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Find what you need to build, grow, and sustain climate action on your campus.



Second Nature has partnered with Ceres to support and engage campuses on policy and legislative issues that impact climate action goals. Presidents and Chancellors have identified policy as an area […]

  • Policy

Carbon Credit and Purchasing Program (C2P2)


Introduction The Carbon Credit and Purchasing Program (C2P2) is an initiative to support colleges and universities in developing and marketing carbon offsets as a way to accelerate their progress towards […]

  • Carbon Offsets

University Climate Change Coalition (UC3)


The University Climate Change Coalition, or UC3, is a bold new coalition of nearly two dozen leading North American research universities that will prototype a collaborative model designed to help local communities achieve their climate goals and accelerate the transition to a low-carbon future.

We Are Still In


Second Nature helped coordinate a statement on behalf of governors, mayors, CEO’s and college and university leaders declaring that, despite the federal government’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement, […]



Second Nature highlights the remarkable carbon reduction milestones, renewable energy advancements and Climate Commitment achievements of universities and colleges in the Climate Leadership Network through awards programs. The celebration of […]

  • Recognition

Rocky Mountain Institute and Business Renewables Center Partnership


Introduction Second Nature is partnering with the Rocky Mountain Institute to provide signatories of the Presidents’ Climate Leadership Commitments with complimentary access to the Business Renewables Center (BRC), in order to streamline […]

Green Revolving Investment Tracking System (GRITS)


Free Access to GRITS The Green Revolving Investment Tracking System (GRITS) is an online platform that allows users to track the energy, financial, and carbon savings data from sustainability projects. […]

  • Energy Efficiency
  • Finance
  • Partnerships