New Urban Indicators

The World Council on City Data (WCCD) has pioneered the first international standard for sustainable cities, ISO 37120. Find out more.

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Meeting of the Minds Detroit

View the 2014 Final Report, featuring a recap of #motm2014 in Detroit and much more.

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The Annual 2014

Read the 2014 version of our annual magazine, featuring the best blog posts from the past year.

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Video Archives

View archives of Meeting of the Minds talks from #motm2014.

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What is Meeting of the Minds?

Meeting of the Minds is a global knowledge sharing platform based in San Francisco, CA. Find out more.

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Meeting of the Minds 2015

Meeting of the Minds 2015

The next Meeting of the Minds leadership summit will convene at the Craneway Pavilion in Richmond, California from October 20-22, 2015. More info...

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Recent Talks

Welcome to Meeting of the Minds 2014

Welcome and context-setting by Gordon Feller, Director, Cisco & Board Co-President, Meeting of the Minds

Leading from Local Circumstance: Lessons from Detroit

An examination of the principles and strategies underpinning Detroit's new blueprint for civic change offers lessons for many other cities in transition.

A Global Challenge: How Do We Make the Right Decisions?

What steps can we take to improve resource efficiency, and can these be combined with liveability? How do the decisions we make today affect how we will live in the future?

Recent Blog Posts

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How Hapinoy helps small stores earn bigger profits

by Anna Valmero MANILA, Philippines — Walk down any busy street here, or in practically any city, town or village …

Neighborhood Aerial

Community Microgrids: Envisioning the Grid of the Future

Community microgrids (CMGs) are getting more press these days as people recognize that they may provide an alternative to the …

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Two forward leaps in how cities measure greenhouse-gas emissions

By Christopher Swope By now, big-city pledges to cut greenhouse-gas emissions have a familiar ring to them. Seoul says it …

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Five Reasons to be Optimistic About Sustainable Urban Mobility

According to the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects, cities will add over 2.5 billion people in the next 40 years, …

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