Sustainable Cities and Communities

Arup stakes its smart city claim clearly and concisely

It is estimated that by 2050, cities will be home to 70% of the world’s population. WIth growing populations, diminishing resources and the impact of climate change, city governments are having to do things differently and more smartly.

AT&T earns diversity plaudits for Latino community commitment

Dallas-based AT&T is a company noted for its work in disadvantaged communities, but it is its work empowering disadvantaged Latino neighborhoods that has earned special plaudits.

AT&T's It Can Wait campaign calls out smartphone users

Seven in 10 people admit to engaging in smartphone activities while driving - and that’s not smart. Research from AT&T shows nearly 4 out of 10 smartphone users tap into social media while at the wheel, almost 3 out of 10 surf the net, and 1 out of 10 video chat. More than a quarter of those polled use Facebook while driving.

Axa's Born to Protect provides a hub for better living

You want to stay healthy and safe, right? You want the same for your family, and your employees. And you don’t want your property to be stolen or damaged. Of course, and your insurer wants the same - or it will have to pay out. That's the impetus behind Axa's Born to Protect project.

B&Q connects with community through Streetbank

British hardware retailer B&Q launched its social networking site Streetclub in 2012, as a way to bring neighbors together to connect with each other and feel good about their community.

BASF's Creator Space inspires collaboration, discussion and action

Creator Space is BASF’s collaborative online space where users can join industry experts to share and discuss ways to produce tangible solutions to a range of economic, environmental and societal challenges.

Chicago's Array of Things connects the city for good urban living

The Array of Things is a Chicago-based project that takes its inspiration from the Internet of Things in that it uses a series of sensory devices dotted around the city to collect a variety of information on the local environment.

Cisco opens up the office with Smart Meeting Spaces

Smart Connected Meeting Spaces is an innovative new take on workplace management from Cisco. It uses a building’s Wi-Fi system to give employees remote connectivity to accessing work spaces.

Cisco's smart Seatropolis

Hamburg is Europe’s third biggest port city, handling 10,000 big vessels a year and seemingly working at capacity.

Citi looks to enable society with its Progress Makers

Most great ideas need money behind them, or they remain just ideas instead of a reality. Citi’s Progress Makers program recognizes there are people out there who have ideas that can change the world. They just need a bank that believes in them.