Leading School Districts Collaborate on Sustainability

Leading School Districts Collaborate on Sustainability

by Vikas Vij
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Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 8:00am



School systems are an important part of the larger global effort to improve the environment and mitigate the threat of climate change. It requires commitment, collaboration, culture change and systematic planning for major school systems to turn a deeper shade of green.

In a crucial step towards building more planet-friendly school systems, 21 large U.S. school districts have joined hands with the support of the Green Schools Alliance (GSA) to collaborate on more sustainable school options.

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Vikas is a staff writer for the Sustainable Development news and editorial section on Justmeans. He is an MBA with 20 years of managerial and entrepreneurial experience and global travel. He is the author of "The Power of Money" (Scholars, 2003), a book that presents a revolutionary monetary economic theory on poverty alleviation in the developing world. Vikas is also the official writer for an international social project for developing nations "Decisions for Life" run in collaboration between the ILO, the University of Amsterdam and the Indian Institute of Management.

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