11.3.1 Arts and heritage expenditure

  • 11.3.1 Arts and heritage expenditure

AASTMT has a significant responsibility in contributing to Sustainable Development Goal 11 (SDG 11) - Sustainable Cities and Communities. Its expenditure in this area aligns with its role as knowledge hubs and drivers of social change. AASTMT has a responsibility to invest in research and innovation that tackles urban challenges, such as affordable housing, sustainable transportation, and inclusive urban planning. By allocating funds towards research projects, infrastructure upgrades, and partnerships with local communities and governments, AASTMT can actively support the implementation of SDG11. Moreover, AASTMT has a responsibility to incorporate SDG11 principles into their curricula and educational programs, equipping students with the knowledge and skills necessary to address urban sustainability issues. Through responsible expenditure and strategic investments, AASTMT plays a vital role in shaping sustainable cities and communities for the present and future generations.