The Houston Sustainability Indicators (HSI) project is a long-range effort to assist with the measurement and characterization of community sustainability and urban sustainability in Houston. Metrics for the chosen indicators were defined and are measured based on literature review; expert and advisory consultation; and data availability.

Download our Press Release. Houstonians can learn more about sustainability and livability issues in the Bayou City thanks to a new, smart and interactive website from Rice University's sustainability indicators portal. Please watch our video tutorial to learn more.

- The Houston Sustainability Indicators Project was funded by the Shell Center for Sustainability from 2010 - 2017.
- Through an exciting partnership with the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), the HSI project will continue and be framed according to the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).