Global Designing Cities Initiative

The Global Designing Cities Initiative launched in 2014 and focuses on transforming streets to inspire safe, sustainable, and healthy cities. Our work is informed by the strategies and international best practice captured in the Global Street Design Guide. The Global Street Design Guide is supporting practitioners to redefine the role of

The Cities4Forests Toolbox

Merida, a city in Mexico’s lush Yucatán Peninsula, is home to 2.3 million trees, which cover over 20 percent of the metropolitan area. Merida’s officials know that these trees provide benefits to the residents, but until recently they didn’t know how much these benefits were worth or how they were distributed

Handling Domestic Waste using recyclable/reusable material by Vasuki Iyengar, through TheBetterIndia Platform.

The household waste is one of the critical factor in maintaining hygiene at home during these lock-down days where regular waste collections services may be effected with medical emergencies in place. To encourage individuals and enthusiasts towards managing their own wet waste, its an interesting article preparing Composting bins with

Assessing the global problem of poor sanitation

Experts are investigating a better way of measuring the number of people exposed to the health risks of poorly-managed sanitation systems - and it will help reveal whether the world is on track to deliver UN Sustainable Goal 6 (SDG6) for further information read https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/03/200325120854.htm