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ACE Webinar: How your Institution can Save Money and Fight Climate Change

  • Second Nature (MA)
  • American Council on Education (DC)

Colleges and universities can now tap into significant cost savings and boost sustainability efforts thanks to new clean energy tax credits included in the 2022 Inflation Reduction Act.

ACE hosted ...

  • Posted April 3, 2024
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‘SDGs at Work’ – Building SDG Awareness and Engagement Through Work-Integrated Learning

  • AASHE (PA)
  • University of Waterloo (ON)

Increasingly, higher education institutions (HEIs) are being measured on their contributions towards advancing the U.N. SDGs. Institutionally, there is growing focus on graduating global citizens who can advocate for ...

  • Posted March 28, 2024
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Certifying High-Performing and Sustainable Parking Structures on Campus: A Parksmart Workshop

  • AASHE (PA)
  • International Parking & Mobility Institute (IPMI) (VA)

Parksmart is the world’s only certification program that defines, measures, and recognizes high-performing, sustainable garages. Developed by industry experts, Parksmart offers a roadmap for new and existing parking facilities ...

  • Posted March 13, 2024
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How To Accelerate Your Institution’s Scope 3 Emissions Reductions

  • Catawba College (NC)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • GreenPlaces (NC)

With campus leaders facing mounting pressure to reduce carbon emissions, many institutions are struggling to measure and manage scope 3 emissions. Data collection is highly manual, and many institutions simply ...

  • Posted March 6, 2024
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Higher Education Foodscapes as Sites of Action and Transformation

  • AASHE (PA)
  • University of Melbourne (Victoria)

This webinar presents an in-depth look at foodscapes in higher education. Initially it will look at defining both campus foodscapes and higher education foodscapes and then detail various aspects of ...

  • Posted March 4, 2024
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TASK™ by Sulitest – Measuring and Reporting Sustainability Literacy

  • AASHE (PA)
  • HEC Montréal (QC)
  • KEDGE Business School (Bordeaux)

Assessing the sustainability literacy of students helps institutions evaluate the success of their sustainability education initiatives. It can also earn points in the Sustainability Literacy Assessment credit of STARS, the ...

  • Posted Feb. 21, 2024
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Missing Pieces in Higher Education Climate Action Planning: Food, Reuse and Empowerment

  • AASHE (PA)
  • Gaia Education
  • Center for Biological Diversity (AZ)

Climate plans can help colleges and universities address climate concerns specific to the students, faculty and staff of that campus. Staff from the Center for Biological Diversity and GAIA will ...

  • Posted Feb. 15, 2024
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Design Thinking for Sustainable Development Education: Practical Toolkit

  • AASHE (PA)
  • Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design (Jerusalem)
  • Hebrew University of Jerusalem

The Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design’s Sustainable Development Hub and the School of Education at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have collaborated to create a Practical Toolkit for ...

  • Posted Feb. 8, 2024
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How we see water: Developing a transdisciplinary course through a local lens

  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (WI)
  • AASHE (PA)

Human activity has contributed to climate change and environmental degradation. As a result, our freshwater supplies are facing a major threat. Water is vital for life. It is our responsibility ...

  • Posted Feb. 6, 2024
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What Is Sustainable Science, and How Can We Green Our Labs?

  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)
  • AASHE (PA)

The research and teaching conducted in university laboratories often has an outsized impact on a campus’ carbon footprint, due to the energy-intensive nature of lab air quality requirements, as well ...

  • Posted Nov. 9, 2023
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Building the Equity Loop: From Campus Move Out to Community Action

  • Lafayette College (PA)
  • AASHE (PA)

As outlined in the Climate Action Plan, Lafayette is committed to achieving a 40% diversion of waste to landfill by 2030 and a 60% diversion rate by 2035. Green Move ...

  • Posted Oct. 26, 2023
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The Why and How Behind Aligning Your Institution’s Values With its Food Purchases

  • Emory University (GA)
  • Spelman College (GA)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • Bon Appétit Management Company
  • The Common Market

What is the impact of your purchases? Is your food service program taking steps to align its values—local sourcing, equity and diversity, climate, health, and beyond—with its purchases ...

  • Posted Oct. 19, 2023
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Catalyzing Sustainable Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Higher Education Ecosystems

  • University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (TX)
  • AASHE (PA)

According to a recent Nielsen study, ~54% of Gen Z want to be entrepreneurs. Colleges and universities have taken note and are proactively tailoring their program offerings to meet the ...

  • Posted Oct. 13, 2023
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Rewild Your Campus with the Green Grounds Certification

  • Seattle University (WA)
  • University of Northern Iowa (IA)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • Re:wild Your Campus (TX)
  • PJC Organic (MA)

Re:wild Your Campus’s Green Grounds Certification offers a new pathway for schools to reduce synthetic pesticide usage and implement organic grounds maintenance practices. This webinar will guide participants ...

  • Posted Sept. 29, 2023
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Campus Sustainability’s Secret Sauce – Athletes

  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • Switch4Good inc. (CA)
  • Food System Innovations (CA)

Athletics teams can be sustainability’s secret sauce. College athletes are often treated like celebrities, making them powerful influencers for catalyzing campus-wide change and rallying enthusiasm for bold sustainability initiatives ...

  • Posted Aug. 31, 2023
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Funding Opportunities from DOE to Advance Climate Solutions

  • AASHE (PA)
  • United States Department of Energy (DC)
  • Urban Sustainability Directors Network (IL)

A webinar brought to you by AASHE, Second Nature, and the Office of State and Community Energy Programs (SCEP) at the Department of Energy.

The Office of State and Community ...

  • Posted July 26, 2023
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Cli Fi, Sci Fi, and the Culture of Sustainability

  • University of Hawaii Kapiolani Community College (HI)
  • AASHE (PA)

Climate fiction, or cli-fi, is a form of literature that features a changed/changing climate or global warming as part of the character, setting, or plot of a novel or ...

  • Posted June 28, 2023
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The Sulitest Certificate: a new global standard for assessing sustainability knowledge

  • AASHE (PA)
  • Sulitest

The Sulitest was the first tangible implementation of the Higher Education Sustainability Initiative at the United Nations’ Rio+20 event in 2012 to allow educational institutions and their students to ...

  • Posted June 1, 2023
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Cooking with Purpose – Empowering Food-insecure College Students to “Take Back Cooking” for Climate Mitigation, Nutrition and Budget Benefits!

  • Appalachian State University (NC)
  • AASHE (PA)

Food pantries on college campuses have a wide variety of food choices with a wide variety of cost, nutritional, and greenhouse gas impacts. In an effort to encourage food-insecure students ...

  • Posted May 18, 2023
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Pregnant and Parenting Students Belonging and Thriving Framework

  • California Polytechnic State University (CA)
  • AASHE (PA)

College success for pregnant and parenting students has important implications for racial, ethnic, and economic equity in higher education. Among students of color, one in three black students, one in ...

  • Posted May 11, 2023
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Zero Waste Visioning – Campus Wide Solutions to Zero Waste

  • California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (CA)
  • University of Arizona (AZ)
  • Williams College (MA)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • Post-Landfill Action Network (NH)

In this webinar we will hear from Sustainability Staff at 3 Universities who recently published Strategic Visions for Achieving Zero Waste on their campuses.

Developing a Strategic Vision is a ...

  • Posted May 1, 2023
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The Interdisciplinary Turn: A New Model for Climate Crisis Awareness and Action in Higher Education

  • Santa Clara University (CA)
  • AASHE (PA)

This webinar takes participants through the process of designing a successful, effective climate crisis awareness and action week at their own institutions, schools, or groups, using the tUrn partners + headliners ...

  • Posted April 18, 2023
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Bending Towards Justice: Evolving Sustainability Education at Prescott College

  • Prescott College (AZ)
  • AASHE (PA)

The PhD in Sustainability Education at Prescott College, the first of its kind in North America, attracts a transdisciplinary cadre of students/scholars/activists committed to social and environmental justice ...

  • Posted March 30, 2023
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Renewable Energy Trends in Higher Ed: Different Solutions for Different Institutions

  • Brown University (RI)
  • Loyola University Chicago (IL)
  • Michigan State University (MI)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • Coho Climate Advisors (MD)

Colleges and universities are buying more renewable energy than ever. Their strategies are evolving and increasing, including: onsite, offsite, PPAs, Utility Green Tariffs, Retail Renewables, unbundled RECs, and emerging approaches ...

  • Posted March 23, 2023
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Building a Circular Campus: Scope 3 Emissions, Community Resilience, & Justice

  • Barnard College (NY)
  • AASHE (PA)

As Barnard College defines a pathway to net zero emissions, we are paying particular attention to our Scope 3 emissions and using the principles of circularity to address them. Measuring ...

  • Posted March 9, 2023
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Devise and Dismantle Racial Inequity through Inclusive Professional Learning and Course Design

  • Old Dominion University (VA)
  • San Diego Mesa College (CA)
  • AASHE (PA)

Diversity, equity, and Inclusion operations within higher education are critical to fostering an environment that dismantles structural racism and intentionally develops solutions to challenges faced by marginalized and non-marginalized populations ...

  • Posted March 3, 2023
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Integrating Sustainability Plans and Capital Campaigns

  • Georgia Institute of Technology (GA)
  • AASHE (PA)

Taking sustainability to the next level, for many higher education institutions, requires a strategic, long-range, and comprehensive sustainability plan. The process by which you develop content, engage the campus community ...

  • Posted March 1, 2023
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Academic Collaborations that Achieve Sustainable Operations

  • The Ohio State University (OH)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • ENGIE (TX)

This webinar will explore how innovative universities are leveraging comprehensive energy management partnerships to collaborate with private industry, research and deploy new technologies, and meet sustainability goals.

In 2017, The ...

  • Posted Feb. 16, 2023
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Environmental Justice in Higher Education: From Intent to Sustainable Action

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MA)
  • Princeton University (NJ)
  • AASHE (PA)

This webinar will trace shifts in the traditional framing of sustainability in higher education and how it is implemented, following the recent racial reckoning in the wake of the killing ...

  • Posted Feb. 16, 2023
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Eddy at New Paltz: Centering Racial Equity as we Co-create a Sustainable Culture

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

Sustainability has expanded to include issues of racial equity in a way that also embraces the interdisciplinarity of academic study. This webinar will introduce Eddy at New Paltz, a co-creative ...

  • Posted Feb. 8, 2023
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Imagining the Future of Campus Food Service and Measuring Success

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Texas Woman's University (TX)
  • AASHE (PA)

Food does not loom large enough in university sustainability metrics given its outsized role in achieving the SDGs. With increasing recognition that transforming food systems is critical for climate resiliency ...

  • Posted Feb. 2, 2023
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Is the Word “Net” Compromising True De-Carbonization?

  • University of California, Irvine (CA)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • M-RETS (MN)

Colleges and universities are relying upon “carbon accounting” that needs to be improved in order to meet our cardinal principle of evidence-based physical measurement. The physics of the grid—unless ...

  • Posted Jan. 26, 2023
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Introduction to the Regional Center of Expertise as a Model for ESD Integration

  • Georgia Institute of Technology (GA)
  • University of Texas at Arlington (TX)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • University of Regina (SK)

Universities and colleges around the world are making commitments to advance the UN SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) through their teaching, research, operations, and partnerships. One proven model for making good ...

  • Posted Jan. 19, 2023
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Putting an Award-Winning Climate Action Plan into Action

  • Mt. San Antonio College (CA)
  • AASHE (PA)

Learn from Mt. San Antonio College’s (Mt. SAC) Sustainability Director and Sustainability Coordinator about how their college’s Climate Action Plan (CAP) has been put into action! Conventional climate ...

  • Posted Jan. 11, 2023
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Webinar: Overcoming Your Barriers to Achieving Carbon Neutrality

  • AASHE (PA)
  • Nelnet Business Solutions, Inc. (IL)

We asked, you answered. Our survey of 252 sustainability professionals from universities in the US and around the world revealed the most common barriers to achieving carbon neutrality on campus ...

  • Posted Dec. 14, 2022
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Webinar #3: Inner Development Goals: A Three-part Exploration

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)
  • AASHE (PA)

Many of us are familiar with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This three-part Community of Practice (Nov. 15, Nov. 29, Dec. 13) will allow us to space to explore the ...

  • Posted Dec. 14, 2022
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Webinar #2: Inner Development Goals: A Three-part Exploration

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)
  • AASHE (PA)

Many of us are familiar with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This three-part Community of Practice (Nov. 15, Nov. 29, Dec. 13) will allow us to space to explore the ...

  • Posted Dec. 5, 2022
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Webinar: Guidance for the Sustainable Procurement of Laboratory Supplies

  • University of Georgia (GA)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (MA)

Laboratories often represent a “hot spot” within organizations for environmental waste, toxins, and even supply chain labor issues. Until now, comprehensive guidance wasn’t available for purchasers seeking to address ...

  • Posted Dec. 2, 2022
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Webinar: An Accessible Roadmap to Healthy Indoor Air Quality

  • University of Georgia (GA)
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (DC)
  • AASHE Test Campus
  • Healthy Schools Campaign (IL)

Two years ago it was a struggle to generate interest in topics like ventilation and HVAC maintenance, but the COVID pandemic has highlighted just how much the air we breathe ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2022
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Webinar: #1 Inner Development Goals: A Three-part Exploration

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)
  • AASHE (PA)

Many of us are familiar with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This three-part Community of Practice (Nov. 15, Nov. 29, Dec. 13) will allow us to space to explore the ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2022
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Webinar: Pollinators, Pesticides & People: Landscaping Certifications Explained

  • AASHE (PA)
  • The Xerces Society (OR)
  • Re:wild Your Campus (TX)

Interested in sustainability certifications for your campus landscape? We’re here to help! Join Bee Campus USA, an initiative of the Xerces Society, and Rewild Your Campus (formerly Herbicide Free ...

  • Posted Nov. 10, 2022
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Employing the SDGs to Enhance University Research and Education Sustainability Objectives

  • Carnegie Mellon University (PA)
  • University of California, Davis (CA)
  • University of Southern California (CA)
  • AASHE (PA)

Although the SDGs are a global framework, there is not a one-size-fits-all approach to how universities employ them to enhance research, education, and operational sustainability objectives. The purpose of this ...

  • Posted Oct. 17, 2022
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Webinar: Assessing Sustainability Literacy & Culture: Innovations & Lessons Learned by Multiple Institutions

  • Ramapo College of New Jersey (NJ)
  • University of Southern California (CA)
  • Weber State University (UT)
  • Williams College (MA)
  • AASHE (PA)

This interactive panel discussion will feature four presenters from different geographic regions (eastern and western United States) and institutional contexts (private and public, and from small liberal arts colleges to ...

  • Posted Oct. 4, 2022
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Webinar: Innovations in Teaching Sustainable Consumption in Higher Education

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • Wageningen University
  • University of Leeds (West Yorkshire)
  • University of East Anglia
  • University of Geneva

The goal of sustainability will not be achievable without changes in our consumption. In consumption, sustainability challenges appear like in a burning glass; here, it can be exemplarily shown how ...

  • Posted Sept. 22, 2022
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Driving Change: Understanding Climate Impacts on Campus Transportation

  • University of Maryland, Baltimore County (MD)
  • AASHE (PA)

The continental United States is experiencing an increase in the frequency and intensity of precipitation events which often lead to flooding. In the state of Maryland, between 2006 and 2020 ...

  • Posted Sept. 1, 2022
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Brainstorming Session: Reducing Waste During Campus Move-Outs (pt 2) & Move-Ins

  • AASHE (PA)

Join this brainstorming session and meet with peers to discuss everything from community partners to communications to student helpers and more. Come prepared to share, listen, or both.

The first ...

  • Posted July 28, 2022
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Leveraging Strategic Partnerships to Advance Sustainability Education

  • University of British Columbia (BC)
  • AASHE (PA)

What do we need to do to take sustainability education to the next level? How do we make sustainability learning ubiquitous in a university student’s learning journey while increasing ...

  • Posted July 18, 2022
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Webinar: Cli Fi, Sci Fi, and the Culture of Sustainability

  • University of Hawaii Kapiolani Community College (HI)
  • AASHE (PA)

Climate fiction, or cli-fi, is a form of literature that features a changed/changing climate or global warming as a major plot device. Join this webinar for an overview of ...

  • Posted July 3, 2022
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Brainstorming Session: Reducing Waste During Campus Move-Outs

  • University of Virginia (VA)
  • AASHE (PA)

Join this brainstorming session and meet with peers to discuss everything from community partners to communications to student helpers and more. Come prepared to share, listen, or both.

  • Posted June 24, 2022
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Webinar: Strategic Planning and Pathway Development for Significantly Reducing GHG Emissions (Scopes 1 and 2)

  • University of Chicago (IL)
  • AASHE (PA)
  • Edison Energy (CA)

Meeting the urgent call to mitigate the impacts of climate change: Given the early success with meeting GHG reduction targets by 2025, the University of Chicago has developed more ambitious ...

  • Posted June 14, 2022
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