Welcome to Engineers for a Sustainable World

Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW) is an international nonprofit network of students & professionals united by their shared passion for technical sustainability. We believe that young engineers & scientists are critical to solving the biggest sustainability challenges of today and tomorrow. 

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Our Goals

  • Design

    Work with ESW members or on your own to design, build, and implement sustainability solutions in your community.


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  • Educate

    By working with ESW, our members are gaining both the technical and professional skills to tackle the world's biggest problems


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  • Unite

    Our community is here for you, whether you are looking to get feedback on a design or nerd out about sustainabilty,


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  • Chapters 50+
  • Members 1,750+
  • Projects 300+
  • Countries Served 13

Success Stories

Build Day: Buffalo, NY

The Project: A solar-powered and rainwater capture tabletop ADA compliant and accessible garden Solar Sprouts brought accessible therapeutic gardening to the Care Center in Buffalo, NY enabling short- and long-term residents and people with disabilities to grow their own plants. This Build Day even impacted ~200 residents and racked up almost 200 volunteer hours!

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  • K-12 Outreach in CA
  • Natural Herbicides, Atlanta
  • Greenhouse, Rochester
  • Solar Install, Buffalo
  • Solar Smoothie, Troy