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.
One of the biggest barriers to recycling on College and University campuses continues to be a lack of awareness and communication with the student population. Presented by the College and University Recycling Coalition's 2012 Webinar series, this webinar will focus on discussing communication strategies that will help get students involved in their campus recycling programs. It will be held on Thursday, May 10, 2012 from 1-2:30pm EST.