“The art of systems thinking lies in seeing through complexity to the underlying structures generating change…it means organizing complexity into a coherent story than illuminates the causes of problems and how they can be remedied in enduring ways.” Peter Senge
The Lowell Center helps public entities and companies improve environmental compliance, energy performance and sustainability by facilitating public policy dialogue and community engagement.
Environmental Management Systems and Energy Management Systems are developed using the Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle of continuous improvement.
Would you like to do a quick assessment of your organization’s current Environmental Management System? Download the one-page self assessment.
We offer Workshops, Training and Facilitation to improve policy and practice. Contact Madeline_TypadisSnow@uml.edu
Environmental Guide for Colleges and Universities
Ensuring a Sustainable Future: An Energy Management Guide for Wastewater and Water Utilities
Promoting Entry to Career Pathways in the Drinking Water and Wastewater Sector
UMass Lowell is a member of the Clean Energy Partnership for Wastewater and Drinking Water Facilities, a finalist in the 2015 Innovations in American Government national competition.
The Partnership received a Leading by Example award.