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Global Sustainability

Global Sustainability

Global Sustainability

Solutions, engagement, education and research to enable better lives.


Connecting researchers with each other and with practitioners to collaborate on solutions to today’s most pressing sustainability challenges.


Partnerships and events connect the university with diverse communities locally, nationally and globally to engage in critical, solutions-focused dialogue.


Degree programs with a focus in sustainability studies continue to evolve across the university, bridging disciplines and educating leaders.


Through a focus on use-inspired, transdisciplinary research, our work has purpose and impact, creating the trajectory toward a sustainable and prosperous future.

Sustainability News

Meeting emissions targets after Paris climate talks

Meeting emissions targets after Paris climate talks

Concerned about the effects climate change will have on its infrastructure projects, the World Bank asked ASU's School of Sustainability to design and deliver a "how-to" on inventorying carbon emissions, which was presented in Washington, D.C. to officials from around the world.

A big boost for bioenergy research at ASU

A big boost for bioenergy research at ASU

Two ASU biofuel projects are among six nationwide receiving $10 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to explore innovative solutions in bioenergy. One project aims to improve algal biomass growth while reducing evaporation and eliminating the need for cooling. It has the potential to reach five times the current algal production rates, reducing the cost of enclosed algal...

Best-selling author takes a look at your next meal

Best-selling author takes a look at your next meal

Part of the School of Sustainability's 10th anniversary celebration, author and food activist Michael Pollan – named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine – described in his April 2016 Wrigley Lecture how we can fix our broken food system.

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