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Data Tools for The California Bay Area: Actionable Intelligence for Cities to support SDG Achievement

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For the past year, Stanford’s Sustainable Urban Systems Initiative (SUS) within the School of Engineering has been working with the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and a variety of local stakeholders in the California Bay Area to test SDG localization strategies. SUS has identifed this main challenge: we need actionable intelligence at the city level to achieve the SDGs and it is tackling it through the development of three solutions which combine the best of top-down structure with bottom-up innovation to turn raw data (local reporting platform) into intelligence (dashboard) that is actionable (marketplace of decision-making tools) for counties, cities, businesses, and communities. The models that SUS is building to demonstrate innovative SDG data localization tools that can be replicated in other cities are available here: http://sus.stanford.edu/sdg

Related Publications

Localizing development : does participation work?

Available in English

Promoting participation through community development projects and local decentralization has become a central tenet of development policy. The World Bank alone has invested about $85 billion over the...

Developed by World Bank

Posted by Fabienne Perucca

Concept notes and papers

Having the Climate Conversation: Strategies for Local Governments.

Available in English

Having the Climate Conversation: Strategies for Local Governments will assist municipal staff with the imperative task of communicating an understanding of climate change and highlights what can be do...

Developed by Local Governments for Sustainability (IC...

Posted by UNDP

Guidance and systemization of experiences

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