Local Governments, Social Equity, and Sustainable Communities: Advancing Social Equity Goals to Achieve Sustainability

2014

By: International City/County Management Association, Katherine Takai

https://icma.org/sites/default/files/306328_FINAL%20REPORT%20Advancing%20Social%20Equity.pdf

Social Equity

This report uses data from a national survey to assess whether local governments are incorporating social equity into their sustainability efforts. It includes a Summary of Survey Results and Case Studies of nine communities, and proposes a new conceptualization of sustainability, in which all elements are fully nested together.