ICLEI's Research Partners

Our staff experts around the world collaborate with top universities, think tanks, research institutions and international organizations

ICLEI’s expertise and leadership on different urban policy agendas and thematic portfolios is distributed across our 17 offices in different world regions, and includes programs on sustainable public procurement, protection of biodiversity and ecosystem services, climate advocacy, resilience to climate change, eco-mobile sustainable urban transport, and many more. For each of these portfolios ICLEI staff works with scientific research communities, as partners in executing research, benefitting from such external expertise, or using these channels to disseminate knowledge generated by ICLEI.

Institutional partners that ICLEI has conducted research in partnership with and on behalf of, include:

- Center for Sustainable Community Development at the Simon Fraser University Vancouver
- Chinese Center for Urban Development (CCUD)
- Chinese Society for Urban Studies (CSUS)
- Curtin University
- Ecocity Builders
- European Commission
- GIZ (and German Federal Government, BMZ)
- Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS)
- International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE) at Lund University
- Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
- Guangzhou Institute for Urban Innovation (GIUI)
- Luc Hoffman Institute
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
- Sciences Po Paris (Institute of Political Science, I.E.P.)
- Stockholm Resilience Center
- Sustainability Institute
- The Next Practice Ltd.
- United Nations Environment Program (UNEP)
- UN-Habitat
- World Bank Institute (WBI)
- World Resources Institute (WRI)
- World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Sweden
...and more.

See a list of all of ICLEI’s associate, institutional and corporate Partners >>



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