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Accelerating the SDGs

The aim of this three stage project is to help accelerate awareness and take-up of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the New Urban Agenda (NUA) worldwide among individuals and groups in the urban professions, education and civil society.

The American Lead Map Collaboratory

The American Lead Map is a collaborative community-based research initiative to create the nation's first crowd-sourced open online map identifying toxic lead hazards in American cities, integrating data from cities in all 50 states and Puerto Rico.

Recent Publication

Designing Community-led Plans to Strengthen Social Cohesion: What Neighborhoods Facing Climate-driven Flood Risks Want From Resilience Planning

Paul Gallay
Victoria Sanders
Annel Hernandez
Jacqueline Klopp
Bernadette Baird-Zars
Lexi Scanlon

News

July 06, 2022

The Resilient Coastal Communities Project (RCCP) released a working paper, "Designing Community-led Plans to Strengthen Social Cohesion - What Neighborhoods Facing Climate-driven Flood Risks Want from Resilience Planning"

The Resilient Coastal Communities Project (RCCP) released a working paper, "Designing Community-led Plans to Strengthen Social Cohesion - What Neighborhoods Facing Climate-driven Flood Risks Want from Resilience Planning,"  analyzing the experiences of ten New York and New Jersey environment and climate justice organizations in connection with resilience planning and making recommendations as to how future planning initiatives, like the New York-New Jersey Harbor and Tributaries Study, can be done in a truly just, inclusive and empowering manner.  Read the paper

July 06, 2022

CSUD welcomes Marshall Fellow Pouria Bacher who will work on "Green Sub-Transportation"

CSUD is pleased to welcome Pouria Bacher who is working on a master's degree in Innovation and Technology Management at the University of Applied Sciences Technikum Vienna. Pouria was awarded a fellowship by the Marshall Plan Foundation  for his research idea, " Green Sub-Transportation '', which will look at the potential to use excess subway capacities for lower emissions freight. He will be working with CSUD Director Jacqueline Klopp and Thomas Abdullah of the Sustainability Management Program and the MTA. 

July 06, 2022

CSUD Adjunct Senior Research Scholar Anna Rubbo speaker at the World Urban Forum, UIA Awards ceremony

CSUD Adjunct Senior Research Scholar Anna Rubbo is at the World Urban Forum 26-30 June 2022 in Katowice, Poland as a speaker at the International Union of Architects (UIA) Award Ceremony panel. Organized for the first time this year by the UIA in partnership with UN-Habitat, the UIA 2030 Award recognizes and promotes the work of architects which contributes to delivery of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development together with the New Urban Agenda.