ten Prospectus: Aligning Sustainability with Collective Mission Level Priorities Membership Required

  • Purdue University (IN)
  • Pennsylvania State University (PA)
  • University of Maryland, College Park (MD)
  • University of Iowa (IA)
  • University of Michigan (MI)
  • Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, Central Office (NJ)
  • University of Illinois at Chicago (IL)
  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
  • Indiana University Bloomington (IN)
  • Northwestern University (IL)
  • University of Nebraska - Lincoln (NE)
  • Michigan State University (MI)
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)
  • University of Texas at Austin (TX)
  • The Ohio State University (OH)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (WI)

With higher education facing ongoing budget cuts, top to bottom reviews of programs and policies, and critical questions regarding the value of a college education, we—as sustainability professionals—must ...

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Mohawk College Environmental Management Plan Membership Required

  • Mohawk College (ON)

In 2011, Mohawk College was the first college in Ontario, Canada to release a comprehensive Environmental Management Plan (EMP) that laid out steps to enhance campus sustainability and set a ...

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Restructuring our Sustainability Advisory Committee to Increase Stakeholder Engagement and Advance Sustainability Membership Required

  • Missouri State University (MO)

In support of the University’s Sustainability Vision Statement, the Sustainability Advisory Committee created four new subcommittees, corresponding to the major STARS categories: Academics, Engagement, Operations and Planning and Administration ...

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Implementing sustainability education with undergraduate business courses, A case study Membership Required

  • Alfred State College (NY)

The purpose of this submission is to discuss experiential learning related to strategic management and environmental sustainability. The paper outlines one case of implementing project-based sustainability education within the BUAD ...

  • Posted 1 year, 4 months ago
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Sustainable Development Primer for Higher Education Presidents, Chancellors, Trustees and Senior Leaders

  • Higher Education Associations Sustainability Consortium (HEASC) (PA)

This primer describes the sustainability related, crucial roles and tasks for presidents, trustees and senior leadership and explains how sustainability is a robust national trend in higher education. The primer ...

  • Posted 1 year, 5 months ago
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Navigating the STARS 2.0 Experience: From Data Collection to Strategic Planning Membership Required

  • Pennsylvania State University (PA)
  • Emory University (GA)
  • University of California, Santa Barbara (CA)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)
  • Stanford University (CA)

One of the most important attributes of AASHE's STARS 2.0 framework is to allow institutions to understand all aspects of their sustainability performance, benchmark their sustainability performance against ...

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Seeing STARS: Sustainability and Strategic Planning Membership Required

  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (IL)

This case study will outline how Southern Illinois University Edwardsville came to be one of the first schools to include sustainability as a goal in its new strategic plan, using ...

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Developing a Campus Sustainability Literacy Survey as a Metric for a Sustainability Themed Strategic Plan Membership Required

  • Appalachian State University (NC)

This talk will describe of creation a sustainability metric for one of the only college and university campuses in the country that uses sustainability as the primary guiding principal for ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Pre conference Officer's Workshop - Leadership Essentials - Strategic Planning Membership Required

  • Stanford University (CA)

This workshop will focus on one of the key leadership and professional development skills - strategic planning. 'Strategic direction' is referred to as directions to position an organization to be successful ...

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Assessing a Sustainability Themed Strategic Plan Using STARS Data Membership Required

  • Appalachian State University (NC)

Appalachian State University’s new strategic plan integrates sustainability as its core theme. Setting sustainability targets and identifying metrics used to track the effectiveness of a sustainability-themed strategic plan is ...

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Sustainability as Appalachian State University’s Strategic Plan Membership Required

  • Appalachian State University (NC)

Sustainability has been a long time core value for the institution. We have made great strides in a number of areas; these are reflected in our STARS scores. This poster ...

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Operational Effectiveness and Efficiency through Sustainability Membership Required

  • North Carolina A&T State University (NC)

The challenges that the North Carolina A&T state University is facing is not unique to it as an HBCU but is also being faced by other peer institutions ( competitive educational ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Strength Training the Social and Human Capital Muscle Membership Required

  • Green Mountain College (VT)

A sustainability movement is only as strong as the community muscle behind it, including a community’s ability to work together to solve problems and be resilient in the face ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Lessons from the Rookie Years: Building a Sustainability Program on a Shoestring Budget Membership Required

  • Saint Louis University (MO)

When first starting a sustainability program at the university four years ago, our division of facilities services created a strategic plan that identified “environmental resource optimization” as an initiative. It ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Sustainability at Michigan State is Bolder, by Design Membership Required

  • Michigan State University (MI)

This session will outline a progressive strategic initiative at Michigan State University and its impact on its sustainability program. This initiative is called Bolder by Design. Launched by President Lou ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Setting Stretch Goals: Sustainability As the Organizing Principle For a Strategic Plan Membership Required

  • Green Mountain College (VT)

Higher education is under siege. As the public demands better outcomes for the price of education, the story of advancing sustainability provides a promising response. Green Mountain College (GMC) has ...

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Strategic Planning for Sustainability and Energy Conservation at a University Membership Required

  • Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, Central Office (NJ)

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, has been recognized by the EPA as the top institution in Higher Education, for reducing Green House Gases under their MOU Program. This ...

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The Place of Sustainability in the University Strategic Plan Membership Required

  • DePaul University (IL)

Sustainability plans can often inform broader university strategic plans. At DePaul University in Chicago, we draft a new university strategic plan (USP) every six years. Our USP usually contains six ...

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The Strategic Mobility Plan for Campus Sustainability in Transportation Membership Required

  • University of California, Irvine (CA)

To encourage the campus commuting population, a three-pronged Strategic Mobility Plan was created to increase ridesharing and on-campus walking and biking through education, facility improvements, and program development. The plan ...

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Green Humility: How Awareness of Past Missteps Improves Sustainability Planning Membership Required

  • Maryville College (TN)

Campus sustainability plans do not emerge overnight, and rarely are they crafted easily from whole cloth. Instead, schools hailed for efforts leading to a successful record of environmentalism can find ...

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Making Sustainability Sustainable: The Dollars and Cents of It Membership Required

  • Grand Valley State University (MI)

Sustainability at GVSU has become the 7th value for the University and embraces the triple bottom line of environmental, economic and social impacts on campus and in the community.

Sustainability ...

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Ibero Campus Verde Membership Required

  • Universidad Iberoamericana, A.C. (DF)

The intention of the poster is to show the commitment of Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City, through the very forceful coming together of a group of full-time teachers, staff and students ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Conceptualizing a Cutting Edge Sustainability Program Membership Required

  • 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 1 year, 7 months ago
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Embracing Sustainability in the Campus Planning Process Membership Required

  • Emory University (GA)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (NC)
  • Clark Patterson Lee (NY)

American colleges and universities have grown significantly over the past 50 years and analysis of current data and trends suggests this pattern will continue for some time in the future ...

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Chico and Butte: Working Together for Sustainability On Campus and Beyond Membership Required

  • Butte College (CA)
  • California State University, Chico (CA)

Butte Community College and California State University, Chico have embraced the concept of sustainable development as part of their individual strategic plans, and as a way of connecting to and ...

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Sustainability at Missouri State University: A Public Affair Membership Required

  • Missouri State University (MO)

Missouri State University has a State wide Mission of "Public Affairs". Over the past several years, that mission has been explored through a Public Affairs Conference and various themes. In ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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Chandler Gilbert Community College - Sustainability as a Campus Wide Strategy Membership Required

  • Chandler-Gilbert Community College (AZ)

This presentation will demonstrate how to integrate sustainability into institutional effectiveness. Chandler Gilbert Community College has embedded a commitment to sustainability into its strategic plan for 2007-2012. The strategic plan ...

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Portland State University: Let Knowledge Serve the City Membership Required

  • Portland State University (OR)

PSU's approach to sustainability seeks to integrate operations, research, education and community engagement. Our poster will draw on green building and watershed stewardship projects that demonstrate our strategy. The ...

  • Posted 1 year, 7 months ago
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A Geographic Systems Approach to Developing a Distributed Generation System in the Town of Normal, Illinois Membership Required

  • Illinois State University (IL)

The Town of Normal's electric power infrastructure and their community leaders' progressive decisions to incorporate sustainability into the town's strategic plan have prompted conditions favorable to distributed generation ...

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Feasibility of Green Building at WPI Membership Required

  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (MA)

College campuses, with significant numbers of older facilities, have the opportunity to lead the green building movement while reaping economic, health, environmental, educational, and marketing benefits. This project assessed the ...

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