Green Guide

Green Guide

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This guide provides an overview of the steps involved in creating an environmentally sustainable college. In drawing together reports from members of the Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC) which have taken various initiatives to qgreenq their campuses, it focuses on the principles, strategies, and goals which underlie the objective of reducing or eliminating the negative impact such institutions may have on the environment. The guide is organized into four chapters: (1) qA Green Visionq is an attempt to portray one image of what a future qgreen collegeq might be like; (2) qInstitutional Greeningq includes contributions which describe the process of transition to more environmentally sensitive college/institute operations, mandates, policies, management styles, and organizational characteristics; (3) qCase Studiesq draws together reports from member institutions striving to come to grips with environmental challenges; and (4) qToolsq identifies resources and provides practical tools (includes samples of environmental audits, fiscal planning tools and payback calculation models for specific interventions, a directory of environment sector training programs, and a directory of environmental organizations). (LZ)A Usera#39;s Guide to Sustainable Development for Canadian Colleges Association of Canadian Community Colleges, National Round Table on ... Business students, for example, heard a presentation on a€œgreen investinga€; nursing students learned about environmental ... at no extra cost and what should be added if extra resources were available; (c) What proposals could CHAPTER 3: THE CASE STUDIES.

Title:Green Guide
Author:Association of Canadian Community Colleges, National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (Canada)
Publisher:National Round Table - 1992-01-01


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