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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.


Sustainability continues to grow as a popular topic and issue in Houston and around the world. Instructor Lester King, Ph.D., describes sustainable development as meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. In this course, Dr. King will discuss how residents and professionals are affected by sustainable development perspectives and introduce concepts for making a difference in the workplace and at home.

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