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Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

Make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

See more information about this goal from the United Nations

EXAMPLES OF UMD CONTRIBUTIONS TOWARD THE GOAL

This resource is under development and we want your help to fill it out! Use the webform below the examples to tell us about other departments, programs, projects, etc. at UMD that address the SDG locally or globally. The examples on this page are just a broad starting place to help compile meaningful involvement at UMD so that the Office of Sustainability can work with interested stakeholders to explore potential next steps.

Sustainable UMD
Sustainable UMD

Whether you’re a student, faculty or staff member; no matter your interest, major, or job; there are countless ways you can make a positive environmental impact at University of Maryland.

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City at UMD
The Center for Sustainability in the Built Environment

City@UMD research projects focus on technologies for sustainable improvements of public health in cities. City@UMD recent research activities centered on respiratory health and building ventilation are funded by federal agencies, companies, and non-profit organizations.

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Sustainable Maryland
Sustainable Maryland

Sustainable Maryland is a certification program for municipalities in Maryland that want to go green, save money and take steps to sustain their quality of life over the long term.

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School of Architecture
School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation

The School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation advances education, scholarship, and professional practice towards just and resilient communities. We promote social justice, cultural diversity, resource conservation, and economic opportunity through excellence in architectural design, urban planning, historic preservation, and real estate development.

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Please tell us about other departments, programs, projects, etc. at UMD that address this goal locally or globally:

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