Global Institute of Sustainability

The Global Institute of Sustainability is the hub of Arizona State University’s sustainability initiatives. The Institute advances research, education, and business practices for an urbanizing world. Its School of Sustainability, the first of its kind in the U.S., offers transdisciplinary degree programs focused on finding practical solutions to environmental, economic, and social challenges.

About the Institute

Understand the mission, strategy, and framework upon which ASU's sustainability operations have been built.

Welcome from the Leadership Directorate

Our Leadership Directorate describes sustainability as the defining challenge of our time. How can a university create a sustainable future?

Sustainable Headquarters

The Global Institute of Sustainability building includes features which enhance the quality of the learning and working experience.

Sustainability Timeline

ASU’s commitment to sustainability spans decades, departments, and academic disciplines. See the evolution of Sustainability@ASU.


Tools, resources, and initiatives for Arizona citizens, decision makers, educators, and the ASU community.

Contact Us

Find out more about the Institute, such as mailing and shipping addresses, directions and parking, and other information requests.