What will our planet look like in the future? Climate change, air pollution, water pollution, water scarcity, deforestation - these issues affect us all. So, what can engineers do to steer humanity in the right direction? By purposefully implementing the principles of green engineering and sustainable design into their profession, engineers can have a direct and significant impact on the future of our planet. When designing a product, process or structure the engineer should consider its entire lifecycle and minimize its environmental impact from cradle-to-grave. With this approach, engineers can make the world a better place - today and for generations to come.