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Advancing Sustainability Across the Globe
Arizona State University and the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability are working to advance all 17 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Our researchers are conducting use-inspired research, developing practical solutions to pressing social, economic and environmental challenges of sustainability across the globe.
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When the Marine Corps decided it needed to update its base in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, to be more resilient in the face of modern challenges and disasters, it came to Arizona State University for expertise. Some military infrastructure is built with codes and standards that are 30 years old, and base buildings can be 60...
Team awarded ASU Morrison Prize for analysis of climate change’s impact on a critical conservation tool
Climate change is complicating land conservation practices because of how it alters land over time. Among other things, climate change is raising new questions about perpetual conservation easements — a critical land preservation tool relied upon by government agencies and nonprofit land trusts. A six-author team that conducted an unprecedented analysis of the structuring of...
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has announced the growth of its multistakeholder initiative, Beyond 34: Recycling and Recovery for a New Economy. The Rob and Melani Walton Sustainability Solutions Service at Arizona State University has been selected as a technical partner for the project, providing analysis and the development of tools to help communities...