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We work to fulfill our mission through a variety of ongoing programs and activities, including:

  • Extended Learning Trips to international sustainability sites for tours and conversations with sustainability leaders
  • Partnering with conservation and sustainability organizations to support educational and policy initiatives
  • Public Sustainability Series Events
  • Annual Wirth Chair Sustainability Awards Luncheon

We also select a number of projects and initiatives designed to further sustainable development and to bridge gaps between sectors. 
Current major initiatives include:

  • Sustainability principles in K-12 education
  • Legal and policy framework associated with shale gas recovery in Colorado 
  • Supporting governmental, nonprofit and educational institutions by conducting rsearch into methods and means for managing the transformation of the energy and transportation sectors | Physical Address: 1380 Lawrence St., Ste. 500  Denver, CO  80204 | Mailing Address: University of Colorado Denver, SPA, Campus Box 142, P.O. Box 173364, Denver, CO 80217-3364 | ph: 303.315.2228 | fax: 303.315.2229 | SPA Website Feedback

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