The Association of German Cities has been working on a tool to measure the impact of SDGs at the local level. The goal of this ‘SDG Portal’ is intended to help local authorities identify needs for action on the way to sustainable development. In doing so, a focus is placed on those SDG sub goals that can generally be classified as relevant for the German community.
How can municipalities measure the local progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? In The Netherlands, VNG International and a group of municipalities have joined forces to develop a common set of indicators, which are in line with the local context.
Towards a joint indicator set