Building Resilient Cities

Cities worldwide face incredible challenges and opportunities due to demographic shifts, resource depletion, climate change, and economic volatility. To respond effectively, cities need to be even more adaptable, efficient, sustainable, and connected - to become ‘smarter’ and more resilient. We help facilitate that change.

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Contributors

Brian Field

European Investment Bank

Mikele Brack

Sustainable Cities and Energy

Brenda Webster

Waterfront Toronto

Events

Accelerate 2014 Conference

Join Eurbanlab, World Cities Network, and partners in Paris to discuss ways to accelerate urban innovation across Europe with the ultimate aim of achieving a faster transition to low carbon cities. Meet the people inspiring urban innovation across Europe's cities.

Categories: Engineering, Architecture, Transport, Design, Economy, Mobility, Environment

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Knowledge

Cities at the forefront of Europe's high-tech industry

During Expo Real this week in Munich, several of Europe's leading high-tech cities gathered to share experience on their approaches to stimulate thriving and innovative business environments for global firms and local start-ups. These are the very cities hosting the world famous Amazon, Angry Birds, Google, Michelin, Nokia, and Philips.

Categories: Transport, Design, Economy, Mobility, Environment, Governance, Technology, Business, Energy and water, Amsterdam

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United Nations gathers cities to determine action on climate change

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) held an expert meeting on Cities and Urban Development on June 10th in Bonn. Brian Kilkelly was asked to contribute and chair during these sessions. Valuable experience was shared by cities at the forefront of climate action and key insights were provided by the World Bank, C40, and Ecofys.

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