GOAL 11 TARGETS

Support least developed countries, including through financial and technical assistance, in building sustainable and resilient buildings utilizing local materials

GOAL 11 TARGETS

By 2020, substantially increase the number of cities and human settlements adopting and implementing integrated policies and plans towards inclusion, resource efficiency, mitigation and adaptation to climate change, resilience to disasters, and develop and implement, in line with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030, holistic disaster risk management at all levels

GOAL 11 TARGETS

Support positive economic, social and environmental links between urban, peri-urban and rural areas by strengthening national and regional development planning

GOAL 11 TARGETS

By 2030, provide universal access to safe, inclusive and accessible, green and public spaces, in particular for women and children, older persons and persons with disabilities

GOAL 11 TARGETS

By 2030, reduce the adverse per capita environmental impact of cities, including by paying special attention to air quality and municipal and other waste management

GOAL 11 TARGETS

By 2030, significantly reduce the number of deaths and the number of people affected and substantially decrease the direct economic losses relative to global gross domestic product caused by disasters, including water-related disasters, with a focus on protecting the poor and people in vulnerable situations

GOAL 11 TARGETS

Strengthen efforts to protect and safeguard the world’s cultural and natural heritage

GOAL 11 TARGETS

By 2030, enhance inclusive and sustainable urbanization and capacity for participatory, integrated and sustainable human settlement planning and management in all countries

GOAL 11 TARGETS

By 2030, provide access to safe, affordable, accessible and sustainable transport systems for all, improving road safety, notably by expanding public transport, with special attention to the needs of those in vulnerable situations, women, children, persons with disabilities and older persons

GOAL 11 TARGETS

By 2030, ensure access for all to adequate, safe and affordable housing and basic services and upgrade slums

COMPANY GOAL

Wells Fargo will help build and improve 1,000 homes by 2020 in support of affordable housing initiatives serving low-and moderate-income households.

COMPANY GOAL

Mahindra Rural Housing Finance Ltd aims to provide home loans to at least 500,000 customers by 2017 and at least 1 million customers in 2020.

COMPANY GOAL

The city of Malmo, Sweden pledges to be both carbon neutral by 2020 and able to run on entirely renewable energy by 2030

COMPANY GOAL

Singapore has set a target to ensure that 80 per cent of all its buildings are certified as green buildings by 2030

COMPANY GOAL

Volvo aims to develop truck prototypes with substantially lower fuel consumption by 2020.

COMPANY GOAL

Volvo launched its City Mobility Program in 2013 aiming to find sustainable transport solutions in Gothenburg, Stockholm, Hamburg, Luxembourg and Montreal. The Program will extend to include anouther 5 cities.

FACTS & FIGURES

By 2030 all developing regions will have more people living in urban than rural areas.

FACTS & FIGURES

Each day a further 120,000 people are added to the populations of Asian cities.

FACTS & FIGURES

Cities cannot be sustainable without ensuring reliable access to safe drinking water and adequate sanitation.

FACTS & FIGURES

Each day a further 120,000 people are added to the populations of Asian cities.

FACTS & FIGURES

By 2030, about 3 billion people or 40% of the world’s population will need proper housing and access to basic infrastructure and services.

FACTS & FIGURES

The urban population in 2014 accounted for 54% of the total global population, compared to 34% in 1960, and continues to grow

FACTS & FIGURES

828 million people live in slums today and the number keeps rising

FACTS & FIGURES

According to the WHO, for every $1 invested in water and sanitation, there is an economic return of between $3 and $34!

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"A great city is not to be confounded by a populous one"

- Aristotle - Greek philosopher and scientist -

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"An endless number of green buildings doesn’t make a sustainable city"

- Jan Gehl -

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"The recovery of sprawl to vibrant places is literally our generation’s greatest challenge."

- Steve Mouzon -

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"Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because and only when, they are created by everyone"

- Jane Jacobs -

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"The battle for life on earth will be won or lost in cities"

- Ahmed Djoghlaf -

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"Across the globe, one billion people live in slums: that is, one in seven human beings."

- Paul Mason -

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"The battle for life on earth will be won or lost in cities"

- Ahmed Djoghlaf, Executive Secretary of the U.N. Convention on Biological Diversity -

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22-24 NOVEMBER 2016

Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

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