Arizona State University has more than 350 sustainability experts working with governments, businesses, nonprofits and communities to solve the world’s most pressing sustainability challenges.

focus areas

Economic Growth and Food Security
  • Climate-Resilient Agriculture
  • Food Systems Transformation
  • Sustainable Livelihoods
Climate Solutions
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction
  • Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency
  • Ecological Resource Conservation
Global Health
  • Waste and Resource Management
  • Clean Water and Sanitation
  • Nutrition
Building Resilience
  • Circular Economy
  • Sustainable Urban Development
  • Value Chain Efficiency
Capacity Strengthening
  • Gender and Social Equity
  • Sustainability Education
  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship

key projects

Because of the depth and breadth of our team, the list of projects below is only a sampling of what’s possible. View the full case brief archive
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regional experts

Fron Nahzi
Global Business Development Director
Region – Central and Eastern Europe, Southeast Asia

With more than 20 years of experience in international development, Fron has directed and managed multi-million dollar projects in the Balkans, Central and Eastern Europe, Caucuses, Africa, Oceania and Southeast Asia and was the Chief of Party for USAID projects in Georgia, Kosovo and Cambodia. Fron’s articles have been published in more than 20 languages, and he is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post writing on sustainability issues in developing countries.

Dan O’Neill
General Manager
Region – North America

Dan has 25 years of experience as an entrepreneur and community developer, having co-founded Hologix, an enterprise software company backed by $25 million in venture capital, and then directing and delivering lectures for the Technology Entrepreneurship and Management and Edson Student Entrepreneur Initiative programs at ASU. As the lead of the Resource Innovation and Solutions Network team, Dan brings rich expertise in resource management, waste, green organics, circular economy and sustainability innovation.

Jennifer Hodbod
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Region – Africa

Dr. Hodbod has ten years of experience in environmental science and expertise in sustainable agriculture, socio-ecological systems, and resilience assessment. She is a founding member of ASU¹s Food Systems Transformation Initiative, where she leads cross-campus, transdisciplinary research activities and community engagement, and has conducted research in East Africa on the sustainable management of rangelands and impacts of biofuel expansion on social-ecological systems.

Rajesh Buch
Practice Lead
Region – Southeast Asia, Africa

Raj brings a unique approach to energy solutions through 15 years of experience in design engineering for Honeywell, a PhD in Sustainability and a track record in developing and implementing global programs. Raj specializes in energy solutions, including sustainable energy systems, renewable energy, sustainability assessment, greenhouse gas emissions management, circular economy and climate action planning.

Mick Dalrymple
Practice Lead
Region – Latin America

Since 2001, Mick has directly participated in the shaping of national programs, standards, policy, public awareness and private sector projects involving green building, energy efficiency, eco-friendly products and sustainable resource systems. His current work focuses on circular economy, renewable energy and energy efficiency, leveraging his international management experience in Latin America.


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