World’s most sustainable cities revealed

By Andy Brown14 June 2022

A new report has listed the world’s most sustainable cities, taking into account factors including investment in low-carbon infrastructure, commercial transport and business infrastructure.

The Arcadis Sustainable Cities Index 2022 ranked Oslo, Norway, as the most sustainable city. It was followed by Stockholm in Sweden, Tokyo in Japan, Copenhagen in Denmark and Berlin in Germany.

The Index ranks cities on three pillars of sustainability: people, planet, and profit. It comprises 51 different metrics across 26 separate indicators.

The rest of the top ten was made up of London, England, Seattle, US, Paris, France, San Francisco, US and Amsterdam, Netherlands.

“In the last two years, global change has been exponential. As cities have changed, Arcadis’ Sustainable Cities Index has changed with them,” said Peter Hogg, UK Cities Director, Arcadis.

“We focus more than ever on planet and people as well as profit. This has allowed us to assess the true prosperity of a city beyond its financial performance. This chimes with the direction of global change – and with our enduring brand commitment to improving quality of life.”

Read the full report here.

MAGAZINE
NEWSLETTER
Delivered directly to your inbox, World Construction Week Newsletter features the pick of the breaking news stories, product launches, show reports and more from KHL's world-class editorial team.
Longer Reads
Meeting different requirements in falsework and formwork
Innovation is driving some of the world’s most ambitious infrastructure projects but how are those in the falsework and formwork sector keeping up? Catrin Jones investigates
Online exclusive: Epiroc R&D experts on alternative power, testing, and more
The R&D team at Epiroc talk about what projects they are working on, the testing process and what’s next for the construction industry 
Versatile compact loaders
International Construction looks at innovation in compact loaders
CONNECT WITH THE TEAM
Andy Brown Editor, International Construction Tel: +44 (0) 1892 786 224 E-mail: andy.brown@khl.com
Simon Kelly Sales Manager Tel: +44 (0) 1892 786 223 E-mail: simon.kelly@khl.com
CONNECT WITH SOCIAL MEDIA