Austin Area Sustainability Indicators (A2SI) was recently selected for the 2020 Community Project Impact Award from the Community Indicators Consortium, which recognizes "a project that is grounded in, and supported by, the community and use data to analyze, communicate community conditions, engage the public and policy makers to catalyze action for making measurable and sustainable improvements in quality of community life."
A2SI aims to measure quality of life, sustainability trends, and serve as the foundation for a systems approach that addresses challenges in Central Texas. By measuring and reporting on indicators within nine indicator themes, the project strives to make the Austin Area a better place to live. A2SI is led by Dr. Patrick Bixler, and is sponsored b St. David's Foundation, Austin Community Foundation, City of Austin, and Travis County. Dr. Bixler will be recognized at the Virtual Impact Summit in August.