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Mission

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.

Houston Sustainability Indicators (HSI)

 

HSI Publications & Events 

 

 
 HSI Education 2016 Report Cover
  Sustainable Communities and Public Education | The 6th Houston Sustainability Indicators Report | 2016 (download)

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Functional Sustainability Indicators, an article by Lester O. King, Ph.D., SCS Fellow, Houston Sustainability Indicators, Shell Center for Sustainability, Rice University

 
Don't misinterpret Houston's non-voting record, Lester King, Ph.D., guest blog, Kinder Institute

 
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The 5th Houston Sustainability Indicators Report: Opportunity Among The Houston Districts (2015)  

  • The 5th Houston Sustainability Indicators Report: Opportunity Among The Houston Districts | Report | Appendix
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Houston Community Sustainability . Org - 2014

Home of the Houston Sustainability Indicators Quality of Life Atlas: A smart and interactive website 

 

 
   

 
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Houston Community Sustainability: The Quality of Life Atlas | March 10, 2014.

(For data sheet inquiries, please Email the Author).  

IN THE NEWS:
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Houston Sustainability Indicators (HSI) Report Presentation | September 23, 2013.

The Sustainable Development of Houston Districts: The Health of the City Report (2013) | Executive Summary | Social Development | Economic Development | Environmental Development | Conclusion

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(For data sheet inquiries, please Email the Author).  
 
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   Houston Sustainability Indicators (HSI) Report Presentation | November 28, 2012.
Houston Sustainability Indicators Report (2012) | Executive Summary | Social Development | Economic Development | Environmental Development | Conclusion | Data Sheets  

 
 
 HSI presentation slides cover   HSI Presentation 2012 (slides)

HSI Workshop Series | October 2012

NAS HSI regions map slide   Pathways to Urban Sustainability: A Focus on the Houston Metropolitan Region | a National Academies Workshop | January 18-19, 2012 | Lester King

Measuring City Sust cover   Measuring City Sustainability: Project Houston | March 2011 | Jim Blackburn


 
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