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Advancing Sustainable, Resilient & Equitable Communities While Building the Next Generation of Conservation Leaders


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We are a nonprofit organization with:

A vision for Lowcountry communities that are SUSTAINABLE, CLIMATE RESILIENT and EQUITABLE for generations to come, a relentless passion for empowering vulnerable families and communities, and a belief that housing should be healthy, safe and affordable for all.

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First Charleston RISES certified project starts construction at Morrison Yard.

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ECC Program highlighted in US News & World Report article on energy inequities.

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Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien interviews SI Executive Director, Bryan Cordell, in story about Charleston’s Flooding & Sea Level Rise.

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The Sustainability Institute is featured by the Southeast Sustainable Directors Network for its work adapting climate approaches in the Charleston.

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SI becomes a 2019 Strategic Grant recipient of Sisters of Charity Foundation of SC.

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