• ASCE has made sustainability a major focus among its strategic initiatives, aiming to help professionals incorporate sustainability principles into their daily practice.    

  • Professional Tools

    Green Roof Design Guidelines

    Green roof technology helps beautify and diversify architecture. It also contributes to landfill diversion, reduces storm water runoff, and it improves overall air quality. Attend this webinar and find out how! .

    Innovation in Sustainable Civil Engineering Award

    Since 2011, ASCE has honored a civil engineering project annually for its inspirational applications of sustainability with the Innovation in Sustainable Civil Engineering award. 
    Nominate a project for the next award

    EnvisionTM Rating System

    Envision measures the sustainability of an infrastructure project from design though construction and maintenance. Design teams and project owners use it to set and achieve sustainability goals, adopt and implement effectively sustainable choices, and help set standards for others to follow. The ratings system is administered by the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure, which was founded in 2010 by ASCE in partnership with the American Council of Engineering Companies and the American Public Works Association.

    Sustainable Engineering

    Found in the ASCE Roundup, “ Sustainable Engineering” shares recent developments and discussion topics, highlighting projects and innovations that embrace the sustainability “triple bottom line” – environmental, economic, and social conditions – thereby enhancing quality of life for all of society.