|Submission Date||Aug. 19, 2011|
PAE-20: Inter-Campus Collaboration on Sustainability
Pace Environmental Center
Does the institution collaborate with other colleges and universities to support and help build the campus sustainability community?:
A brief summary of papers, guides, presentations, and other resources the institution has developed to share their sustainability experience with other institutions:
In February 2010, two members of Pace’s GreenPace Sustainability Committee created a short handbook, “12 Steps to Create a Green School” and presented it at a national conference to an audience primarily of other staff and faculty from institutions of higher education.
Pace University spearheaded the formation of the Environmental Consortium of Hudson Valley Colleges & Universities in 2004, and has served as its secretariat since. Hosted by Pace University, the Consortium’s headquarters is situated within Pace Academy for Applied Environmental Studies department. Since 2004, the Environmental Consortium has held 7 annual conferences, 5 annual student summits focusing on various environmental themes, including campus greening.
The names of local, state, regional, national, and other campus sustainability organizations or consortia in which the institution participates and/or is a member:
Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)
National Wildlife Campus Ecology Program
Council of Environmental Deans and Directors (CEDD)
Bloomberg 2030 Challenge Partner
Clinton Climate Initiative (CCI)
A brief summary of additional ways the institution collaborates with other campuses to advance sustainability :
The Environmental Consortium office has created and maintains a Hudson Valley Green Campus Virtual Resource Center. In March 2010, Pace University, SUNY Purchase College and the Consortium organized a regional campus greening workshop, a model the Consortium will duplicate in the other regions of our watershed to share case studies, information, resources, and local green businesses.
The website URL where information about cross-campus collaboration is available: