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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 in the Philippines, and you’re certain to spot a sari-sari store. Editors note: This article first appeared in Citiscope.org and is reprinted with permission. Citiscope.org as an independent, nonprofit media startup, focused on finding innovations in cities around the world and …

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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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Fight not Flight: Lessons from Detroit

Several of the speakers at the recent Meeting of the Minds in Detroit – including Mayor Bill Peduto of Pittsburgh, …

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Meeting of the Minds 2014 Final Report & Infographic

The Meeting of the Minds 2014 Final Report is now available. Download your PDF copy here: The final report includes …

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What Do We Need to Build Sustainable Cities?

Every so often, I find it important to reset and to re-envision what a successful future looks like. This article …

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A New Chapter is Opening for Smart Cities

Over the course of Meeting of the Minds 2014 in Detroit, my fellow attendees and I heard from a number …

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A Look Back at Meeting of the Minds Workshop Tour #3: How Future Mobility Solutions Can Co-Exist: The Complete Street of 2030

The workshop’s welcome briefing from NextEnergy’s President – Jean Redfield – laid out a clear message for this workshop tour: …

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