The UrbanShift Resource Library provides a curated collection of high-quality knowledge products pertaining to key integrated development topics, from strategic planning to circular economy and climate finance. These resources have been produced by our partner organizations.
Beating the Heat
This handbook was launched at COP26 and provides case studies from cities around the world that demonstrate how to sustainably tackle the urban heat island effect.
Seven Transformations for More Equitable and Sustainable Cities
This synthesis of the World Resources Report recommends seven transformations to create a new dynamic for durable, cross-sectoral, city-wide change and provides a roadmap to more equitable access to core urban services.
Smart, Sustainable and Resilient Cities
This working paper investigates the potential of nature-based solutions to help build smart, sustainable and resilient cities, drawing from the experience of G20 countries and beyond.
Principles for Locally Led Adaptation Action
These eight principles are designed to enable local stakeholders to strengthen and advance climate adaptation actions.
Integrated Guidelines for Sustainable Neighbourhood Design
This online resource provides a roadmap for city leaders to respond to urban growth by planning at the neighborhood level.
Data Ethics Canvas
This tool helps users identify and manage ethical issues related to data use from the beginning to the end of a project.
This document presents a list of benchmarks that funders consider before financing a climate project.
Implementing Open Data Strategies for Climate Action
City leaders can utilize this resource to understand the benefits of open data for climate action and better advocate for data publication processes.
Food Waste Index Report
This report presents a methodology to measure food waste and provides guidance for leaders to create resilient food systems.