Prosperity implies success, wealth, thriving conditions and a good quality of life, as well as confidence in the future and access to opportunity for all. Prosperous cities offer a profusion of public goods, allow for equitable access to the ‘commons’ and foster development of sustainable policies.
CITY PROSPERITY INITIATIVE (CPI)
The Developing Bank of Latin America (CAF) for 5 countries in Latin America.
The Mexican Housing Bank (INFONAVIT) and The Ministry of Agrarian Territorial and Urban Development for 153 cities in Mexico.
The Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs of the Kingdom Saudi Arabia has used the CPI to assess the state of 17 Saudi Cities.
The CPI was used to identify priorities for sustainable urban development with 10 lines of action in Colombian 23 cities.
The Cities of Zapopan, Guadalajara and Bucaramanga have used the CPI for the development of their Local Development Plans.
The Ethiopian Ministry of Urban Development, Housing and Construction for the creation of the State of Ethiopian Cities Report .
The cities of Ha Noi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hai Phong, Da Nang and Can Tho in Vietnam for the opening of Local Urban Observatories.
International City Leaders for a CPI on Metropolitan Cities, to assist metropolitan leaders in promoting innovative approaches to urban governance and management.
City Bank of Iran, to finance action plans and the implementation of evidence-based policies, formulated on the basis of the CPI-MC.