The Alward Institute for Collaborative Science is a non-profit corporation with research and education missions to further regional science.  Through our networks encompassing business, government and academia, the Alward Institute builds collaborative, interdisciplinary partnerships to provide deep insights into the social, economic and environmental dimensions of institutional social responsibility.  We offer unique competencies in global supply-chain and environmental footprint analysis, sophisticated regional social accounting and modeling capabilities about the structure and function of regional economies and workforces, and extensive experience applying the best available science to integrate ecologic and economic systems for multi-disciplinary studies of natural resource management, climate change, natural and human-caused hazards.