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Bloomberg helps city leaders collect data to inform pandemic response

Bloomberg helps city leaders collect data to inform pandemic response

Covid-19 Management Metrics for Cities sets out to provide a set of critical indicators alongside technical assistance for cities around their utilisation.

Sacramento asks its innovators to respond to Covid-19

Sacramento asks its innovators to respond to Covid-19

The Californian city has created an online portal to find the best ideas for how it can use technology and innovation to meet the challenges brought by the pandemic.

Sierra Leone signs charter city development deal

Sierra Leone signs charter city development deal

The project will integrate efficient infrastructure with transparent and effective governance, supported by the “intelligent application” of smart technology.

Smart technologies trigger virtuous circle of economic growth in cities

Smart technologies trigger virtuous circle of economic growth in cities

By using these technologies to transform and interconnect their urban ecosystem, government leaders aim to deliver a myriad of benefits to their stakeholders.

UK energy firm Centrica rolls out smart hot water tanks

UK energy firm Centrica rolls out smart hot water tanks

The intelligent tanks combine Internet of Things and sensory technologies to keep track of hot water levels and learn the usage habits of the household.

Circular economy will replace wasteful linear one by 2029

Circular economy will replace wasteful linear one by 2029

Sustainability officers must put in place new models and encourage the continuous reuse of materials to minimise waste and the demand for additional natural resource consumption.