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July 6, 2021

Global Economy and Development

City playbook for advancing the SDGs

BY Report, Brookings Institute

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This “City Playbook for Advancing the SDGs” compiles a series of how-to briefs and case studies on advancing sustainable development and social progress locally. These short, digestible, and practical briefs are written by city government officials for other city officials, based on their direct experience.

This playbook responds to significant appetite expressed by city leaders for capturing and sharing the “how” of innovations and practices to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) locally. These briefs come from cities participating in the Brookings SDG Leadership Cities community of practice and others to elevate innovations or processes with concrete positive outcomes for equity and sustainability. These best practices and tools help disseminate recommendations to a wider range of communities and stakeholders eager to play a pivotal role in achieving the 2030 Agenda.

Co-edited by Anthony F. Pipa and Max Bouchet, these briefs are published in collaboration with the global learning platform for government innovators apolitical.co. We intend to add content to this collection on a rolling basis throughout 2021 and 2022.

If you’re using this playbook to apply an innovation locally or have questions or suggestions, please fill out this short survey.

This playbook is part of the Local Leadership on the Sustainable Development Goals project.

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