ASU CGF professional education 2023 impact snapshot

College of Global Futures

2023 Impact Report

ASU CGF professional education 2023 impact snapshot

During calendar year 2023, the College of Global Futures Executive and Professional Education team contributed significantly to the professional sustainability education landscape through our diverse project portfolio including open custom

ASU advances to develop a Quality Green Jobs Agenda for Arizona

The ASU College of Global Futures has been selected among 10 local partners to advance in JFF’s regional challenge to develop training strategies for placing workers in quality green jobs.

Congratulations to our 18 new Sustainability Strategists

Our team recently wrapped up our Sustainability Opportunity Professional Certificate program, which welcomed 18 professionals from diverse backgrounds and organizations for six weeks of unique online learning with ASU sustainability

Student from Yemen hopes to bring sustainability into humanitarian work

School of Sustainability master’s student Enas Al-Qershi recently had a bit of an epiphany while working towards her degree in Sustainability Leadership. “I'm starting to think that sustainability is not

ASU hosts AZDA Summit with USDA Secretary Tom Vilsak

Out of crisis, it is incumbent upon us to create something better…something more resilient.” Secretary Tom Vilsak, United States Department of Agriculture

Global Futures Laboratory's Diane Pataki, Enrique Vivoni elected AAAS Fellows

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the Science family of journals, has elected two outstanding faculty from the

Christopher Boone to step down as dean of the College of Global Futures

Christopher Boone, founding dean of the College of Global Futures, is stepping down from his role at the end of this year to work on other exciting projects. Vice Provost and Director of the Global Futures Laboratory Peter Schlosser will lead the college in his place.

Is genetic reprogramming a game of “Guess Who?”

School of Complex Adaptive Systems faculty, Enrico Borriello and Bryan Daniels, use the concepts in the childhood game of "Guess Who?" to identify controllers of cell behavior.

New paper positions waste pickers as models of environmental stewards for circular economy

A new paper published by a team from the Rob and Melani Walton Sustainability Solutions Service that includes College of Global Futures associate professor Rimjhim Aggarwal examines the culture and economy of waste pickers.

A response to the Working Group 1 contribution to the IPCC 6th Assessment Report

The first working group’s contribution to the 6th Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), “The Physical Science Basis” released on August 9, comes at a moment

Global Futures faculty join international team to examine how extreme events can be future indicators

Two ASU faculty affiliated with the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory, Michael Barton and Sander van der Leeuw, joined an international panel of 31 natural and social scientists to write a newly published article in Nature Geoscience that investigates abrupt shifts in the Earth’s past and how they can be used to predict the future.

Swette Center report sets organic food agenda for US

The ASU Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems recently released a report to help President Joe Biden set a new agriculture agenda based to organic foods. “The Critical To-Do List