Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Founding Year: 2014

Staff: 2000

Budget: $ 29.3m

Aniruddha Dasgupta (Global Director)

Is an organization striving to help cities “become more accessible, healthy, equitable, and environmentally friendly.” Its “global network of trusted experts in urban economics, engineering, planning, finance, and policy” translate “rigorous research into tangible practice at the scale and pace cities in the developing world need.” It provides them with “objective information and practical proposals for policy and institutional change.”

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Ross Center for Sustainable Cities contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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