On 8 June, 2018, the Sustainable Development Solutions Network released the 2nd annual U.S. Cities SDG Index Report. The Index ranks the 100 most populous U.S. cities, using Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs), based on their performance on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The report highlights widespread social and economic inequality in U.S. urban areas. Below is a selection of news coverage surrounding the report’s launch.

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American cities are failing on sustainable development
Fast Company: June 8 , 2018

UN Report: Indianapolis Nears Bottom For Sustainability
WBAA: June 12, 2018

How Miami ranks in sustainability development
Miami Agent Magazine: June 14, 2018

American cities are failing on sustainable development
Builder: June 14, 2018

How Boston ranks in sustainability development
Boston Agent Magazine: June 14, 2018

How Atlanta ranks in sustainability development
Atlanta Agent Magazine: June 18, 2018

SDG Knowledge Weekly: Measuring Progress towards Sustainable Cities and Communities 
IISD: June 18, 2018