• HBCU Green Report
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    The HBCU Report 2014

    The 2014 HBCU Green Report, a collaborative project of the Building Green Initiative (BGI) at Clark Atlanta University (CAU) and the North Carolina Institute of Minority Economic Development (NCIMED), provides evidence of significant activity underway on historically black colleges and university (HBCU) campuses to promote sustainable living and adopt energy efficient practices. The report highlights hothouses of sustainable innovation at HBCUs across the country.

  • Climate Neutral Campus Report
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    Climate Neutral Campus Report

    USGBC and AASHE have partnered with Kyoto Publishing to create the second edition of the Climate Neutral Campus Report. This year’s report focuses on green building campus leadership from stakeholder groups including students, faculty, administration and facilities..

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    Role of LEED in Higher Education

    This report is a 2010 update to the “To LEED or Not to LEED” paper, outlining progress and changes in application of the LEED rating system in building policies at higher education institutions.

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    Greening the Bottom Line:
    The Trend toward Green Revolving Funds on Campus (SEI)

    Greening the Bottom Line, published by the Sustainable Endowments Institute (SEI) with more than a dozen partner organizations, brings to light current trends based on the first survey ever conducted about GRFs in higher education. Green revolving funds invest in enhancing energy efficiency and decreasing resource use, thereby reducing operating expenses and greenhouse gas emissions. The cost savings boost the bottom line and replenish the GRF for investment in the next round of green upgrades.

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    LEED for Neighborhood Development on Campuses

    Learn how LEED for Neighborhood Development can be a useful tool for campus development.

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    Advancing Education for Sustainability:
    Teaching the Concepts of Sustainable Building to All Students

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    Minority-Serving Institutions Green Report:
    2010 Campus Sustainability Survey

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    CSU LEED for Existing Buildings:
    Operations & Maintenance Feasibility Report

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    National Wildlife Federation
    Campus Ecology Case Studies

    Close to 100 new case studies from 2011, highlighting efforts to dramatically reduce pollution, waste and costs, including recycling, energy efficiency improvements, alternative transportation systems and green jobs training programs. In addition to the new submissions, the database includes more than 650 case studies from campuses across the U.S. spanning more than a decade; the database is searchable by topic, year and school, and includes information on each college’s project goals, successes, challenges, funding strategies and project leaders.