A university-wide initiative aimed at applying UCLA research, expertise and education to help transform Los Angeles into the most sustainable megacity by 2050.

Services Provided

Catalyze interdisciplinary teams & funding for research & education; connect UCLA’s faculty, students and staff internally, and to external partners; create the next generation of sustainability leaders and problem solvers.

Who We Serve

Elected officials and other external stakeholders, UCLA faculty and researchers doing urban sustainability research, and UCLA students interested in urban sustainability education and training opportunities.

Mission and Goals

To harness UCLA’s research, expertise, and education to help L.A. transform into the world’s most sustainable megacity by 2050. We envision greater Los Angeles in 2050 as the most livable, equitable, resilient, clean and healthy megacity in the world that will serve as a global model.


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Campus Affiliation

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research
1332 Murphy Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095