This report outlines how cities and the private sector can collaborate on and magnify sustainability efforts that enable broad systemic change.
Kris Harley analyzes how the scholarly discussion about sustainability and smartness can be reshaped.
“Cities are at the front lines of UN Sustainable Development Goal implementation,” argues Nonresident Fellow Kris Hartley.
Kris Hartley coauthors a study on barriers to circular economies demonstrated by the sustainability of Dutch technical and interior textiles industries.
The impact of global challenges such as climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic manifests most acutely in urban settings, rendering cities essential players on the global stage.
Cities have a crucial role to play in translating the high-level, ambitious, and multidimensional vision of the SDGs into practice through local policies—that is, localization.
Safeguarding methods of democratic influence is a core strategic mandate for city governments to legitimize technology.