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.

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Our Team

Meet our interdisciplinary team of students from schools across campus

Our Projects

Learn about our projects in the community and across the globe

Campus Incubator

Innovative project design begins at the University of Michigan

Latest Posts

China Team’s Blog Post

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

Liberia Team’s Summer Travels

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