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Sustainable Cities Network

Sustainable Cities Network

Connecting communities, advancing sustainability,
and cultivating solutions.

Sustainable Cities Network

Connecting communities, advancing sustainability,
and cultivating solutions.
SCN/SOS Engaging with Cities Luncheon Recap

SCN/SOS Engaging with Cities Luncheon Recap

By Erin Rugland The Sustainable Cities Network and the School of Sustainability hosted its second Engaging with Cities Luncheon as part of the annual School of Sustainability Open House. At this event, students showcased their Spring 2017 semester research projects conducted for Arizona communities to a full house of municipal staff and ASU faculty and […]

Sustainable Cities Network receives Ponderosa Pine Partnership Award

Sustainable Cities Network receives Ponderosa Pine Partnership Award

By Erin Rugland The Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management awarded the Sustainable Cities Network and partners with the department’s first Ponderosa Pine Partnership Award for the Regional Tree & Shade Summit 2.0: Branching Out One Community at a Time. This award was given at the 2017 Arizona State Arbor Day Celebration, which included […]

Interview with EPA Region 9’s Karen Irwin

Interview with EPA Region 9’s Karen Irwin

At the Sustainable Cities Network, we have maintained contacts within the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 9, the subdivision of the EPA serving the Pacific Southwest–including Arizona. Many resources are available through the EPA but the representatives within municipalities may not know about these resources, how to navigate them, or that the Region 9 Office […]

About the Network

The Network is a vehicle for communities to share knowledge and coordinate efforts to understand and solve sustainability problems. It is designed to foster partnerships, identify best practices, provide training and information, and create a bridge between ASU’s research and front-line challenges facing local communities.

Meet Our Members

Network members include a broad range of professional disciplines from Arizona cities, towns, counties and Native American communities implementing sustainable practices and working towards a more sustainable region. Find out more about these members and what they are doing.

Network News

Through the Sustainable Cities Network, partners will work together to streamline city operations, advance solar energy, practice sustainable design, and secure water supplies in a changing climate. Find out more about these sustainability initiatives across the valley by following the Network news.