Engineers Forum on Sustainability

Engineers Forum on Sustainability (EFS) is a working group of the American Association of Engineering Societies (AAES): AAAS, AIChE, AIME, ASCE, ASEE, ASME, IEEE and RNRF. EFS is also supported by AIChE's Institute for Sustainability.

The mission of the Forum, established in 1997, is "to help promote the principles and practice of sustainable development."

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Upcoming Workshops

Engineering Strategies for a Sustainable Food Supply Chain 

Engineering Solutions for Sustainability: Materials & Resources (ESS:M&R) Symposium

Past Workshops

2014 Natural Gas Workshop

2013 Water Workshop

Sustainable Supply Chain Design (SSCD) Scientific Workshop

Upcoming Events

Engineering Strategies for a Sustainable Food Supply Chain Workshop

Monday, March 16-17, 2015, 9:00am EDT
Posted by Derrick Wu
Register Vast inefficiencies exist at every step of the supply chain of the global food industry. These inefficiencies lead to immense amounts of food loss and waste, with associated losses in natural, energy, and water resources resulting in adverse environmental and climate impacts. The solutions...Read more

Recent Events

2014 Sustainable Packaging Symposium (SPS '14)

Innovation and New Economics for Biopolymers
Wednesday, November 19-21, 2014, 6:00pm EST
Posted by Derrick Wu
The 2014 Sustainable Packaging Symposium (SPS '14), “Innovation and New Economics for Biopolymers,” focused on new economics, which reflect the impact of processes on natural resources, and investigated development, consumer attitudes, and venture capital interest in new biopolymers. Read MoreRead more

Alternative Natural Gas Applications Workshop

Creating a Prosperous Demand Market
Wednesday, October 8-9, 2014, 8:30am EDT
Posted by Derrick Wu
This workshop funded by the UEF identified current and potential alternative uses of natural gas (NG) and determined which have the highest impact and lowest technical impediments. Deliverables will include a technical roadmap for NG utilization and proceedings from the workshop, which are available now.Read more