La grève des éboueurs à Paris contre la réforme des retraites du gouvernement français nous amène tous à réfléchir à la quantité de déchets que nous produisons et à leur destination finale.
Thriving youth in cities: bringing community and nature to life
Poor mental health is one of the most complex crises facing society today, and young people are the worst affected. Can urban design help?
Never waste a good waste crisis: Paris and the circular economy
The current Paris waste crisis has suddenly become very visible. But it is more than an inconvenience – it is a reminder of a much wider health and environmental crisis caused by our waste.
Delay now, pay later – why SMEs must not put off investing in innovation and greening
High inflation, skyrocketing energy prices, rising interest rates and supply chain disruptions are now falling hard on SMEs, setting them up for a challenging year.
Terabytes of treasure – cities unlocking new opportunities for services and SMEs
Subnational governments are sitting on a treasure trove of data. From waste and transport to local taxes, huge quantities of data are produced daily. This data can be incredibly powerful – helping city administrations make services more targeted and effective.
Ask not, “what our city can do to foster tourism, but what tourism can do for our city?”
The impact generated by the Tourism sector goes beyond the more obvious benefits derived through direct spending on aspects like accommodation, entertainment, culture, transportation.
Industrial regions on the way to climate neutrality?
Getting to net-zero GHG emissions by 2050 means we need to transform industry at an unprecedented depth and speed. But how do we do it?
Are rates hikes raising regional inequality?
Across the world, policy interest rates have been steadily increasing over the past year for the first time in a long time. In the UK, the last time Bank Rate increased by 3 percentage points in a single calendar year. But what do rising interest rates mean for places?