Although Colleges and Universities have widely embraced sustainability goals and commitments, many schools still face the difficulties of “Breaking Down Silos” to bring together internal players to address sustainability challenges. Produced by GreenBiz, this webinar will present the success of the Think Green Campus Model through case studies that demonstrate campuses overcoming institutional barriers to achieve sustainability goals.
This webinar will discuss strategies in the Human Resources subcategory of AASHE’s STARS program, in particular sustainable compensation. As a case study, representatives from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro will present along with representatives from AASHE.
On September 5, 2012 from 2-3:30 EST, Second Nature in partnership with Clean-Air Cool Planet and the Greenhouse Gas Protocol, will present a webinar focused on Scope 3 indirect emissions and the potential for colleges and universities to expand their scope 3 emissions reporting beyond the ACUPCC requirements for commuting, air travel, and solid waste.
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.