The Center for the Environment works in partnership with other organizations in pursuit of shared missions and goals. The following WashU organizations form the Center’s Council of Partners.

Center for Aerosol Science & Engineering

Center for Aerosol Science & Engineering

The Center for Aerosol Science & Engineering (CASE) focuses on the advancement of knowledge through aerosol science and technology in the areas of energy, environment, materials and health. The center is a group of faculty, students and affiliates within the Department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering, as well as partners at universities and corporations.

Center for Water Innovation

Center for Water Innovation

The Center for Water Innovation (CWI) provides a platform for industry-university dialogue and facilitates interactions among potential collaborators towards joint research efforts. CWI connects academic researchers and wastewater utilities to address their needs, providing regional research support to faculty research groups connecting utility personnel with researchers who can provide solutions to their technology needs.

Living Earth Collaborative

Living Earth Collaborative

The Living Earth Collaborative is a center for biodiversity built from a partnership among three leading institutions in the study of plant and animal science — Washington University, the Missouri Botanical Garden and the Saint Louis Zoo. The collaborative is dedicated to advancing the knowledge of biodiversity and ensuring the future of earth’s species.

Midwest Climate Collaborative

Midwest Climate Collaborative

The Midwest Climate Collaborative (MCC) is a cross-sector collaboration of organizations in 12 states to respond collectively to the climate crisis. Launched in 2022 at Washington University, the MCC works to accelerate climate action, knowledge generation and leader development to support its vision of a carbon neutral, climate resilient, interconnected Midwest region.

Office of Sustainability

Office of Sustainability

The Office of Sustainability leads Washington University’s efforts to transform its campuses into a living learning laboratory that connects teaching and research directly to sustainable campus operations. The Office of Sustainability facilitates, convenes and partners with university leaders and community partners to work toward a more sustainable campus and world.

Tyson Research Center

Tyson Research Center

Tyson Research Center is the environmental field station for Washington University located 20 miles from the Danforth Campus on 2,000 acres at the edge of the Ozark Highlands. Tyson provides opportunities for environmental research and education for students and faculty from Washington University and beyond. The center facilitates multi-scale research, teaching opportunities and collaboration.