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Sustainability Planning

Torin Sadow, a BA alum in Sustainability and Urban Dynamics
and a BS in Planning, took on a challenging project as a Sustainability Intern with the City of Bisbee Public Works. Sadow was responsible for helping the City of Bisbee create a municipal sustainability plan.

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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.

Our Students are Successfully Leading the Way

Undergraduate Degrees »

Bachelors of Science Sustainability Degree

99% Bachelor’s degree alumni are employed or are pursuing graduate degrees.

All data from school alumni survey, updated Nov. 2015.

Master’s & Doctoral Degrees »

Masters of Science Sustainability Degree

100% Master’s degree alumni are employed or pursuing graduate degrees.

All data from school alumni survey, updated Nov. 2015.

Professional & Custom Education »

Professional Education with a Sustainability Degree

93% Doctoral degree alumni are employed.

All data from school alumni survey, updated Nov. 2015.

Sustainability News

Cities can make greener purchases with help of new initiative

Cities can make greener purchases with help of new initiative

As local governments step to the forefront of sustainability commitment-making, a team of Arizona State University researchers – including School of Sustainability Professor Nicole Darnall – launch a project aimed at making it easier for cities to “buy green." Called the Sustainable Purchasing Research Initiative, the project was informed by survey responses from 616 government officials from...

ASU sports sustainability prowess during Final Four Tournament

ASU sports sustainability prowess during Final Four Tournament

In April 2017, Arizona welcomed the NCAA’s Final Four Tournament – a college basketball championship that spanned three days in downtown Phoenix. With over 70,000 fans in attendance, the event was the perfect opportunity for Phoenix to flex its sustainability muscles. Partners from all over the Valley united to leave the Final Four with a legacy of...

Moving forward on climate change post Paris agreement

Moving forward on climate change post Paris agreement

At a Case Critical discussion about the U.S.'s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement, panelists Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, School of Sustainability Assistant Professor Sonja Klinsky and ASU economist William Boyes expressed differing opinions about the best next steps.

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.