The Centre was established in 1989 as the Community Economic Development Centre, re-named in 2004 as the Centre for Sustainable Community Development, and in 2017 became the Centre for Sustainable Development.  The Centre is a unit of the SFU Faculty of Environment.

This infographic describes the growth and activity highlights of the CSCD from 2014.

View a highlight reel of the Centre’s 25 year anniversary highlights, from 2014, here.