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Envision is a rating system and best practice resource to help you become successful in implementing sustainability into your infrastructure projects.
Do you want to become an ENV-SP? Earn your ENV credential to work towards sustainable stewardship.
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- What is Envision
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ASCE defines sustainability as a set of environmental, economic, and social conditions - the "Triple Bottom Line" - in which all of society has the capacity and opportunity to maintain and improve its quality of life indefinitely, without degrading the quantity, quality or the availability of natural, economic, and social resources.
Sustainability at ASCE
NEW Life Cycle Analysis for Sustainability: Triple Bottom Line Accounting course now available!
Innovation in Sustainability 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
Paul S. Sarbanes Ecosystem Restoration Project
Pier G Slip Fill and Associated Dredging
Chari Chari, Bolivia Cable Supported Footbridge
GreenLink Windsor Transportation Land Use Planning
Menomonee Valley Industrial Center and Community Park
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ASCE’s new “Sustainable Infrastructure Certificate Program” will provide you with the knowledge, tools, and techniques that you need to design, build, and manage sustainable projects and to take a leadership role in making our infrastructure sustainable.
All courses in the certificate program are offered online and can be accessed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, providing you with the flexibility to take the courses at times that are most convenient for you.
Industry, government and the public have an increasing interest in and demand for sustainable profession.
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ASCE is seeking entries that demonstrate the triple bottom line approach to sustainability
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