Методика измерения устойчивого развития городов России: ESG индекс ВЭБ.РФ
The article presents a methodology for analyzing the ESG efficiency of Russian cities.
According to the authors, ESG assessment of cities is advisable not only when making
management decisions, but also when choosing priority projects to improve the quality of
life of residents. The purpose of the article is to test the methodology for determining priority
projects needed for implementation in Russian cities, taking into account the ESG criterion,
as well as to demonstrate a system for ranking cities according to ESG efficiency criteria.
The article focuses on the comparison of existing ESG analysis tools of cities. The authors
use the methodology of the ESG Index of the VEB.RF as the main tool. The advantage of
this Index is determined by its focus on Russian cities. Open database also combines objective
and subjective indicators. The article examines the ESG indicators of Yekaterinburg, Pskov
and Taganrog. The authors demonstrate that programs for the modernization and creation
of urban electric transport systems and programs for the construction of social facilities most
effectively stimulate the improvement of the urban ESG environment and contribute to the
sustainable development of Yekaterinburg, Pskov and Taganrog. The ESG rating of Russian
cities is presented in the article.