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We create customized, actionable and scalable solutions to local and global challenges with our team of ASU experts that includes more than 345 sustainability scientists and scholars from ASU.


We develop future leaders with the knowledge and skills to move sustainability forward faster, empowering innovative thinkers, professionals and practitioners to become unstoppable forces for change.


We encourage people of all ages to explore, create, use and celebrate innovative sustainability solutions that make our planet better for all of its inhabitants.

Our Impact

86 completed projects based in 8 countries on 5 continents
255 students enrolled in global studies courses
46 public events that hosted 37,250 attendees
37 government clients representing a total population of 427,208,163
91 sustainability professionals enrolled for leadership development
153 partner organizations
19 business clients representing $364.41 billion in market value
150 thought leaders with specialized skills and knowledge
255 sustainability solutions awardees and honorees
319 students who developed practical experience and skills
149 faculty engaged
385 K-12 and informal science educators in 20 states and 12 countries
Information graphic showing the Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives global impact generated by projects and student engagement

The Rob and Melani Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives utilize the considerable knowledge and research assets of Arizona State University, the nation’s leader in sustainability education, to develop scalable solutions to economic, social and environmental challenges throughout the globe.