Nature-based solutions (NBS) are intended to support the achievement of a city’s development goals, safeguard human well-being in ways that reflect cultural and societal values, and enhance the resilience of ecosystems, their capacity for renewal, and the provision of vital natural services. This resource explores evidence-based approaches to finance and implement nature-based solutions using case studies from various cities around the world. The report was produced by Urban20.
UrbanShift Lab on Metropolitan Planning and Climate Action in Florianopolis
This technical workshop will bring together representatives from national, state and city level, to discuss how climate change measures can be integrated in the metropolitan planning instruments and improve inter-municipal governance.
Brazil National Dialogue
The first National Dialogue for Brazil will align stakeholders from across levels of government to further innovative and sustainable strategies for urban development.
Salvador, Brazil: Sustainable building certification and tax discounts
Model: Market-Shaping Policy & Regulation
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Resilience Challenge Incubator
Model: Enabling Innovation