SDG 11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

SDG 11 Sustainable Cities and Communities aims to make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.

SDG 11 Sustainable Cities and Communities underpins many of our Scholar projects.

Maria del Carmen Redondo Bermudez studies sustainable plant barriers to combat air pollution. We found out more in an interview with Maria. Read: Green barrier to reduce air pollution for children.

Grantham Scholar Ling Min Tan looks at cities through the concept of urban metabolism. We found out how her work could help make more sustainable cities. Read: What is urban metabolism?

Philippa Hughes researches community-led housing. Her work shows how ‘business as usual’ in housing is neither sustainable no fair. We spoke to her to find out more. Read: What is community-led housing?

Engineer Charles Gillott was one of a group of Scholars we sent to COP. Before he went, he explained why better sustainability policy is needed in construction. Read: COP26 observer interview: Charles Gillott.

To find out more about Grantham Centre research and how it connects to the Sustainable Development Goals, visit our Research page.

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