We help public- and private-sector clients attain their goals of sustainability through interdisciplinary research, interactive tools, and conceptual frameworks that guide environmental decision making. We combine expertise in economic, environmental, social, and institutional fields to analyze issues from a variety of angles, providing an integrated, holistic approach to sustainability assessment.

Focus Areas

  • Public participation and risk communication
  • Urban revitalization
  • Environmental and technology evaluations


  • Life-cycle assessment
  • Sustainability evaluation tools
  • Environmental management systems
  • Environmental modeling


  • Defense Coastal/Estuarine Research Program
  • Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA): Methodology Evaluation and Tool Development
  • Integrated Technology Assessment
  • Life-Cycle and Market Impact Assessment of Waste Conversion Technologies
  • Development of Web-based Environmental Management Systems (EMS)–ISO 14001 Decision Support Tool
New sustainability maturity model, assessment tool helps organizations develop sustainable products

A new sustainability maturity model and assessment tool will help guide research and development organizations to cre... Read more »