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Urban Innovator of the Week: Eric Avner

Eric Avner has managed the community development programs for the Cincinnati-based Haile Foundation since 2008. During that time, he says, the Haile Foundation did “the normal foundation things” – funding philanthropic programs, as foundations do. But then they started looking at grants a little differently. “We started asking ourselves a few questions in light of the changing world of philanthropy beyond …

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Mayors Leading on Creating Sustainable, Connected Cities

Cities are the places where we live and interact. We expect our city leaders to keep them healthy, safe and …

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Coal-Free and Nuke-Free California

California will soon be coal-free and its last nuclear plant will be replaced with renewables. It is true that grid …

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The Case for Basic Income

These days, advances in technology are allowing us to do new and amazing things. But these advances can come with …

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With what3words, everyone on the planet finally has an address

By Flavie Halais Even in those cities where streets have names and buildings have numbers on them, addressing systems have …

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IoValue in the City

A new community-based initiative is building best practice positions on IoT deployment in urban environments. Animated by the notion that …

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Urban Innovator of the Week: Carlo “Khali” Sweeney

This profile was originally published by Urban Innovation Exchange in partnership with Meeting of the Minds and Kresge Foundation. For …

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Partnerships, Data, and Technology are the Future of Sustainable Cities

Washington, D.C. has an ambitious goal to become the healthiest, greenest, and most livable city in the United States by …

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Interview with Xumei Chen: Sustainable Urban Transport in China

This interview series is made possible by the Volvo Research and Educational Foundations. Each month we feature a leading thinker …

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