Connecting People.
Fostering Innovation.
Accelerating Impact.

USDN strives to create equitable, resilient, and sustainable communities by advancing the field of local government sustainability and equipping practitioners to be catalysts of transformative change.

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Networking Opportunities

Member connectivity has been growing rapidly inside the USDN network. In 2009, just 10 percent of members reported being connected to others; today, that number is 90 percent. The strength of these member ties makes USDN a powerful vehicle for collaborative innovation.

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Collaborative Innovation System

USDN’s programs mobilize members to pursue collaborative projects that address urgent challenges and timely opportunities facing multiple cities.

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Partner Networks

Through partnerships with other networks, USDN strives for all local government sustainability leaders in United States and Canada to have access to a peer learning network.

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Over 250 communities representing over 100 million residents

Sharing best practices and accelerate the application of good ideas across the United States and Canada.

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