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Our alumni are in high demand

The 2019 employment survey of School of Sustainability alumni
(2008-2018 graduates*) showed that most are working in sustainability careers.

There is a demand for employees and leaders who know what sustainability is and understand its complexity, understand how to approach problems and solutions, and know how to work with and draw from different disciplines.

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Established in 2006, the School of Sustainability’s mission is to educate a new generation of scholars and practitioners and create innovative modes of scholarship by bringing together leaders, stakeholders, and people from multiple disciplines to develop practical solutions to the most pressing sustainability challenges.

The School offers both undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees in sustainability at the Tempe and Polytechnic campuses, as well as through ASU Online.


Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability celebrates 15 years

Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability celebrates 15 years

On the 15th anniversary of the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability, here's a look back the accomplishments and evolution of the ASU Wrigley Institute.

ASU engineer works to increase solar panel efficiency

ASU engineer works to increase solar panel efficiency

As we continue to grapple with the adverse effects of climate change, there is a renewed urgency about the need to transition to renewable sources of energy. However, transitioning comes with its own set of challenges, some of which include the high costs of some alternate sources of energy and questions about their efficiency. One...

Uplifting indigenous voices for a sustainable future in food

Uplifting indigenous voices for a sustainable future in food

This article was written by William H. Walker VI, a sophomore in the School of Sustainability.  Modern consumers have lost touch with how food is more than a commodity and brings more than nutritional value. Cultural, spiritual, ecological and community values are bound up in everything we eat. For food systems to be more sustainable, consumers...

What is sustainability?

Sustainability is improving human well-being and ensuring social equity for present and future generations while safeguarding the planet’s life-supporting ecosystems. -Dean of School of Sustainability, Chris Boone

about sustainability and how a green degree can impact your career and your world.