Visualize the state of sustainability in Madison and Dane County

A strong economy, a just society, and healthy planet are interdependent systems. We can’t sustain one without sustaining them all. This map provides a view of how we define sustainability and how we're doing.


Big 'S' Sustainability is about wellbeing for everyone.

About surviving and thriving. Being resourceful. The opportunity to live the life we want to live. It’s about clean air and clean water. A living wage for everyone. Working together to create the community we want. It’s about balance. It’s about all of this and more for generations to come.

We recommend that first time users visit our introductory page to familiarize yourself with our terminology and how we intend this tool to be used.