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Rockefeller Foundation pledges $10m to promote inclusive growth in 10 US cities

Rockefeller Foundation pledges $10m to promote inclusive growth in 10 US cities

A new collective will take a “place-based approach” to creating economic equity for low-wage workers through structural and systemic change in 10 locations across the US.

Cardiff Council works with city design specialist on reopening plan

Cardiff Council works with city design specialist on reopening plan

Council leader wants to adopt the same “one-city” approach that has seen the public sector, communities and businesses pull together throughout the pandemic to “build back better”.

Rethinking Christmas, transforming events and a new editor

Rethinking Christmas, transforming events and a new editor

Smart city technology is already showing how key it is to tackling the challenges brought by the Covid-19 pandemic and the sector as a whole will be central to rebuilding and recovery.

MaaS vendors urged to pursue neutral platform approach

MaaS vendors urged to pursue neutral platform approach

Revenue generated by MaaS platforms is forecast to pass $52 billion by 2027, but this growth won’t begin to materialise until 2021 due to coronavirus.

Call for unity to curb “dangerous” 5G coronavirus rumours

Call for unity to curb “dangerous” 5G coronavirus rumours

Experts have called out the dangers of false information relating to 5G and coronavirus.

Plan zero: Milan prepares for the post-pandemic ‘new normal’

Plan zero: Milan prepares for the post-pandemic ‘new normal’

Milan’s Chief Resilience Officer shares how his city is working to address the COVID-19 emergency today, while also looking ahead to what’s next.

Dubai launches 100% Paperless Stamp

Dubai launches 100% Paperless Stamp

The Smart Dubai Government is introducing the award for government entities that have fully implemented the Dubai Paperless Strategy.

From wargames to insurance: Cities urged to revisit resilience strategies amid ransomware “new reality”

From wargames to insurance: Cities urged to revisit resilience strategies amid ransomware “new reality”

A new report from Deloitte addresses whether to pay ransom, cyber-insurance, skills and more.

Women in Mobility Group launches in the UK

Women in Mobility Group launches in the UK

SmartCitiesWorld talks to the founders of the Women in Mobility Group’s London network about why the initiative is necessary and how it plans to boost diversity in the UK transport sector.

The smartest cities on climate: What can we learn?

The smartest cities on climate: What can we learn?

More cities must ramp up their climate ambition and deliver urgent action, fast, says Kyra Appleby, Global Director of Cities, States and Regions at CDP.