Skip to Content

Global Sustainability

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


We Advance: U.N. Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals, officially known as Transforming our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, is a set of seventeen aspirational “Global Goals.” The goals and targets integrate economic, social and environmental aspects and recognize their interlinkages in achieving sustainable development in all its dimensions to ensure peace and prosperity. See the Goals in Action

Latest News

Agriculture in Arizona faces a warmer future

Agriculture in Arizona faces a warmer future

How might climate change affect Arizona? A decrease in crop yields, for one thing, according to Andrew Berardy – a postdoctoral research associate with the Food Systems Transformation Initiative – and Senior Sustainability Scientist Mikhail Chester. After studying the food-energy-water nexus that governs agriculture in Arizona, the pair found that the state's yields could drop more...

Navigating the rapids of water management

Navigating the rapids of water management

We’ve portioned out more of the Colorado River’s water than it can deliver. What now? Senior Sustainability Scientist Dave White, who directs ASU's Decision Center for a Desert City, delivered his ideas for staying afloat in a March 2017 KED Talk. He demonstrated how the lessons he learned while rafting the Colorado River in 1998 are applicable to today's proverbial water...

ASU, Conservation International team up to protect biodiversity

ASU, Conservation International team up to protect biodiversity

As a key program within the Knowledge Partnership between the Center for Biodiversity Outcomes and Conservation International, ASU welcomed seven Professors of Practice last week. These scientists will devote time to teaching, mentoring and service initiatives at the university, all aligned toward advancing the three goals of the partnership: protecting biodiversity; promoting sustainable development, particularly in food...

View All Sustainability News

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, 25th of April 2017
Thursday, 27th of April 2017

View All Events

ASU Sustainability Scientists, Scholars & Fellows

Our efforts to advance sustainability impact the following areas:

Find an Expert in…




Sustainability Prospectus


Sustainability Accomplishments Report


Sustainability Plan

Featured Videos

Wrigley Lecture Series