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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 ...

  • Posted 6 months ago
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Adding a Nitrogen Footprint to Colorado State University’s Sustainability Plan Membership Required

  • Colorado State University (CO)

As a large land grant university with more than 32,000 students, Colorado State University (CSU) has both on-campus non-agricultural and agricultural sources of nitrogen (N) released to the environment ...

  • Posted 6 months ago
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The Campus Sustainability Plan: A Community Building Momentum Membership Required

  • University of Saskatchewan (SK)

Progress on campus wide sustainability is not easy. It takes both planning and implementation to realize results. The University of Saskatchewan is realizing results from its Campus Sustainability Plan, developed ...

  • Posted 6 months ago
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The Ohio State University Sustainability Goals Development Project Membership Required

  • The Ohio State University (OH)

In November 2015, The Ohio State University announced the establishment of sustainability goals to guide the university as it develops durable solutions to the challenges of sustainability and in evolving ...

  • Posted 6 months, 1 week ago
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Process for UT Austin Sustainability Master Plan Membership Required

  • University of Texas at Austin (TX)

Ability to describe key process points of a planning process for sustainability.

  • Posted 6 months, 4 weeks ago
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UIC Aims for More Sustainable Campus Membership Required

  • University of Illinois at Chicago (IL)

The University of Illinois at Chicago is launching an ambitious effort to drastically cut energy use, water consumption and waste on its Near West Side campus in hopes of helping ...

  • Posted 10 months, 2 weeks ago
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Putting the People First: A look at UT Austin's Sustainability Master Plan Membership Required

  • University of Texas at Austin (TX)

Sustainability plans often align with traditional university functions: academics, operations and administration. UT Austin took a different approach to their first ever Sustainability Master Plan, resulting in a people-centric plan ...

  • Posted 1 year ago
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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 ...

  • Posted 1 year ago
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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 ...

  • Posted 1 year ago
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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Sustainability Plan - Embedding Sustainability into the DNA of the Campus Membership Required

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (NC)
  • Buro Happold (NY)

UNC is a recognized leader in sustainability (AASHE STARS - Gold campus), leading in the tangible aspects of water and energy conservation with a mature recycling and composting program, sustainable buildings ...

  • Posted 1 year ago
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UBC Sustainability - Canadian Flag Membership Required

  • University of British Columbia (BC)

A first university in Canada to open a sustainability office and develop a sustainable development policy, UBC developed a 20-year sustainability strategy as a long-term framework to embed sustainability across ...

  • Posted 1 year, 2 months ago
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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.

  • Posted 1 year, 4 months ago
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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 ...

  • Posted 1 year, 5 months ago
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Empowering Students, Sustaining the University: The Southwestern Environmental Studies Capstone Experience Membership Required

  • Southwestern University (TX)

Southwestern University’s Environmental Studies department has created a unique curricular program for their capstone students that allows them to identify aspects of the university where the social, economic, and ...

  • Posted 1 year, 5 months ago
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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 ...

  • Posted 1 year, 5 months ago
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UBC Okanagan Whole Systems Infrastructure Plan - Aspiring toward Regenerative Sustainability Membership Required

  • University of British Columbia (BC)

This case study describes how UBC Okanagan created and leveraged an opportunity to develop an innovative, holistic campus sustainability plan that responds to UBC’s regenerative aspirations; what the Plan ...

  • Posted 1 year, 5 months ago
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A Model for Creating a Campus Sustainability Plan Membership Required

  • California State University, Northridge (CA)

There are ample excellent reasons why all workplaces should create a sustainability plan, including most importantly the health of the planet. Climate change threatens the biosphere, ocean, atmosphere, our water ...

  • Posted 1 year, 5 months ago
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The Role of Pro-Environmental Behavior Change in Sustainability Planning and Programming in Higher Education Membership Required

  • Ohio University (OH)

Behavior change is a prominent topic among sustainability practitioners in higher education, but what role does pro-environmental behavior change play in sustainability planning and programming at institutions of higher education ...

  • Posted 1 year, 5 months ago
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Building a Sustainable Future at the University of Alberta Membership Required

  • University of Alberta (AB)

The University of Alberta's first institution-wide sustainability plan is due to expire in January 2016. To prepare for a new plan, the Office of Sustainability coordinated and facilitated a ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Engaging Your Campus Community in Sustainability Planning Membership Required

  • University of Alberta (AB)

The University of Alberta's first institution-wide sustainability plan is due to expire in January 2016. To prepare for a new plan, the Office of Sustainability coordinated and facilitated a ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Taking sustainability to next level – The UAF Sustainability Plan Membership Required

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (AK)

UAF is already a high performing institution with respect to sustainability. In 2009 a student sustainability fee of $20 per semester was implemented after a vote by the student body ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Developing a Strategic Sustainability Plan based on the Sustainability Tracking Assessment and Rating System (STARS) framework Membership Required

  • Thompson Rivers University (BC)
  • Stantec Consulting, Ltd. (WA)

Through an extensive consultation process in 2014, Thompson Rivers University (TRU) identified 'advancing Sustainability' as 1 of 5 strategic priorities. TRU developed a Strategic Sustainability Plan (SSP) using AASHE's ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Putting Classroom Skills into Practice: From Curriculum to Community Sustainability Planning Membership Required

  • Indiana University South Bend (IN)

This session will share a case study about how faculty can engage in sustainability in the community, and in the process provide pathways for positive change, increased awareness of sustainability ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Build a Quick, Convincing Business Plan That Gains Administration Support And Transforms Your Campus Sustainability Membership Required

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

Learn the proven mechanics of developing and delivering a plan for your sustainability initiative in the business language and format that decision makers in higher education understand and expect. Presenter ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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The Development of a Campus Sustainability Plan Membership Required

  • California State University, Northridge (CA)

In 2008, initiated by a faculty-driven effort, the Provost and the deans of the colleges formed a new university-wide Institute for Sustainability at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) whose mission ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Analysis of Canadian STARS-rated Campus Sustainability Plans and Policies Membership Required

  • Dalhousie University (NS)

Sustainability governance, including the creation of campus sustainability policies and plans, can help institutionalize sustainability on campus. This study aims to deepen our understanding of Canadian higher education institutions (HEIs ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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How can an Academic Library support a University’s Sustainability Plan? Membership Required

  • Dominican University (IL)

The discussion will be facilitated by a Public Services Librarian and a Sustainability Coordinator who will outline how they are collaborating to meet the sustainability goals of the University. The ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Plan-Do-Check-Act: A Community College Sustainability Plan Rollout Membership Required

  • San Mateo County Community College District Office (CA)
  • Skyline College (CA)

In 2013, the San Mateo County Community College District (SMCCCD: College of San Mateo, Skyline College, and Canada College), just south of San Francisco, completed and made public a sustainability ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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The Campus Sustainability Planning Studio Membership Required

  • Western Washington University (WA)

This session will cover the Campus Sustainability Planning Studio (CSPS), a hands-on, problem-based learning class that has been taught at Western Washington University’s Huxley College of the Environment since ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Adaptation and Sustainability Planning for Metro Davidson County Tennessee Membership Required

  • Lipscomb University (TN)

The City of Nashville experienced a historic flood in 2010 that resulted in $2 billion in estimated damages to private property; rainfall that exceeded 17 inches, highest in 140 years ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Sustainability Planning 2.0: Strategic Sustainability Planning to Achieve Ambitious Resource Conservation Targets Membership Required

  • University of British Columbia (BC)

The University of British Columbia (UBC) is using the campus as a living lab to develop long-range resource conservation action plans that are ambitious, yet have tangible, achievable targets and ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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An Assets-based Approach for Sustainability Strategic Planning and Engagement Membership Required

  • University of Illinois at Chicago (IL)

We will conduct a workshop to introduce an innovative approach to sustainability strategic thinking and planning. This process was used at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) to broadly ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Sustainable Planning, Development and Implementation at a Multi-Campus Community College Membership Required

  • Cuyahoga Community College (OH)

This presentation will cover a case study about planning, implementing and operating a LEED Gold Academic Facility. The presentation will follow how from the initial concept of the development of ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Participatory Planning Processes for Sustainability Membership Required

  • McGill University (QC)

Sustainability is the process of a community working together towards a shared vision for a better future. Strategic planning should be participatory – for and from the community. At McGill, we ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Accelerating the Journey From Ideas to Action, Facilitation Skills for Sustainability Planning and Engagement. Membership Required

  • University of Calgary (AB)

This session is aimed at sustainability practitioners seeking to hone their facilitation skills in sustainability planning, enhance internal stakeholder engagement and leadership capacities, and accelerate the process of moving from ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Green Campus 2.0 in Korea Membership Required

  • Korea National University of Education

Since the last 5 years after the establishment of the Green Campus movement in Korea, with a discussion related to the international environmental issues such as climate change, the recognition ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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What Does Library And Technology Services (LTS) Have To Do With Sustainability? How LTS Is Adapting To The Campus Sustainability Plan. Membership Required

  • Lehigh University (PA)

In Fall 2012, Lehigh University adopted its first comprehensive Campus Sustainability Plan. In response to the plan, the Library and Technology Services stem created the LTS Green Team. The LTS ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Sustainaility Action Planning and Implementation Membership Required

  • Wilfrid Laurier University (ON)

Creating action plans for institutions is an involved process that includes consideration of institutional background, policy frameworks, assessments, emissions summaries, stakeholder involvement, and finally, steps on implementation. Much of the ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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A Recipe For Success: Collaboration and the Sustainability Master Plan Process Membership Required

  • College of Saint Benedict (MN)

At last, the Sustainability Office is created and has facilitated a few highly effective initiatives on campus that have saved money, resources, and created more equity! The Sustainability Council meets ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Southern Illinois University Sustainability Action Plan Membership Required

  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale (IL)

Southern Illinois University Sustainability Action Plan (SIUSAP)

The main objective of this research is a comprehensive Southern Illinois University Sustainability Action Plan to advance the institution to become an innovative ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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USU Bicycle Master Plan: Developing Unique Plan Components Specific to Campuses Membership Required

  • Utah State University (UT)

The purpose of the USU Bicycle Master Plan is to promote safety for pedestrians, bicyclists, and other non-motorized modes of transportation on the Utah State University Campus. USU seeks to ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Strategies and Best Practices to Implement Your Climate Action or Sustainability Plan Membership Required

  • National Wildlife Federation (VA)
  • Second Nature (MA)

Over the last few years, colleges and universities have been creating climate action and sustainability plans, either because their president signed the American Colleges and Universities Presidents Climate Commitment, or ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Strategic Sustainability Planning for Change: Lessons from the University of the District of Columbia Membership Required

  • University of the District of Columbia (DC)

Simply put, Strategic Sustainability Planning determines where a university is going regarding its sustainability efforts over the next year or more, how it's going to get there and how ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Annual Sustainability Reporting: Outputs versus Outcomes Membership Required

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Many universities report on their progress toward sustainability goals. The reports detail a range of sustainability metrics and information, from those contained in greenhouse gas inventories to waste, water, purchasing ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Rethinking Education: Building for a Sustainable Future Membership Required

  • Chatham University (PA)

This session will tell the story of the creation of a new "ground up" School of Sustainability and the Environment (SSE) that will integrate the principles of sustainability and across ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Cuyahoga Community College's Sustainability Plan - Working Towards Implementation Membership Required

  • Cuyahoga Community College (OH)

A Community College has just completed its Sustainability Plan. We've been working hard at energy conservation measures since 2000 merely as cost saving measures and now have support for ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Smart Growth Strategy realizes Green Honors and becomes an Immersive Sustainability Master Plan Membership Required

  • Georgia Institute of Technology (GA)

In the higher education arena, our institute has one of the most advanced and forward-thinking sets of building standards for environmental stewardship, sustainable design, and energy management. The 1997 Campus ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Using Planning to Integrate Sustainability across the Campus Membership Required

  • Stockton University (NJ)

The submitting College, located in the Pinelands of southern New Jersey near the Atlantic shore, has had a distinct sustainability orientation since its founding in 1969. For example, the College ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Sustainability planning within broader university planning - collaboration around collective goals Membership Required

  • Vancouver Island University (BC)

Vancouver Island University (VIU) is located on Canada's West Coast and includes campuses in four communities as well as other research and teaching sites. Previously called Malaspina University-College, the ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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Creating a Green Campus Action Plan Membership Required

  • Texas Tech University (TX)

Texas Tech University successfully pulled its community together to develop a plan of action in the spring 2009 after receiving consecutively dismal scores from the Campus Sustainability Report Card. One ...

  • Posted 1 year, 8 months ago
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