Embedding the SDGs in city strategic planning and management

Elisa Mori*, Elena Zuffada

*Corresponding author

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ABSTRACT This article proposes and discusses a managerial framework to provide guidance on implementing and monitoring the 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) at the local government level. The integration of SDGs into city strategic plans will help city leaders and local politicians strengthen their planning and management processes and improve the communication of strategic goals. IMPACT This article offers practical guidance for public managers and local leaders for rethinking the strategic management systems of cities, including the continuous process of evaluating and updating their strategic plans. The goal is to make cities more sustainable.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)494-497
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 2021


  • Local government
  • Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • management control system
  • sustainability strategic planning


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