This document provides a concise summary of the development of ASPIRE – a new software-based sustainability assessment tool for infrastructure projects which includes poverty reduction as an overarching agenda. ASPIRE was developed through a unique partnership between Arup and Engineers Against Poverty (EAP), with support from theInstitution of Civil Engineers Research andDevelopment Enabling Fund, Arup’s internalDesign & Technical Fund and EAP programmeresources.

The final version of ASPIRE is available at http://www.oasys-software.com/aspire