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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Past Workshops

Food Energy Water Nexus Workshop 2015

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


Monday, October 2-4, 2017, 2:30am EDT
Posted by Lucy Alexander
The urgent need for more sustainable products and processes is a huge opportunity for innovation. At ICOSSE´17 we will discuss the trends towards greater sustainability that are driving innovation, and present the latest in new sustainable process technologies. At the Congress we will exchange...Read more

Recent Events


5th International Congress on Sustainability Science & Engineering
Monday, October 24-27, 2016, 12:00am EDT
Posted by Lucy Alexander
The 5th International Congress on Sustainability Science & Engineering will be held in 2016 at Soochow University in Suzhou, China. The purpose of the Congress is to exchange emerging ideas about ways and means of protecting the environment and its resources so that humans can achieve...Read more