Part of: Social Equity Considerations for Cities’ Decision Making Related to Inner, Nearby, and Faraway Forests



This learning guide starts with providing the background and rationale for social equity considerations. It covers:

  • Social equity concepts and key relevant terms for the purpose of this guide
  • Approaches to enhance social equity that can inform city policies and plans
  • Information on key issues related to the impacts of social equity
  • Other benefits and considerations of adopting a social equity approach
Social equity considerations described in this learning guide. Image: Cities4Forests, 2020.

The following cards then delve into some overarching as well as forest-specific social equity considerations.

Apart from a description of social equity issues, most cards also include case-studies and a Resources section that links to tools, guidance, and research on how these issues can be addressed.