SCI, through its affiliation with Simon Fraser University, conducts research in the areas of policy, engagement and implementation.

On The Ground Research

Our interest is in bringing the latest research into practice, through our on-the-ground work with local governments and communities. Recent projects include:

• Resource Efficiency in Cities – a Global Survey (with UN Habitat)
• Resource Efficiency in Latin American cities (with UN Habitat)
• Metropolitan Governance Models – Sharing experiences between Mexico, Canada and Brazil (with International Development Research Council)


  • Community based
  • Stakeholder focussed
  • Implementation ready
  • Strategic


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