Co-Creating Sustainable Cities

Co-creation is often considered a business term. In reality, it is a method for decision making that is applicable far beyond business strategy. It is at its core highly democratic and, increasingly, governments are turning to co-creation techniques to make better decisions and analyze policy questions. In our initial report, released early in 2014, we…Read more Co-Creating Sustainable Cities



Leading Cities is a network of cities from around the world. These cities have been chosen specifically for their common traits. All are mid-sized metro areas with a highly educated workforce, strong ties to higher education, innovation and technology. Because of these similarities, our cities share common challenges and can transfer proven solutions. Cities all…Read more Partners


Leading Cities strives to be a leader in innovative urban research. Our team of researchers at universities across the globe are experts in urban policy. Leading Cities strives to make sure our research has real life implications for the residents of our cities. Our research methods are designed to include all stakeholders – exactly the…Read more Research