Santa Fe Community College (SFCC) is achieving the cutting-edge with facility improvement projects that tie into education and research, while also improving energy resilience in addition to operating more efficiently and sustainably. The program includes a research and teaching nanogrid that will incorporate traditional power generation, photovoltaic solar power, natural gas generation, and a battery […]
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This webinar will wade into the world of public affairs to explore the opportunities to catalyze a new model of giving and investment, one that is disruptive, and inspiring, driven by social finance and impact investing models and principles. We will discuss some brilliantly successful models of progressive philanthropy from Europe, Canada, and Australia. We […]
Exploring the meeting of wisdoms between indigenous ancestral knowledge and western empirical sciences to design sustainability across the curriculum.
The Washington & Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference (WOHESC) is a platform for empowering and inspiring change making, facilitating action, and for sharing, networking, and collaboration related to sustainability within the region’s higher education institutions.
The University of Vermont (UVM) adopted a learning-outcomes-based general education sustainability requirement in Fall 2015. The requirement is unique because sustainability is a non-traditional general education theme, and general education requirements are routinely course-based, not learning-outcomes based. The learning-outcomes based nature of the requirement allowed us to create a flexible requirement with three options: taking […]
This webinar will offer three models for combining sustainability education and study abroad to prepare ecologically-minded citizens.
The Fourteenth International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic & Social Sustainability features research addressing the themes listed below. The 2018 conference includes a special focus: Forging Solidarity—Collective Sustainability Solutions in a Fragmenting World. Environmental Sustainability Sustainability in Economic, Social, and Cultural Context Sustainability Policy and Practice Sustainability Education
The conference will focus on what it will take to achieve the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It will offer opportunities to learn, network, collaborate and exhibit amongst development professionals from across Oregon. It will consist of multiple networking opportunities (including an evening reception), workshops, panel discussions, facilitated knowledge sharing and a forum focused on fostering partnership and collaboration. The SDGs, in short, are […]
After completing Northwest Earth Institute’s annual October EcoChallenge, participants often ask “How can we go deeper?” or “What are the next steps for me personally, or for my organization?” or “How can I keep my team engaged?” This 30-minute webinar facilitated by two long-term NWEI staffers, will answer these questions and more. During this webinar […]