Urban Development

WEF Puts Focus on Cities with Public-Private Collaborations at Global Summit

The World Economic Forum today announced a series of new partnerships and events aimed at mobilizing support for more sustainable and inclusive cities. This...

Guterres promotes ‘enormous’ benefits of greener cities

For the UN Secretary-General, the benefits of making cities more environmentally friendly are “enormous”, and include reduced climate risk, more jobs, and better health and well-being.  “City leadership in using green materials and constructing energy-efficient,...

City Climate Finance Gap Fund completes first year of operation

The City Climate Finance Gap Fund (the Gap Fund) has approved technical assistance for 33 cities across the developing world since its operational launch...

WEF Launches Toolbox of Solutions to Accelerate Decarbonization in Cities

With the percentage of people living in cities projected to rise to 68% by 2050, resulting in high energy consumption, greater infrastructure needs and,...

As cities fill tech gaps, power of smart cities unleashes

Governing Smart Cities, a report released today by the World Economic Forum, provides a benchmark for the ethical and responsible use of smart city...

New Report Shows Shape of Urban Growth Underpins Livability and Sustainable Growth

A first-of-its-kind World Bank analysis, of the shape and growth of nearly 10,000 cities between 1990 and 2015, finds that the most successful urban areas are...

First international online forum Smart Cities Moscow

The first international online forum Smart Cities Moscow ended in Moscow. 86 speakers from Russia, China, Switzerland, Canada, Spain, the United States, Sweden, and...

How Cities Can Take Action to Drive the Energy Transition

The dominance of fossil fuels in the urban energy supply puts cities on the frontline of climate change. Cities account for about 75% of...

Improve Quality of Life, Economic Opportunities in Cities to Build Sustainable Future

Improving quality of life, and social and economic opportunities in Asia’s fast-growing cities are instrumental in fulfilling their potential as engines of economic prosperity...

Suraj Morajkar – A celebrity home builder in Goa

Suraj Morajkar has worked with almost all celebrities who have homes in Goa. He has also worked on key projects in Goa like The...

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