Communication strategy for the global initiative for resource efficient cities

This project was part of an ongoing collaboration with UNEP that started with a comprehensive review of the approaches to assessing urban metabolisms and green city indicator sets in 2013. This led to the development of a draft toolkit for urban practitioners in the developing world. In 2013 and 2014, this was further refined in collaboration with city representatives from Southeast Asia, Latin America and Africa, and UNEP’s partner institutions. The most recent phase of work involved the development of a communications strategy, including an animated video for Youtube explaining the concept of urban metabolism. Watch it at

Dates: 2017 - 2018

SI Team: Blake Robinson, Josephine Musango, Paul Currie

Partners: IIED, ICLEI

Sustainable Cities

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