The nation’s first school of sustainability
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.
Eight reasons why our students are successful
René Edde, senior business development manager of coffee for Fair Trade USA, initially thought that the Executive Master of Sustainability Leadership might just be a good resume builder. But it turned out to be a transformational experience.
“I grew into my shoes as a leader,” Edde said. “I learned to embrace my authentic self both...
Due to the international scope of sustainability science, sustainability scientists travel a lot — especially by plane — to conduct research and to meet with colleagues. An important component of academia is to attend conferences to present research findings and learning about new developments. Are there different ways to provide this knowledge exchange that is...
Elyse Kats left the Midwest for the Arizona desert and hasn’t looked back.
Kats, an Arizona State University School of Sustainability undergraduate student, is from Kansas but is happy she decided to move out of her comfort zone. And it’s good she did: Kats said she’s loving her college experiences, not only in her classes...
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
Learn more about sustainability and how a green degree can impact your career and your world.