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Leaving No U.S. City Behind. The U.S. Cities Sustainable Development Goal Index

Case studies and best practices

This 2nd annual report from the SDSN ranks the 100 most populous metropolitan areas in the U.S. on the SDGs. It is particularly relevant for urban leaders whose engagement is crucial for sustainable development, as 85% of the U.S. population live in cities. The Index report analyzes 44 indicators for each city to provide a comprehensive assessment of sustainable development challenges related to environmental, social, and economic objectives. It is intended as a planning tool for cities, highlighting areas of strength and weakness and where opportunities exist to learn from other cities. It includes a quick-reference dashboard that rates each city’s performance on 15 of the 17 SDGs, as well as a series of maps showing relative performance in different parts of the country.

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The Sustainable Development Goals are coming to Life: Stories of country implementation and UN support

Available in English

The Sustainable Development Goals are Coming to Life – Stories of Country Implementation and UN Support provides insights into the range of actions and partnerships for the roll-out and implementation...

Developed by United Nations Development Group (UNDG)

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Case studies and best practices

Mobile Application: We App Heroes

Available in English

WeAppHeroes, is a new app designed to strengthen local volunteering and align this action with addressing the global SDGs within urban centres. The app platform creates a real-time call-to-action whe...

Developed by Sunscious Limited; United Nations Develo...

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Tools : Raising Awareness

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