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The Shell Center for Sustainability's mission is to foster an interdisciplinary program of research, outreach, and education to address actions that can be taken to ensure the sustainable development of communities' living standards, interpreted broadly, to encompass all factors affecting the overall quality of life.


SCS Annual Report 2013 coverThe 2013 Annual Report and its Addendum are now available online. The report compiles the sustainable development research center's activities for the 2013 year. Read about the Stress Nexus (food, water, and energy) research taking place at Rice University, the Gulf Coastal Science Consortium and it's work to share scientific data, and the Houston Sustainability Indicators measuring the sustainable development of Houston, at: http://shellcenter.rice.edu 

View the report HERE 

Download the Report and the Addendum.