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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

New tool helps corporations apply analytics to water use

New tool helps corporations apply analytics to water use

ASU's Center for Biodiversity Outcomes is behind a revolutionary tool unveiled at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, held in Paris in December 2015, and now piquing the interest of major corporations. The Green Infrastructure Support Tool was developed by Senior Sustainability Scientist John Sabo - affiliated faculty in the Center for Biodiversity Outcomes - and helps corporations apply...

Celebrating 10 years of leading the way

Celebrating 10 years of leading the way

Since its inception in 2006 under the stalwart leadership of President Michael Crow, ASU's School of Sustainability has been boldly leading the way to a sustainable future by preparing a new generation of practitioners to address the most pressing challenges of our time. Now in 2016, the school reaches its 10th Anniversary – a milestone that will be marked with a series of memorable events from April 14-16.

Food security a historic factor in climate resilience

Food security a historic factor in climate resilience

In a recent study, teams of researchers – including Distinguished Sustainability Scientist Margaret Nelson – working in both the American Southwest and North Atlantic islands of Iceland, Greenland and the Faroes found that historic and prehistoric peoples who were vulnerable to food shortage were especially susceptible to climate challenges.

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ASU Sustainability Scientists, Scholars & Fellows

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Sustainability Plan

Climate Neutrality

Climate Neutrality