New Partnership to Improve Global Metrics on Urbanization
The UN Environemtn Programme (UNEP) and The World Council on City Data (WCCD) have signed a new partnership agreement to improve and standardize urban metrics for policy-making, sustainability and resource efficiency in cities.
The Partnership will oversee a pilot program to help cities implement a resource efficiency toolkit, pioneer best practices and help them achieve the Council's
first ever international standard for city data and has been embraced by cities and governments, the
ISO 37120 certification. The pilot includes cities from around the world such as Brussels, Johannesburg, London and Shanghai. Read more about the partnership here.