Driven by Cisco, the Smart+Connected Communities Institute provides political leaders, urban planners, developers, academic institutions and citizens an online community where they can collaborate and innovate to develop future sustainable cities.
Archive for 2011
The Future Agenda programme, sponsored by Vodafone Group, provides an open forum for discussion about how to address the major challenges which society faces over the next ten years, offering the opportunity for all to share ideas and potential solutions so that ultimately we can together inspire change.
The world is in the midst of a global mass urbanization that will change everything from how we govern and eat to how we care for the environment. McKinsey What Matters has convened thinkers from around the world to look at the implications of Urban Man.
In the Megacommunity approach, companies, governments, and NGOs reach out across sectors (private, government, and civil society) and join together to take action on compelling issues of mutual importance, following a set of practices and principles that will make it easier for them to achieve results.
crowdSPRING Blog looks at the state of crowdsourcing – as an industry, as profession, and a force for change in the world of business, creativity, technology, and politics.
Megacities on the move presents four vivid scenarios exploring exploring how population growth, the energy we use, the strength or weakness of global institutions and other factors will shape our cities in 2040 and the way we access goods, services, information and other people.
From India to Iowa, Fast Company takes a look at the new wave of cities wired for information, communication, sustainability, and efficiency–and the corporations powering them. The first place of the 10 Smartest Cities list goes to Songdo City, in South Korea.