Teaching Environmental Entrepreneurship at an Urban University: Greenproofing

  • Kevin Foster City College of New York
Keywords: Higher Education, Environmental Entrepreneurship, Greenproofing


The authors provide a case study of their own experience teaching Environmental Entrepreneurship. For the past six years, they have been teaching about sustainability through social entrepreneurship in an interdisciplinary partnership with faculty in management, engineering, and earth science. The authors have developed a course in Environmental Entrepreneurship with a significant service-learning component. In addition, their students have formed an environmental consultancy called Greenproofing.