Center for Sustainability (C4S)

The APWA Center for Sustainability (C4S) provides tools and resources to APWA members and community leaders that allow decision makers to implement more sustainable, economically sound, and socially responsible long-term solutions.

C4S released its first issue of 'Sustainable Practices in Public Works' - a collaborative project with the APWA Technical Committees - at Congress/PWX 2015 and continues to highlight sustainable practices in monthly 'In the Know' features on the APWA home page. Both resources can be found in the C4S Sustainability Toolkit. If there is a sustainable practice you'd like us to highlight, please use this form to provide details.

You can also connect with C4S through APWA Connect. Join the Center for Sustainability Community, found under ‘infoNOW’ on the APWA Connect home page or under ‘Communities’ from the top green menu bar, in order to post questions to other community members, post news, share calendar items, upload resources to the community library, and blog.

C4S is also proud of APWA’s role as a founding partner of the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) which has developed a tool, Envision™, for rating the sustainability of infrastructure projects.  Envision™ provides a holistic framework for the planning of infrastructure projects, helping to evaluate the community, environmental, and economic benefits of all types and sizes of infrastructure projects.

Please feel free to contact me or APWA Director of Sustainability Anne Jackson (ajackson@apwa.net or 800-848-2792, ext. 6750) with ideas or requests for assistance in supporting APWA members embrace their role as "Stewards of Sustainability"!

Kim Lundgren
Chair, APWA Center for Sustainability (C4S)
Founder & CEO, Kim Lundgren Associates
Woburn, MA