Our overarching goals are:
- To catalyze interdisciplinary and inter-institutional research that provides solutions to local and global sustainability challenges.
- To inform and advance policies in support of governments, industry and other organizations, to advance development, particularly as relating to engineered and designed systems.
- To educate current and future generations of engineers, urban planners and architects to be leaders in sustainability in their professions.
- To create and participate in forums for sustainability through inspired critical thinking and action by engaging university community, decision-makers and the public.