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C40 Cities unites global mayors and youth to tackle the climate emergency

C40 Cities unites global mayors and youth to tackle the climate emergency

Recognising that the climate crisis demands new kinds of partnerships and ideas, the Global Youth and Mayors Forum is designed to ensure that all voices are represented in global decision-making. 

Energy players 'positive' about sustainable tech adoption by industrial sector

Energy players 'positive' about sustainable tech adoption by industrial sector

Research carried out by EIT InnoEnergy also found that customer readiness for new technology and access to partnering organisations for R&D areas requires more action.

Zipp Mobility appoints US e-scooter executive

Zipp Mobility appoints US e-scooter executive

The company’s e-scooter model has recently been approved by the UK Department for Transport for use in shared e-scooter trials, in co-operation with local councils, across the UK.

Government-to-university network expands in the US

Government-to-university network expands in the US

The Volcker Alliance’s initiative aims to connect governments’ hiring and research needs with local university capacity and is expanding into Chicago and North Carolina.

Dubai launches smart city professional diploma

Dubai launches smart city professional diploma

It is designed to introduce smart city specialists to best practices to improve the design and quality of digital services and help create new ones to drive Dubai’s digital transformation.

Climate and sustainability masters programme gets the green light

Climate and sustainability masters programme gets the green light

The programme is aimed at both existing urban professionals, as well as those with multi-disciplinary environmental backgrounds and will create professional pathways in urban climate change leadership.

Singapore continues its drive to build a pool of smart city innovators

Singapore continues its drive to build a pool of smart city innovators

The number of applications to the Smart Nation Scholarship scheme increased again this year with awardees undergoing rigorous training and taking on key roles in national projects.

Former Philadelphia mayor joins the board of Rubicon

Former Philadelphia mayor joins the board of Rubicon

Michael Nutter is expanding his role with the smart waste and recycling company after partnering with RubiconSmartCity in his capacity as an advisory board member for two years.

SmartCitiesWorld launches new people and skills content hub

SmartCitiesWorld launches new people and skills content hub

It will explore the latest news, trends, analysis and people moves inside the industry and in the coming months feature job vacancies and employer profiles.

How smart is your office?

How smart is your office?

Smart Cities World and Signify are undertaking a survey to find out more about the technology being used to make offices and workplaces more intelligent.