What Is a GSN Account?

On our website, you can explore problem solving networks, identify those of particular interest to you, and connect with network leaders.

Want to store, edit, and track communications with selected networks? These and other benefits come with your free GSN Account.

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Data platform created by Clean Air Asia for use by governments, civil society, academic/research institutions, the business sector, and development organizations who are committed to promoting better air quality management in the cities of Asia.

Hub: Cities, Climate & Planet Stewardship

Platform Network

Tags: carbon mgmt., clean energy, environment

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Spurs innovations to help cities work better for all of their people through the power of independent journalism.

Hub: Cities

Knowledge Network

Tags: general

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       Neil Peirce
Editor in Chief


City Observatory

A website and think tank devoted to data-driven analysis of cities and the policies that shape them.

Hub: Cities

Advocacy NetworkKnowledge Network

Tags: Cities, cities networks, data, development, general

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     Joe Cortright
President and principal economist of Impresa



A platform for ideas and business development, designed to enable new partnerships among the business, government and societal leaders who are shaping the 21st Century.

Hub: Cities

Platform Network

Tags: planning

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   Miro Cernetig


CNU—Congress for New Urbanism

Working to build vibrant communities where people have diverse choices for how they live, work, and get around based on the belief that well-designed cities and neighborhoods are crucial for health, the economy, and the environment.

Hub: Cities

Operational and Delivery  Network

Tags: development

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       Lynn Richards
President and CEO


Compact of Mayors

The Compact of Mayors is the world’s largest coalition of city leaders addressing climate change.

Hub: Cities

Policy Network

Tags: cities networks, climate change

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     Amanda Eichel

Consortium for Sustainable Urbanization

Promoting ​a better understanding of the role of sustainable urbanization and resilient design in the planning of our cities with a new found optimism about the urban future.

Hub: Cities

Knowledge NetworkOperational and Delivery  Network

Tags: Cities, cities networks, development, planning, sustainability

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       Aliye P. Celik