Research

External Engagement

The Center for Sustainable Systems is committed to using our expertise to accelerate sustainability transformations through research collaborations and other stakeholder engagement.  To foster productive partnerships and clarify expectations while safeguarding the integrity of relationships and research, the Center has developed the following set of guidelines.

Research Areas

While research at the Center for Sustainable Systems is inherently interdisciplinary, it can be grouped into nine broad level topics. CSS projects and publications have also been grouped by research areas to speed access to these materials.

Methods & Tools

The Center for Sustainable Systems uses and develops various methods and tools, such as Life Cycle Assessment and Life Cycle Optimization, in its research.

Projects

300 research projects conducted at the Center for Sustainable Systems can be browsed by date or research area.