ACS & Sustainability

Meeting the challenges of sustainability requires a great number of insightful and innovative technological, economic and organizational advances from the combined efforts of our best scientific, engineering, managerial, and political talents.

As the world’s largest scientific society, we have both an opportunity and an obligation to energize and empower our more than 163,000 members to engage their knowledge and skills to help meet the challenges of a sustainable human society.

Explore how we’re engaging our members and what we’re doing to address the challenges of sustainability by reading ACS messages and policy positions, and information on its operations, programming, governance and recognition programs.

Involving Members in ACS Sustainability

Sustainability Engagement Event
During the 2010 spring National Meeting, ACS hosted the event to bring together people in support of Goal 3 of the ACS Strategic Plan.

Sustainability: Getting Involved
The Committee on Environmental Improvement Chair addresses ACS member involvement in sustainability.