Sustainable consumption and production is about promoting resource and energy efficiency, sustainable infrastructure, and providing access to basic services, green and decent jobs and a better quality of life for all. Its implementation helps to achieve overall development plans, reduce future economic, environmental and social costs, strengthen economic competitiveness and reduce poverty.
SUSTAINABILITY AND CLEAN ENERGY SOLUTIONS
We explore the industrial and political achievements in Uruguay that have resulted in 95 percent of the country’s energy coming from renewable sources.
Food Equity and Sustainable Agriculture
Explore how access to food is linked to socioeconomic status, geography, race, and health in Colorado.
Urban Asia: Models or Missteps?
We look at the different approaches to development in dense urban Asian ‘mega-cities” to determine if they are a solution for population growth or a dystopian future.
Community Housing and employment
Work directly with TECHO, a youth led organization seeking to overcome poverty through the joint work of families and volunteers in Peru.
Environmental Stewardship in the Modern Age
We engage with local communities working on issues of on land rights and conservation in Saguaro National Park in Arizona.
Conservation vs. Development
Delve into the tensions between preserving the natural environment and providing economic growth in the Galapagos Islands.