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Index reveals the importance of digital progress in times of crisis
22 Jun 2020
The Digital Economy and Society Index monitors Europe’s overall digital performance and tracks the progress of EU countries with respect to their digital competitiveness.
City of Lahti launches personal carbon trading scheme
15 Jun 2020
The free mobile CitiCap app automatically tracks a means of transport used and allows citizens in the Finnish city to benefit from reducing their own mobility emissions.
Tampere draws up urban tree policy
04 May 2020
The guidelines are based on several of the Finnish city’s strategic goals, programmes, policies and operating models, including its aim to be carbon neutral by 2030.
Finnish cities collaborate on circular economy operating model
02 Apr 2020
Tampere, Espoo and Turku aim to create a model where cities, businesses, research organisations and citizens can develop neighbourhoods in line with circular economy principles.
Helsinki lays down €1m global challenge for sustainable heating solutions
05 Mar 2020
The Finnish capital is inviting innovators to come up with "game-changing" ideas for the future of urban heating which can be implemented in Helsinki but shared around the world.
Helsinki invites 'speedy experiments' to help clean up Baltic Sea
24 Feb 2020
Companies, start-ups and research groups are invited to submit ideas that prevent plastic waste in the Helsinki area to support the Baltic Sea Challenge.
Zero pedestrian fatalities in Helsinki traffic in 2019
04 Feb 2020
The Finnish capital has improved traffic safety in the city through a range of measures including increased traffic control and reducing speed limits.
Tampere launches carbon footprint calculator
15 Jan 2020
The calculator aims to allow users to find a route and check how much their carbon footprint would be affected by using public transport, cycling or walking, compared to driving.
21 European cities selected for Bloomberg 'high impact' digital services programme
14 Jan 2020
The Bloomberg Philanthropies initiative aims to help the cities deliver "high impact" digital services and share lessons learned with the rest of the world.
Helsinki launches three new projects to 'rethink urban housing'
18 Dec 2019
The city is launching three new projects within the Re-thinking Urban Housing programme which seeks to improve the quality and appeal of flats as housing through customised solutions.
What role will ride-sharing play in the post-Covid-19 era?
James Cox, CEO of MIT-born start-up Routable AI, talks to SmartCitiesWorld about future trends in the sector following the impact of the global pandemic.
03 Aug 2020
Taking a security-first approach to smart cities
30 Jul 2020
With AI, Yanbu has become smarter and safer
27 Jul 2020
Fibre can transform society but only if governments are prepared to give a helping hand
26 Jul 2020
WEBINAR: The million sensors you didn’t know you already have. The unexpected value of a city’s fibre revealed
20 Jul 2020
White Paper: Smart Buildings and Carbon Neutrality: a race against time
15 Jul 2020
Buildings are getting smarter: are they also getting healthier?
15 Sep 2020
2020 Wellbeing Cities Forum
04 Nov 2020
IoT Tech Expo North America 2020 - Santa Clara Convention Center, CA
09 Nov 2020
Plastic Free World Conference & Expo
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