Supporting More Equitable Cities
Access to good sanitation, affordable housing, right to own land, social and economic inclusion, and nutritious food
Gathering information, testing ideas, and providing assistance that enables cities, communities, and individuals to address problems they face
Helping Shape the Global Discourse
A shared vision and comprehensive plan to embrace a city's spatial, physical, social, and economic dimensions
Leadership & Advocacy
Seeking opportunities to further innovation, productivity, economy, and quality of life in a growing urban environment
More From The Blog
PUSH the Film: A Review
From Toronto to Berlin to Seoul: Shedding light on the global housing crisis On November 5th, 2019 IHC Global and Global Land Alliance were glad to bring a screening of “PUSH” the film to Washington, DC. PUSH, first screened at the United Nations to support World Habitat Day on October 7th provides insight into […]
IHC Global World Cities Day Event
Better Cities, Better Lives through Frontier Technology International urban expert Brian English explains the five hopes and fears tied up in the potential of Smart Cities at an IHC Global/ Dentons Smart Cities and Communities Think Tank event on November 4th. On Monday, November 4th, IHC Global and Dentons Smart Cities and Communities Think Tank […]
World Water Week 2019 – Women as WASH Champions
Women and water: women as the champions of WASH by Gaby Alfieri This article is the last in the author’s three-part series focusing on urban water, hygiene and sanitation (WASH) and the issue’s relationship to gender inequity. The relationship between women and WASH in cities is a unique and complex one, and it has been […]
A look at the facts
Water and sanitation
Percent of slum households in the developing world that don't have access to clean water.
Number of people with insecure tenure rights forcibly evicted 1998-2008.
Percent of urban population in the developing world living in slums.
Social and Economic Inclusion
Number of people who move into slums each week.
Urban Food Security
Percentage of income urban families use to purchase food during periods of shortage.
The proportion of the global urban population that will be living in Low Elevation Coastal Zones by 2025.