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Sustainable Cities Network

Sustainable Cities Network

Connecting communities, advancing sustainability,
and cultivating solutions.





Sustainable Cities Network

Connecting communities, advancing sustainability,
and cultivating solutions.





SCN News

New summary report released: Community Engagement Strategies

New summary report released: Community Engagement Strategies

Community engagement is a critical component of ensuring that a community has input and is receiving information from its local government. Cities have used a variety of engagement strategies to gather feedback on its services, as well as inform future planning. As a growing community, the City of Peoria is tasked with facilitating engagement with...

Info of Interest - November 11

SCN Info of Interest–November 11, 2022November's SCN Info of Interest was sent out via email. Includes info on: ASU at COP27, SCN workgroup meetings, webinars, news, and more. Check it out here. Do you have a sustainability update for your community that you would like shared? Email us at sustainablecities@asu.edu. We love local updates!

Student recommendations inform Sustainable Peoria Plan

Student recommendations inform Sustainable Peoria Plan

The City of Peoria recently approved its Sustainable Peoria Plan, a roadmap for sustainability that outlines goals and initiatives around its eight pillars of sustainability.  In 2009, the City established its first Sustainability Action Plan, which was then revised and relaunched in 2012 as the Sustainability Action Plan 2.0. Following an extensive review and publication of...

The Network is a vehicle for communities to share knowledge and coordinate efforts to understand and solve sustainability problems. It is designed to foster partnerships, identify best practices, provide training and information, and create a bridge between ASU’s research and front-line challenges facing local communities.

Network members include a broad range of professional disciplines from Arizona cities, towns, counties and Native American communities implementing sustainable practices and working towards a more sustainable region. Find out more about these members and what they are doing.

Through the Sustainable Cities Network, partners will work together to streamline city operations, advance solar energy, practice sustainable design, and secure water supplies in a changing climate. Find out more about these sustainability initiatives across the valley by following the Network news.