Designing innovative projects and creating partnerships to engage communities in sustainability
Sustainability Without Borders
Sustainability Without Borders (SWB) is a multidisciplinary student organization sponsored by the Center for Sustainable Systems at the University of Michigan’s School for Environment and Sustainability.
SWB engages students with backgrounds in renewable energy, conservation, engineering, business, and many others collaborate in designing innovative development projects and creating partnerships with local organizations to engage communities in sustainability.
At its core, SWB seeks to create a network of sustainability practitioners who develop and implement environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable projects.
This year, the China team is developing a new project working with pig farmers. Pig farming is an enormously important industry in China — by some estimates, China accounts for over HALF of... READ MORE
The SWB Liberia team geared up to return to the West African nation this past May to implement our latest project with our longtime partner organization, the Christian Revival Church Association (CRCA). The... READ MORE
Our Liberia, Peru and Campus Incubator projects received Dow Distinguished Awards for Interdisciplinary Sustainability from the University of Michigan’s Planet Blue Dow Sustainability Fellows. After a year of implementation, projects are eligible to... READ MORE