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Sustainability publications

ASCE has published many manuals of practice, proceedings, books, and other documents related to sustainable and resilient infrastructure. Visit the ASCE Library for a full list of these publications.

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Sustainable Procurement for Infrastructure
Manuals of Practice

Sustainable Procurement for Infrastructure

Sustainable Procurement for Infrastructure presents an overview of the implementation of sustainability principles in the procurement process.

Topics include benefits of sustainable procurement, recommended procurement language, commentary and references for further study; and lists of available case studies that depict projects exemplifying sustainable procurement in projects of various sizes.

This report will be of interest to civil engineers, owners and infrastructure managers, and procurement professionals who contract goods and services for both large and small infrastructure projects.

ICSI 2019 Proceedings

International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure 2019: Leading Resilient Communities through the 21st Century

Proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure 2019, held in Los Angeles, California, November 6–9, 2019. Sponsored by the Committee on Sustainability of ASCE.

This collection contains 77 peer-reviewed papers on a broad array of contemporary issues in the development of sustainable infrastructure.

Journal of Constructed Facilities

Special Collection on Civil Infrastructures with Smart and Green Life Cycle Solutions

This special collection provides a platform for sharing the latest results on the resiliency, sustainability, and green technologies of built infrastructure.

ASCE ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems

Special Collection on Models and Metrics for Sustainability and Resilience of Systems

This special collection of papers provides an overview on the frameworks, metrics and valuations for decision making for sustainable construction and manufacturing.

UN Sustainable Development Goals and ASCE Publications
ASCE Publications

Sustainable development

ASCE civil engineering research supports key UN Sustainable Development Goals. Researchers and practicing civil engineers are actively seeking solutions to make our environment more resilient and sustainable for future generations.

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Peer-to-Peer Standards Exchange Forum

Come join the discussion about ASCE Standards! The Peer-to-Peer Standards Exchange is a new ASCE Collaborate forum to discuss technical issues about ASCE standards. Dive into your technical area with questions and issues with your community. Members can ask and answer questions. Nonmembers will have view-only capability.

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