Shrinking the Distance to Food Aid

USAID used predictive analysis tools to optimise food distribution sites, minimising the distances women and children travel to receive aid.

A platform for sustainable development

Esri’s ArcGIS platform equips you to better plan, execute and report on sustainable development in any situation. Achieve goals faster with scientifically grounded system that precisely measures growth and provides the tools to share progress with the community. 

Plan effectively

ArcGIS workflows maximise the impact of projects by optimising the distribution of resources. Get insight about where activities can be focused to best reach targets outlined in global Sustainable Development Goals.

Measure impact

A location intelligence platform precisely measures results so you can justify expenditures and secure future funding. Take advantage of analytics that precisely assess programme effectiveness and enable you to share it with all stakeholders via dashboards and map-based reports.

Strengthen partnerships

ArcGIS is as a collaboration hub that facilitates partner/client interaction. Leverage easy-to-configure apps, interactive maps and authoritative data to engage grantees, beneficiaries, donors and the public.


Below are videos, demos and other materials to help you apply location intelligence to your mission.

UNECA leverages open data

Dozie Ezigbalike discusses open data and the benefits of unrestricted access to information.
Ireland map showing progress

Sharing progress

Ireland shows how it used location intelligence to monitor its sustainable development goals.
Jack Dangermond

Champion of the earth

Esri President Jack Dangermond explains how location platforms drive sustainability by magnifying understanding.
Plant for the planet

Plant for the planet

Esri President Jack Dangermond and Founder of Plant-for-the-Planet Felix Finkbeiner discuss practical solutions to counteracting climate change.

Are you ready to get started?

Begin applying The Science of Where to your mission and increase your impact. Learn about Esri’s Special Programmes and how to leverage technology, training and support.