The Arcadis Sustainable Cities Index 2022

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21 June, 2022


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WBCSD Communications

Report shows Europe has most sustainable cities in the world: US cities lag behind despite having strong economies.

  • Sustainable Cities Index 2022 evaluates overall the sustainability performances of 100 global cities.
  • European capitals rank as the world’s most sustainable cities.
  • North American cities lead in profit and economic success but lag in the people and planet rankings.
  • Greater focus on prosperity and quality of life is needed over the single-minded pursuit of profit.