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Arizona State University (ASU) School of Sustainability

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ASU Awards $40K to Student-Led Innovations in Waste, Agriculture, Community Development
ASU Awards $40K to Student-Led Innovations in Waste, Agriculture, Community Development

5 years ago - Now in its fourth year, the ASU Innovation Challenge, which provides ASU students “an opportunity to create products and services that address some of the greatest challenges facing the world today,” has awarded a total of $40,000 to 11 student-innovator teams, according to a recent announcement.

Gazzara to Future Sustainability Leaders: Embrace Failure, Avoid 'Analysis Paralysis'
Gazzara to Future Sustainability Leaders: Embrace Failure, Avoid 'Analysis Paralysis'

5 years ago - Arizona State University’s School of Sustainability recently launched the Executive Master’s for Sustainability Leadership (EMSL), a 13-month program designed for mid-career professionals currently employed in or near sustainability roles. The program features a hybrid curriculum of virtual learning and immersive, in-person experiences at ASU and abroad.

ASU, Nature Conservancy Study Highlights Economic Benefits of Forest Thinning
ASU, Nature Conservancy Study Highlights Economic Benefits of Forest Thinning

5 years ago - A recent study by Arizona State University's Sustainability Solutions Services (S3) and The Nature Conservancy reveals that forest thinning could benefit the state by making its forests more resistant to environmental extremes and also strengthening rural economies. Just in the past decade (2002-2011), Arizona lost a quarter of its forests to wildfires, drought and bark beetle infestation.

Arizona State University and STAR Communities Announce Partnership
Arizona State University and STAR Communities Announce Partnership

5 years ago - Washington, DC (April 10, 2014) – This week STAR Communities and Arizona State University’s Sustainability Solutions Services announced an official partnership to support local governments who are interested in benchmarking and tracking sustainability performance.

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Study reveals economic benefits of forest thinning
Study reveals economic benefits of forest thinning

5 years ago - From 2002 to 2011, Arizona lost a quarter of its forests to wildfires, drought and bark beetle infestation. Decreased public funding for forest thinning and the low economic value of small diameter wood has made the state’s forests especially vulnerable to devastating fires and drought.

ASU Partners With Dutch City to Develop First ‘Circular Economy’ Regional Plan
ASU Partners With Dutch City to Develop First ‘Circular Economy’ Regional Plan

5 years ago - Arizona State University (ASU) and the Dutch Municipality of Haarlemmermeer, along with private partners in the Haarlemmermeer region, have come together to create the world’s first regional plan based on the principles of a circular economy.The project, “Haarlemmermeer Beyond Sustainability,” will be coordinated by the Global Sustainability Solutions Center (GSSC) at Haarlemmermeer, a program within the Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives at ASU’s Global Institute of Sustainability. The center will partner with the municipality, Park 20I20 and SADC (Schiphol Area Development Company) to create a regional visioning and planning strategy that will close resource loops in the most efficient, economical and sustainable manner possible.

Arizona State University collaborates with Dutch partners on groundbreaking sustainable development plan
Arizona State University collaborates with Dutch partners on groundbreaking sustainable development plan

5 years ago - The Netherlands’ Municipality of Haarlemmermeer, home to the Netherlands’ world famous Schiphol Airport, is working to become one of northern Europe’s centers for sustainability-driven commerce. Arizona State University (ASU) is home to the United States’ leader in sustainability education and research. Together, along with private partners in the Haarlemmermeer region, ASU and the municipality are collaborating to create the world’s first regional plan based on the principles of a “circular economy”.

How Phoenix Is Transforming Trash Into Resources
How Phoenix Is Transforming Trash Into Resources

6 years ago - Phoenix, Arizona is a huge and growing city — the sixth largest in the U.S. — with a population of 1.4 million residents embedded in a metropolitan area of more than four million people. Because of its location surrounded by mountains in the hot and dry Sonoran desert, Phoenix has by necessity become a leader in the world of sustainability, with a plan focusing on the nexus of energy, water, population and waste. Waste value stream management is one of the most difficult — but potentially rewarding — challenge areas within the city’s strategy.

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