Publication Release Date: June 1, 2013
Date Posted: March 3, 2017
Submitted by: Julian Dautremont-Smith
Sustainability Topic: Public Engagement
Content Type: Publications
Type: Published Report


Partnerships between higher education institutions and their surrounding communities are a powerful tool for advancing sustainability and educating for sustainability. Colleges and universities, longtime leaders in sustainability, are increasingly realizing the full potential of community partnerships as a means for further advancing their sustainability goals. Community partnerships for sustainability create a win-win structure, building student skills while helping implement solutions to urgent societal challenges.