The Global Institute of Sustainability focuses on research that is useful to the greater community from Phoenix to around the world. The Institute also connects researchers with practitioners from business, industry, municipalities, and government to collaborate on planning for sustainability challenges of urban growth, environmental protection, resource management, and social and economic development.
At ASU, local solutions have global impact. Sustainability partnerships and innovative outreach projects connect the university with diverse communities and nations around the world to help them find real-world solutions to environmental, economic, and social challenges.
Arizona State University and its faculty and staff are affiliated with many sustainability-related societies and associations.