How sustainable is the city where you live? The 5th edition of the Arcadis Sustainable Cities Index “provides a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of urban sustainability and how it is the key to unlocking prosperity in cities and improving quality of life.” More specifically, the Arcadis Sustainable Cities Index provides an overall ranking of 100 global cities based on 51 metrics across 26 indicators themes, arrayed under the 3 different pillars of sustainability: planet (environmental), people (social), and profit (economic).
Overall, the following cities ranked the highest: 1) Oslo, 2) Stockholm, 3) Tokyo, 4) Copenhagen, and 5) Berlin. On the planet pillar, the highest ranked cities are: 1) Oslo, 2) Paris, 3) Stockholm, 4) Copenhagen, and 5) Berlin. On the people pillar, the highest ranked cities are: 1) Glasgow, 2) Zurich, 3) Copenhagen, 4) Seoul, and 5) Singapore. And on the profit pillar, the highest ranked cities are: 1) Seattle, 2) Atlanta, 3) Boston, 4) San Francisco, and 5) Pittsburgh. See the link below to access the full report and learn more about the factors that contribute to a sustainable city.
The Arcadis Sustainable Cities Index 2022