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London and Frankfurt emerge top of most eco-friendly cities in which to work ranking

London and Frankfurt emerge top of most eco-friendly cities in which to work ranking

The study by British Business Energy examines cities across the globe to determine which offer the best and worst options for the eco-conscious worker.

Partnership aims to deploy shared transportation programmes around the world

Partnership aims to deploy shared transportation programmes around the world

Through a strategic alliance, Ride On and Enzen aim to deliver urban mobility solutions to help transition people away from the use of private vehicles to more sustainable forms of transport like e-bikes.

Manchester to roll out electric refuse collection vehicles

Manchester to roll out electric refuse collection vehicles

The city council is aiming to halve its direct carbon emissions by 2025 as part of a wider drive to make Manchester zero carbon by 2038 at the latest in response to the climate change emergency.

IDC reveals Asia-Pacific 2020 smart city award winners

IDC reveals Asia-Pacific 2020 smart city award winners

Nineteen smart city projects across the region have been recognised in the sixth annual awards programme, which were announced in a virtual event this year.

Columbus exceeds electric vehicle adoption target

Columbus exceeds electric vehicle adoption target

In 2016, Columbus set a goal to increase electric vehicle adoption to 3,200 vehicles by March 2020 to help speed the city’s transition to an electrified, low-emissions transportation system.

Liverpool announces £450,000 project to help reimagine outdoor spaces

Liverpool announces £450,000 project to help reimagine outdoor spaces

The fund will be used to help local independent businesses redesign outdoor spaces and turn them into seating areas to make up for the internal space they are losing as a result of social distancing.

How the holistic approach is central to the Covid-19 recovery

How the holistic approach is central to the Covid-19 recovery

SmartCitiesWorld talks to Lauren Sorkin, acting executive director of the Global Resilient Cities Network, on how cities can rebuild post Covid-19.

Downtown Miami used for eco-friendly cargo bike pilot

Downtown Miami used for eco-friendly cargo bike pilot

DHL Express and Reef Technology are partnering to trial the use of low-power, electric-assist e-cargo cycles for deliveries across the city to help reduce congestion.

Where are the greenest cities in Europe?

Where are the greenest cities in Europe?

Nine cities make the shortlist for the European Green Capital and Green Leaf Awards, which recognise those cities that are making urban environments better and healthier places to live.

Call for global start-ups to help increase urban resiliency

Call for global start-ups to help increase urban resiliency

QBE AcceliCity programme will recognise and support innovators which leverage smart city solutions that help cities manage and respond to physical, economic and social risk.