This case study in the World Resources Report, Towards a More Equal City, examines transformative urban change in Porto Alegre, Brazil, through the lens of participatory budgeting. The research focuses on whether and how transformative change has...
Most cities lack the emissions data needed to create climate action plans. National governments are often flush with it. So why aren't they working together?
WRI President and CEO Andrew Steer is interviewed by the World Green Building Council about the ways that green buildings can help the world meet climate targets and promote low-carbon development.
Including the Excluded: Supporting Informal Workers for More Equal and Productive Cities in the Global South
A small but growing number of cities are adopting more inclusive approaches to informal workers and this offers important lessons for cities that seek a more equal, productive and environmentally sustainable future.
Informal workers account for 50 to 80 percent of urban employment and...
The latest working paper in the World Resources Report, “Towards a More Equal City,” called “Including the Excluded,” reveals how cities in the global south can create policies, legislation and practices that support informal workers while promoting economic productivity and environmental sustainability.
Building on decades of work across the continent, World Resources Institute inaugurated a new regional office, WRI Africa, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Cities are not on track to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, Paris Agreement or New Urban Agenda.
Public transportation connects people to jobs, education and opportunity. Three real-life stories show the benefits of improved mobility.
A public health campaign in the Colombian capital included road safety as one of its goals. A new WRI report tracks the results and examines the implications for other cities.