From digital neighbourhood maps in Nairobi's Kibera slum that allow residents to point out service gaps, crimes and accidents, to Korea's "green cards", mayors serve as vanguards of sustainability with these 15 city-driven innovations.
Through the SDGs and the New Urban Agenda, countries have committed to ending children’s unequal access to basic services. Yet delivering on this pledge will require a deep shift in how we plan and govern cities.
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Will 2017 see international momentum on climate action, more plant-based foods, or the renaissance of fossil fuel? Here are six major storylines to pay attention to this year, according to WRI.
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Wasteful packaging affects a consumer’s perception of a brand’s efficiency and sustainability and the company's profit margin. Sealed Air's Pasi Pesonen explains why setting up a sustainable, low-waste supply chain is good for business.
The benefits of living in urban centres are fading as poor city planning takes a toll on health, education and the environment. ADB's Susann Roth talks about how we can reclaim the urban health advantage.
The quintillions of bytes in data we generate every day offer potential economic, cultural and political benefits. Here's how private data can be used for social good through the concept of data responsibility, according to New York University's Stefaan Verhulst.