We perform the following roles in support of decision-making to sustain economically, socially and environmentally resilient communities:

Applied Research

Collect data and ideas about global practices and thought leadership, analyze their application to the local conditions and communicate the opportunities for learning and inspiration.


Transfer thought leadership and lessons learned to increase capacity for public and private sector partners.

Stakeholder Engagement

Provide decision support to organizations by incorporating thought leadership into the engagement process.

Data Mapping & Visualization

Aggregating and organizing data from disparate sources to support decision-making. Examples have involved energy, water, culture and transportation.

Copyright © Canadian Urban Institute. All rights reserved.