30 May '14, 12pm

Report: How businesses can save our cities in 15 years

Report: How businesses can save our cities in 15 years

Addressing the complex problems of the 21st century requires a new solutions toolbox. Innovation will be absolutely essential and business will lead the way — not just in technology, but also in building new models of collaboration that harness leadership and collective problem-solving to drive effective action. The World Business Council for Sustainable Development Urban Infrastructure Initiative , a groundbreaking program to promote strategic collaboration between cities and business to drive sustainable development, is a great example of this type of innovation. The release of the UII final report , which captures the lessons from three years of work in 10 cities around the world, presents a great opportunity to highlight how leading businesses can drive new collaboration models forward. With 7 billion city dwellers likely by 2050, creating sustainable cities will be es...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2014/05/30/clocks-ticking-ho...

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