Community Partnerships: A Key Component of Sustainability
University of Maryland, College Park, Higher Education Associations Sustainability Consortium (HEASC)
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.