The Bentley University Office of Sustainability’s mission is strategically aligned with the university’s goal of a holistic business education to make environmental and social considerations essential to all forward-looking business leaders.
Their mission is to support nonprofits — grassroots organizations in particular — working to promote environmental restoration and conservation, sustainable food and agriculture, people's health, and a wide range of social concerns.
Climate Corps Bay Area is a 10-month Fellowship program that provides professional development opportunities for emerging climate protection leaders through implementation of climate change resiliency projects with local governments, non-profits and for-profit businesses.
Growing out of the first Earth Day, Earth Day Network (EDN) works with over 22,000 partners in 192 countries to broaden, diversify and mobilize the environmental movement. More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world. Over the last 40 years, EDN has executed successful environmental campaigns on issues ranging climate change and drinking water to voter registration and saving the whale. EDN is a recognized leader in creating civically–oriented innovative programs with partners outside of the environmental movement to tackle new challenges.
The Florida YES Coalition works to promote and maintain an inclusive youth network in order to empower and mobilize communities to advocate for and achieve social justice and environmental sustainability in Florida.
Green Corps' Field School for Environmental Organizing trains college graduates to run environmental campaigns, starting by building a core group of activists and finishing by convincing decision-makers to pass laws, change policies and create reforms to protect our environment.
Green For All is working to reframe the face of environmentalism. Critical to this success is cultivating the next generation of green leaders, particularly youth from communities of color who have the most to gain from a clean-energy economy. The Green For All College Ambassador program provides a focused vehicle to foster young, green-economy champions.
National Wildlife Federation gives voice to the wildlife conservation values that are part of our country’s heritage. They are charting a new course for wildlife that our children and grandchildren will thank us for. National Wildlife Federation has a 20-year history of working with colleges and universities through its Campus Ecology program to improve their overall green educational programming and onsite sustainability. Its student outreach programs, campus consulting, climate action competition, and educational events and resources reach about 1,000 campuses each year.
The Sierra Student Coalition is the youth-led chapter of the Sierra Club, the nation's oldest and largest grassroots environmental organization. It offers organized skills trainings that are among the best young activist trainings in the country.
SMHEC is a unique partnership between 12 colleges in the Chicago metropolitan area. Through institutional collaboration, the Consortium focuses on programs that promote college readiness, support college completion, enhance educational opportunities and identify economies and efficiencies that result in streamlining and cost savings.
Strategic Energy Innovations (SEI), a nonprofit organization established in 1997, creates green communities by designing sustainability programs around the four key sectors that make up the foundation of all communities: education, housing, government, and the workforce. SEI works primarily in the Bay Area, CA.
The Office of Sustainability is a resource that works to build and strengthen the networks that are needed to create a sustainable UF. As educators, the University of Florida plays a leading role in training the scientific, social, political and cultural leaders, professionals and policy-makers who will make a difference in the world.
The Mertze Gilmore Foundation believes that our country 's failure to develop adequate and binding policies for reducing global warming pollution requires urgent new approaches and constituencies to demand national policy and U.S. leadership in the world. Environmentalists have worked tirelessly to build coalitions and drive policy in recent years, and the Foundation seeks to expand upon this leadership.
The Southern Energy Network encompasses more than 65 campuses and has directly supported campaigns for renewable energy and efficiency at 25 campuses. They connect over 1000 students and alumni around the region, and are a founding member of the Energy Action Coalition.
The V. Kann Rasmussen Foundation’s (VKRF) work is based on the premise that since human activity lies at the core of most current environmental problems then human creativity and collaboration are at the heart of solving the problems these activities create.