USDN's collaborative funding have granted more than $8.8 million for 200+ projects that drive innovation, scaling, and adoption of urban sustainability practices.

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Ensuring Equity in Energy Transformation and Innovation

Actionable resources for local governments and partners to use in advancing social equity in clean energy program design and implementation in their communities.

  • Guidebook for equitable clean energy program design
  • Inventory of best practice programs
  • Four in-depth case studies

This work outlines a path forward for municipalities and their partners to create programs that prioritize making clean energy technologies accessible and beneficial to low- and moderate-income households, communities of color, and indigenous communities.

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Urban Sustainability Bulletin

The Urban Sustainability Bulletin, formally known as the Innovation Report, highlights key updates from USDN as well as key accomplishments from our member communities to give you a sense of what is happening in the field of urban sustainability and particularly our three focus areas - GHG Reduction, Climate Resilience, and Social Equity.

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