The Sustainability Society (TSS) is an national network established to foster sustainability within the built environment. They have a complex systems approach to sustainability, recognising that human and natural systems are interconnected and interdependent. Formed in 2003, TSS is a technical group of Engineering New Zealand.

What they do

The Sustainability Society seeks to promote:

  • Research into the science and engineering underlying sustainability.
  • Methods and tools for achieving sustainability.
  • The application of sustainability to professional practice, design and management.


As a member you'll have access to benefits such as:

  • Free registration to all forums and webinars.
  • Exclusive discounted rates to all fee-paying TSS short courses, workshops, seminars or conferences.
  • Regular newsletter updates.
  • Negotiated discounts for affiliate society events.
  • Opportunities to showcase sustainability research and practice via online and in person member events.
  • Opportunities to contribute to the society's projects/themes via working groups.

Membership types include:

  • Student – Free
  • Graduate – $36 per year
  • Full – $55.20 per year
  • Retired – $36 per year
  • Organisation – $750 per year

Become a member
Visit The Sustainability Society website