World-class expertise

  • UCLA is home to luminaries in all fields relevant to sustainability, including climate change mitigation, renewable energy, water quality and supply, environmental health and conservation science, and more.
  • These experts drive and inspire each other to be more creative in pursuit of new breakthroughs.
  • We have the breadth and depth of resources and infrastructure and the interconnected network of brilliant minds to make a powerful, positive impact.


  • All of these experts are located within a 10-minute walk of each other on our single campus site.
  • Multidisciplinary collaboration is fundamental to this university and imperative to solving large, complex challenges like this one.
  • The UCLA team will work with government agencies, businesses, environmental groups and community leaders to ensure that the resultant implementation plan results in transformation to a sustainable L.A.

Size & scope

  • UCLA is a world class research and education institution in the heart of Los Angeles training and influencing the next generation of problem solvers.
  • We have the ability and intellectual capital to transfer the technologies and strategies we spearhead here to megacities across the globe.