To make cities a sustainable place to live in, guaranteeing an inclusive urbanization process.
Source: Paul Bairoch. Cities and Economic Development.
Source: IEA. World energy statistics and balances & Energy Technology Perspectives, buildings model.
Source: United Nations. World Urbanization Prospects (The 2019 revision).
This mission aims to promote the sustainability of cities and rural territories, and the quality of life and well-being of the people inhabiting them. Sustainable cities are expected to be resilient. It must encompass climate change or natural disaster challenges, such as adaptability to population growth and rapid urbanization processes. Yet, sustainable cities must be integrative, offering all city users decent lives regardless of their neighborhood, including the ensurance of sustainable mobility. Sustainable cities must be engaging and participatory regarding decision- and policy-making processes. City users have the needed, and commonly missed, central-stage knowledge that enables urban sustainability.
3.6 Reduce car accidents.
8.9 Promote sustainable tourism.
9.1 Develop sustainable infrastructures.
9.4 Promote sustainable industries.
11.2 Provide inclusive transport.
11.3 Enhance sustainable urbanization.
11.6 Reduce the environmental impact of cities.
11.7 Ensure accessibility in public spaces.
11.a Support rural areas.
11.b Climate change planning.
11.c Build sustainable buildings in developed countries.