09 Aug '18, 11am

Four Ways Cities are Localizing the SDGs

Four Ways Cities are Localizing the SDGs

By Jennifer Temmer , March 2, 2018 What do Hawaii, Kelowna, Baltimore and Winnipeg have in common? Not much, you might think. But actually, each of these places is working in their own way on a system to track how well their citizens are doing against specific indicators. Using indicators to track progress is an integral part of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are part of an international framework agreed by world leaders in 2015, aiming to end poverty, fight inequality and stop climate change. The SDGs recognize that sustainability is a universal goal and that all countries and communities can play an important role in achieving this agenda. IISD recently sat down with four representatives from initiatives who want to localize the SDGs in their communities in North America. We wanted to understand how the SDGs can be used at a local level, how these initia...

Full article: https://www.iisd.org/blog/four-ways-cities-are-localizing...

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