The Net Positive for Higher Education Symposium will highlight Hampshire College, Smith College, and Williams College and their holistic, multi-generational approach to sustainability, resiliency, health, innovation, and equity. This symposium is for campus planners, sustainability directors, faculty/educators, administrators, operations staff, policy professionals, and design and construction professionals.
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The University of Vermont’s Continuing and Distance Education program is offering a five-day on-campus Campus Sustainability Leadership course focusing on change through transformative and financially sustainable initiatives to help campuses become sustainability models. Participants will have the opportunity to expand their professional network and learn from leaders in the field.
Details about the conference are forthcoming. The 12th annual ISCN 2018 conference will be hosted by KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden.
This year’s consortium will focus on the topic of effective collaborations (within campuses, between campuses, and between campuses and communities). Events will include guest speakers, panel discussions and group workshops.
The Academic Bicycle Challenge is for college and university staff, faculty and students to track their cycled miles. There are eight different leaderboard types.
The Canadian College and University Environmental Network (CCUEN) and Canadian Alliance of College and University Sustainability Professionals (CUSP) are co-organizing Canada’s first comprehensive sustainability in higher education conference. Keynote speaker is Amy Luers, executive director of Future Earth. The program includes sessions on living labs, research, operations, curriculum, social justice, and partnerships.
This certificate program will provide an overview of the SDGs and the context in which they were negotiated. Participants in this program will review the general merits of the SDGs, examine the means for integrating them into organizational plans and programming, and evaluate progress towards achieving results in implementing the SDGs.
Drawdown EcoChallenge is a 21-day engagement program focused on carbon reduction. Participants track and share their progress online in a platform and earn points for taking action.
The Texas Regional Alliance for Campus Sustainability is holding its 2018 summit, bringing together regional experts and participants for a three-day conference to advance sustainability in higher education.
Focusing this year on Climate & the Environment, this conference offers undergraduate and graduate students opportunities to share their research and engage in critical reflection and dialogue on how climate change and the environment is shaping our global context within the diverse disciplines of health, education, science, human rights, medicine, law, media, economics, politics, development and history.