At Arizona State University, 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.
Community Connect offers a way for the greater community to access the resources, programs, partnerships, and services available to them through ASU. The program helps ASU to connect with communities through mutually beneficial partnerships.
The Creative City Certificate prepares students to engage effectively in revitalizing cities and communities by tapping their inherent potential for cultural innovation, placemaking, and social/economic entrepreneurship.
GlobalResolve works together with a range of partners to develop sustainable technologies and programs in the areas of energy, clean water, and local economic development for rural communities in the developing world.
The Office of University Initiatives helps ASU be creative with its resources and its programming in order to maximize its potential impact on Arizona and the world at large. Through intense collaboration with other offices and departments across the university, we help to shape and then make manifest ASU’s goals.
The Stardust Center for Affordable Homes and the Family advances educational initiatives, outreach efforts, and intellectual aspects of housing affordability and sustainable building to empower families and achieve economic and social sustainability.