The model of good sustainable urban governance based-on ESG concepts

Document Type : Original Article


1 Urbanism Department, Engineering Faculty, Azad University, Tehran North Branch, Tehran, Iran

2 Department of accounting and management, Islamic Azad University, Kerman Branch, Kerman,Iran


The ESG index is one of the terms that has been recognized over the last decade as a tool to identify the status of companies. Named after combining the first three letters of the words Environment and Social Concerns and Governance, this index measures aspects of the activities of companies and organizations; Analyzes that are less covered in conventional economic and financial reports. On the other hand, good urban governance in a government-centered urban management approach has been approved and emphasized by international and national organizations. It is mentioned as one of the prerequisites and characteristics of sustainable cities. The data of the foundation is to provide a model for good urban governance with emphasis on ESG principles and its main concern is to identify the dimensions and effective indicators in governance and ESG in urban management. The statistical population of this study includes specialists, experts, university professors, managers, and urban surveyors who have selected the snowball sampling method and conducted semi-structured in-depth interviews with predetermined questions. Data by grounded theory method They have been coded and analyzed. For data analysis. Finally, the model of good sustainable urban governance based on ESG concepts is explained. This model is a new strategy in reforming existing management practices and the result is sustainable development and employment in good urban management.