Infrastructure refers to the basic physical and organizational structures and facilities (e.g., buildings, roads, and power supplies) needed for the operation of a society or enterprise.  Sustainable infrastructure refers to anything built or used in a way that contributes to the overall sustainability of natural resources. 

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Topic Events

ICLEI World Congress 2018

ICLEI World Congress 2018 will be hosted by the City of Montreal, Canada.

Held every three years, the ICLEI World Congress assembles hundreds of local and regional governments, international agencies, national governments, donors and other partners from around the world. Together they set the course for globalizing urban sustainability. During the congress, cities, towns and regions connect with peers, foster partnerships and exchange information and experiences. This event is a key milestone in driving stronger collective local action.

Jun 19 to 23 2018, 9:00am - 6:00pm
QC, Montreal, H2Y 1C6, City of Montreal

ECOCITY World Summit

ECOCITY World Summit

Melbourne, Australia

The Ecocity Summit series, held every two years since 1990, has developed into one of the most globally significant forums for addressing the complex challenges facing humanity in a rapidly urbanizing world.

Jul 12 to 14 2017, 9:00am - 6:00pm
VIC, South Wharf, 3006, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

New Online course on Sustainable Cities by the SDSN and Aromar Revi starts May 31st

Course Summary

Cities are home to half the world’s seven billion people and contribute to about 75% of global economic output. An additional three billion people are estimated to live in cities by 2050, increasing the urban share of the world’s population to two-thirds. 

May 31 to Sep 06 2017, 8:00am - 8:00pm
BC, online, online, online

Topic Resources

Routledge Sustainability Hub

Routledge Sustainability evolved from and incorporates the former Earthscan imprint and is a leading global publisher in Environment and Sustainability studies.  

An innovative knowledge centre for the global sustainability community, this Hub offers a wide range of resources about many facets of sustainability.  It includes resources by topic, sample chapters from textbooks, and a sustainability community section.