ACTIONABLE RESEARCH IS FINDING REAL-WORLD, LASTING
SOLUTIONS TO EARTH’S MOST PRESSING SUSTAINABILITY,
ENERGY, AND ENVIRONMENTAL NEEDS.
Sustainability is meeting the needs of the present
without compromising the ability of future
generations to meet their own needs.
OUR MISSION IS TO CREATE ACTIONABLE, INTERDISCIPLINARY
RESEARCH THAT CONCENTRATES ON FUNDAMENTAL CHALLENGES
IN THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT.
OUR VISION IS TO FIND SOLUTIONS THAT MEET THE GROWING
DEMAND FOR FOOD, WATER AND ENERGY OF THE RAPIDLY
INCREASING WORLD POPULATION, WHILE ENSURING A SAFE,
PRODUCTIVE AND SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT FOR ALL.
UPDATED Nov. 13, 2015 — Enrollment is now open for the newly approved Sustainability, Energy, and Environment Fellows Program (SEE FP), a campuswide undergraduate minor.read more
Congratulations to University Housing for its Illinois Governor’s Sustainability Award — a shining example to the U of I campus for sustainability, recycling, and resource conservation.read more
The Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment (iSEE) published the Illinois Climate Action Plan (iCAP) on Oct. 21, 2015, and hosted a forum on that day to give Illinois students, staff, and faculty and the community a taste of the progress made toward the plan’s low-carbon objectives.read more