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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To get involved, contact us here.

EFS On-Line Discussion on Paris Accords 

A two hour online meeting was held on Feb. 11, 2016 to discuss engineering necessary to implement the Paris Accords on climate change. Contact us to join the conversation.

Past Workshops

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

Engineering Strategies for a Sustainable Food Supply Chain 

2014 Natural Gas Workshop

2013 Water Workshop

Sustainable Supply Chain Design (SSCD) Scientific Workshop

Upcoming Events


Wednesday, October 19-21, 2016, 12:00am EDT
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The Trans-Atlantic Research & Development Interchange on Sustainability Scientific Workshop, TARDIS 2016 , will be held from October 19th to 21st, 2016 in Austria.Read more

Recent Events

UCLA Smart and Sustainable Cities Conference

Thursday, May 19, 2016, 12:00am PDT
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On May 19, 2016, the UCLA Smart and Sustainable Cities Conference brought together leading academics and professionals from California, the United States, and Israel to discuss cutting-edge policies, designs, and technologies that are helping cities overcome the greatest challenge of the 21st...Read more