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ACS Sustainability Summits

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ACS-hosted Sustainable Future Summits explore how innovation and research in chemistry and engineering contribute to progress toward the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). During ACS Summits, international experts from government, industry, academia and nonprofit organizations present a wide range of symposia surrounding an SDG-related topic.

Summit Attendees Will:

  • Network, connect, and build bridges between education and industry. 
  • Explore the value and necessity for reimagining chemistry education.
  • Learn strategies for reimagining chemistry education that include perspectives from multiple stakeholders from across the chemistry enterprise. 
  • Learn about opportunities to adopt existing curricular materials and/or contribute to developing new materials that empower chemists and engineers to contribute to UN Sustainable Development Goals. 

Summit Topics:

Quality Education:
Advancing green chemistry and sustainability in education at the undergraduate and graduate levels & Sustainability  (2023)

Zero Hunger Summit:
How Will Chemistry Help Solve World Hunger? (2022)

ACS Chemistry & United Nation Sustainable Development Goals

Learn about the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how chemistry innovation is essential to address these challenges.