SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

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11.5 By 2030, significantly reduce the number of deaths and the number of people affected and substantially decrease the direct economic losses relative to global gross domestic product caused by disasters, including water-related disasters, with a focus on protecting the poor and people in vulnerable situations.

Water for Life and Peace

By providing sustainable, durable, community owned water infrastructure to communities around the world, Green Cross increases resilience in the face of water-related disaster, particularly among the poor and people living in vulnerable areas.


11.3 By 2030, enhance inclusive and sustainable urbanization and capacity for participatory, integrated and sustainable human settlement planning and management in all countries.

Smart Energy

Our green urban development projects deliver affordable and ecological housing to vulnerable people, thereby increasing the availability of inclusive, sustainable and durable urban infrastructure.


11b By 2020, substantially increase the number of cities and human settlements adopting and implementing integrated policies and plans towards inclusion, resource efficiency, mitigation and adaptation to climate change, resilience to disasters, and develop and implement, in line with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030, holistic disaster risk management at all levels.

Smart Energy

Our green urban development projects provide affordable and ecological housing to vulnerable communities in cities around the United States. Projects are created in accordance with inclusive, resource-efficient communities and are designed to be resilient in the face of natural disasters and climate change.