Tag Sustainability

Does it pay for cities to be green?

There has been growing interest in recent years in cities taking a leading role in addressing major sustainability challenges such as air pollution and water scarcity. More than half of the world’s population lives in urban areas, a share that…

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Smart Cities and Smart Buildings

2019 Will Be a Year of Experimentation for Smart Spaces Work has been evolving in recent years. The focus of smart spaces will be to accommodate a new way of working, with more remote work, digitally enabled work and flexible…

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How Cities Are Rethinking (and Saving) Recycling

The city of Kirkwood, Missouri, recently announced that it would continue curbside recycling for residents. This may not seem like big news, but the decision comes after a month of speculation that the service would need to be terminated —…

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Can Social Media Help Save The Planet?

By Terra Spero, CEO at Real Time Marketing Group & Jessica Mulder, Creative Director at RMA So much thought has been given to the idea that social media is degrading society, but if we take social media for what it…

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#WeSpeakRedevelopment

“Using Smart Growth Principles to Transform and Connect Our Communities: Lessons from the Past for a Sustainable Future” This session will be an eye-opener for what lies ahead and how we can manage development to create an enviable region guided…

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