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Sustainable development requires integrated consideration of economic well-being, the environment and equity.
Stanford researchers are studying how cities can sustain growing populations and a healthy environment while ensuring education, health and social equity for diverse residents. The Stanford Woods Institute promotes sustainable construction and design through research of materials, technologies and processes. The Institute does this by sponsoring diverse research on sustainable urban practices through Environmental Venture Projects and examining how low- and middle-income regions can improve their economics while protecting the environment.
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La Iniciativa Osa y Golfito (INOGO) es una colaboración internacional enfocada en diseñar una estrategia para un desarrollo humano sostenible y gestión ambiental en la región de Osa y Golfito de Costa Rica. INOGO se diseñó para construir sobre los esfuerzos previos en la región, trabajando de la mano con...
Working with partners in Asia, Africa and the Caribbean, Stanford researchers with the Program on Water, Health & Development are identifying ways to improve and increase the sustainability of water supply and sanitation service delivery, while also enhancing capacity for sustainable water and wastewater management in developing countries.
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Environmental Venture Projects
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Free, open-source software tool identifies cost-effective ways to invest in water
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