This webinar will give an overview of the resources associated with the development of Green and Sustainability Knowledge and Skills statements in six Career Clusters™ that are now available for use by states and local school districts. These Knowledge and Skills statements are also useful and applicable to higher education. The webinar will be held August 16th at 3:00pm EDT. For additional details please visit the event page.
On Thursday July 26th from 2-3:30pm EDT the American College & University Presidents' Climate Commitment will host a webinar alongside the US Green Building Council that addresses the issue of "Using LEED as a Framework for Existing Facilities on Campus". As many schools have integrated green building into planning and construction, one of the remaining questions is how to incorporate green building into existing facilities. Representatives from two signatory schools, Western Michigan University and the University of California, San Diego, along with experts from USGBC will discuss how to address this green building issue.
On Thursday July 12 from 1:00-2:30 pm EDT, the College and University Recycling Coalition (CURC) will host a webinar discussing the financial intricacies of creating recycling programs. The discussion will consist of a panel moderated by Harvard University that will aim to provide attendees with the tools necessary to make informed decisions about their recycling programs.
The ISOS Group will present a webinar overview of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) on June 18th from 10:00 AM-11:00 AM(EST). As corporations move quickly into the world of sustainability reporting, other diverse organizations-including institutions of higher learning, are also venturing down this road. On June 18th, participants will learn more about GRI in general and the foundations of reporting.
As a part of the Security and Sustainability Forum's "Run up to Rio +20" webinar series, AASHE will be cohosting the first webinar in a series which will discuss the ways in which various sectors can coordinate and work together to further the efforts of the Rio +20 Conference. The panel will include industry and higher education thought leaders such as Wim Wiewel, President of Portland State University, and Rose Johnson, President of Haywood Community College. This webinar will be held on Thursday May 10, from 1:15-2:45 pm EDT.