Sustainability

  • ASCE and its members are dedicated to ensuring a sustainable future in which human 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.

    Whether you are just beginning to explore the benefits that a focus on sustainability can bring to your community and your engineering practice or are looking for the tools to take it to the next level, we can help you build a better future.

  • Professional Tools

    Find a Sustainability Live Webinar


    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 ASCE News, “ 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.

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