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Tracking Progress on Global Goals

A guide to implementing the UN Sustainable Development Goals using LEED v4.1 Cities and Communities: Existing

This document maps the requirements and strategies found in LEED v4.1 for Cities and Communities to corresponding UN Sustainable Development Goals, suggests the LEED for Cities and Communities categories, prerequisites and credits that best align with the goal, and provides specific metrics that cities and communities can use to measure their progress toward the goal at the local level.

The guide is organized by the 17 U.N. Sustainable Development Goals:

  1. No Poverty
  2. Zero Hunger
  3. Good Health and Well-Being
  4. Quality Education
  5. Gender Equality
  6. Clean Water and Sanitation
  7. Affordable and Clean Energy
  8. Decent Work and Economic Growth
  9. Industry Innovation and Infrastructure
  10. Reduce Inequalities
  11. Sustainable Cities and Communities
  12. Responsible Consumption and Production
  13. Climate Action
  14. Life Under Water
  15. Life On Land
  16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  17. Partnerships for the Goals