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View Resource Development Education Program

The Development Education Program was created by the Economic Development Institute of the World Bank with the aim of educating students to "think critically about the social, economic and environmental issues of sustainable development." Teachers will find text, maps, charts, data tables, photos and case studies in the Learning Modules section to use in their classrooms. The Learning Modules...

https://www.worldbank.org/en/topic/education
View Resource World Bank Teachers and Students Home Page

The World Bank Site (reviewed in the September 25, 1997 Scout Report for Business and Economics) now has a section specifically devoted to educational resources. Educational material found here relates to topics relevant to the World Bank's larger mission of reducing international poverty and raising the standard of living for people in developing nations. For instance, the Learning Materials area...

https://www.worldbank.org/en/programs/youth
View Resource Pro-Poor Tourism

Provided by the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), an independent, UK-based, think tank, this site contains a selection of resources related to pro-poor tourism (PPT). Different than "sustainable tourism" and related initiatives, PPT is defined simply as "tourism that generates net benefits for the poor." At this site, visitors can learn more about PPT and read case studies, a report, a policy...

https://pubs.iied.org/sites/default/files/pdfs/migrate/11007...
View Resource U.S. Green Building Council

Building "green" buildings is more than just a guideline for the U.S. Green Buildings Council; it's their primary goal and passion. With over 7500 member organizations, their number includes representatives from all sectors of the building industry who are dedicated to promoting buildings that are "environmentally responsible, profitable and healthy places to live and work." While some of their...

https://www.usgbc.org/
View Resource Northwest Center for Sustainable Resources

Drawing on material support from the National Science Foundation, the American Association of Community Colleges, and Chemeketa Community College this site provides access to a number of instructional items for those who are teaching classes about the world of sustainable resources. As one might guess, the "Instructional and Educational Materials" is a fine place to start. This area has complete...

https://www.chemeketa.edu/
View Resource International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives

Founded in 1990 in New York, the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI) is a broad international association of local governments and related units of governance committed to sustainable development. The ICLEI provides support to their members through technical consulting and training programs, and their website also serves as a clearinghouse for this material, along...

https://iclei.org
View Resource Sustainability: American Public Media

Sustainability has become a popular buzzword in the past few years, yet it can be a puzzling term to some who encounter it. In the words of this American Public Media site, "it's about meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs." They have decided to contribute to the ongoing public conversation about sustainability by using...

https://sustainability.publicradio.org/