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Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)
AASHE is helping to create a brighter future of opportunity for all by advancing sustainability in higher education. By creating a diverse community engaged in sharing ideas and promising practices, AASHE provides administrators, faculty, staff and students, as well as the business that serve them, with: thought leadership and essential knowledge resources; outstanding opportunities for professional development; and a unique framework for demonstrating the value and competitive edge created by sustainability initiatives.

AASHE Resources on Sustainability Curriculum
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Northwest Earth Institute Discussion Courses
Northwest Earth Institute is a non-profit organization that inspires people to take responsibility for Earth.

Examples: A World of Health: Connecting People, Place and Planet;  Sustainable Systems at Work

UNESCO Teaching and Learning for a Sustainable Future

Kid Wind

Environmental Justice
Environmental Justice Atlas

UMD Office of Sustainability
The UMD Office of Sustainability  is committed to communicating, educating, and inspiring action to integrate sustainability into all aspects of campus life.

Institute on the Environment
IonE discovers solutions to Earth’s most pressing environmental problems by conducting transformative research, developing the next generation of global leaders and building world-changing partnerships.

Ensia is a magazine and event series showcasing environmental solutions in action. Powered by the Institute on the Environment at the University of Minnesota, we connect people who can change the world with the ideas and inspiration they need to do so.

Second Nature
Second Nature’s mission is to create a sustainable society by transforming higher education. We accelerate movement toward a sustainable future by serving and supporting senior college and university leaders in making healthy, just, and sustainable living the foundation of all learning and practice in higher education.

Lake Superior Streams
Award-winning website with data, teaching resources, partnerships, outreach around streams and the Lake Superior watershed.

American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment

Sustainability Tracking and Assessment and Rating System (STARS)

Disciplinary Action Networks for Sustainability (DANS)

Research: Sustainable University

Second Nature: Education for Sustainability