ASCE has made sustainability a major focus among its strategic initiatives, aiming to help professionals incorporate sustainability principles into their daily practice.
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.
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.
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.
Creating Infrastructure for a Sustainable World