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Solutions for a Sustainable Future

Advancing NYC’s sustainability goals

Actionable sustainability solutions for NYC

Discover a geographic approach to planning, managing, and optimizing complex city operations in the face of climate change.

Here you’ll find the latest information on how geographic information system (GIS) technology is being applied worldwide for climate resilience. See how cities use GIS to assess climate risk to people and places, strengthen critical infrastructure against imminent and coming threats, and take action today to secure resources for the future.

Watch Now: Getting Ahead on Sustainability

Crain’s New York Business and Esri hosted an executive virtual event focused on cutting-edge applications of geospatial technology for sustainability and climate action in NYC.

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Sustainability starts with data-driven decision-making

GIS technology powers digital maps that show everyone what’s happening, and what could happen, where. With shared access to data in real time, interagency leaders can better work together toward common goals and maximize the impact of available resources.


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A framework for climate action

The life-altering effects of a changing climate are inherently geographic. Risks, impacts, and solutions exist in specific places and require location-based problem-solving. Organizations are finding new ways to adapt and thrive with geospatial technology that is uniquely poised to meet this moment.

Explore climate action content about the power of GIS for creating data-backed climate strategies, including The Climate Checklist that details how government and business leaders can use a proven five-factor approach to assess and minimize climate risks.

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Building Everyday Resilience in NYC Infrastructure

This exclusive event from Crain’s New York Business Content Studio and Esri focused on achieving resilient infrastructure in the face of our changing climate.

Access the recording to hear from leaders at organizations using location technology to understand climate impacts, support crucial decisions and investments, and plan infrastructure with an emphasis on sustainability. Discover an actionable approach—backed by today’s best data and technology—for reducing climate risks, making critical systems equitable, and promoting a proactive climate strategy in New York.

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