Resources for Arizona Citizens and Decision-Makers

Sustainability Overview

Our prospectus, Sustainability at ASU: Toward a more sustainable world, provides an overview of ASU’s efforts to advance sustainability across the university and beyond. Understand how sustainability underlies our teaching, learning, and doing.

Sustainability Prospectus
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Sustainability Operations at ASU

Arizona State University is a model for sustainability operations and practices around the country and has made significant strides in several key areas. Through four overarching sustainability goals – climate neutrality, zero solid and water waste, active engagement and principled practice – ASU takes seriously reducing consumption, maximizing efficiency and rethinking products and actions.

Sustainability Plan

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Sustainability Plan

Arizona State University is taking action to discover new pathways for a thriving economic system, a healthy ecosphere, and a more just society.

Sustainability Plan

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Carbon Plan

Carbon neutrality, or a “net zero carbon footprint,” means achieving net zero carbon emissions by balancing a measured amount of carbon released with an equivalent amount of renewable energy or offsetting by planting trees that in turn could help prevent future greenhouse gas emissions.

Carbon Plan