Sustainability in the Curriculum

Links for support with incorporating sustainability into your courses.

AASHE: Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education

AASHE is an association of colleges and universities in the US and Canada working to create a sustainable future.  This website offers an enormous amount of information about opportunities and activities in the realm of sustainability in education.

Disciplinary Associations Network for Sustainability

Sponsored by the US Partnership on Education for Sustainable Development, the Disciplinary Associations Network for Sustainability is an informal network of professional associations working on:

by Debra Rowe, Ph.D.

An article about incorporating concepts of sustainability into general education.  Reprinted from Teaching Sustainability at Universities, 2002, Walter Leal Filho, editor, Peter Lang, New York

Education for a Sustainable Future: What You Need to Know by Debra Rowe, Ph.D. et al.

This was a webinar event on Nov. 27, 2007 by the Higher Education Associations Sustainability Consortium (HEASC) and the Disciplinary Associations Network for Sustainability.  Slides and resources lists are provided by the presenters. 

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Resource List from Higher Education Associations Sustainability Consortium (HEASC)

Sustainable Agriculture Educational Materials

The Sustainable Agriculture Education Association (SAEA) in collaboration with Cornell University's Albert R. Mann Library has established a searchable digital library comprising resources for developing curriculum, research, and projects that advance the education of sustainable food and farming systems. 

UNESCO | Education for Sustainable Development

The goal of the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2014, DESD), for which UNESCO is the lead agency, is to integrate the principles, values, and practices of sustainable development into all aspects of education and learning.


"Worldchanging is a solutions-based online magazine that works from a simple premise: that the tools, models and ideas for building a better future lie all around us."

Power Vote

A non-partisan website of students activists working on energy and climate issues. Power Vote image

CSU, Chico Institute of Sustainable Development   

This Web site is the forum for information about Chico State's contributions to sustainable development.

link to Inst. of Sustainable Development website