Sustainable Cities and Communities

TD Bank makes today matter with CSR campaign

We could probably all come up with an idea to help our community, if we had the money, right? Well, what if a bank gave you the money - say $30,000 - and you got to make that idea a reality today?

Telstra Kids Fund looks to the crowd for worthy causes

Telstra Kids Fund is a program that funds community projects for Australia’s children. Offering AUS $1m each year, the Australian telecoms and media giant invites eligible employees to nominate community projects to receive financial help.

Tom Tom gets city smart with new navigation features

TomTom is perhaps the UK’s most well known satellite navigation device. But with the advent of smarter analytical systems and mobile internet networks, TomTom has an increased range of capabilities.

Unlearn steers Ford towards mobility

It used to be that automakers wanted to talk about the thrill of driving their vehicles and little else. Now though, as they face up to the challenges of climate change emissions, the advent of self-driving cars and ever greater sustainability concerns, automakers are looking to emphasize the larger role they play in society.

Veolia looks to keep Neat Streets in London

A campaign known as ‘Neat Streets’ has had a major impact on littering on one busy London street.

Veolia offers editorial inspiration with #LivingCircular

#LivingCircular is an online resource by French multinational, Veolia, which aims to provide inspiration and to share ideas on sustainable models for future growth. Veolia’s work - in water, waste, energy and transport - faces a range of sustainability challenges, so this platform offers a space to share ideas and highlight some success stories.

W Hotels shares spare office space

The premise of Desks Near Me is to match those in search of a work station with available desk space. This means that companies and individuals can rent their unused work space out or pay for space they need, at an hourly, daily, weekly or even monthly.

Wecyclers offers a locally-sourced solution for tackling Lagos waste

Lagos is a city that suffers from a number of sustainability issues, chief amongst them the overwhelming amount of unmanaged waste.

WikiHouse offers open source architecture and 3D printing construction

WikiHouse is an open-source construction set platform, where users can design or download homes that are then “printed” out and constructed using a minimal level of expertise.

WWF encourages smart urban living with We Love Cities

More than 3.5 billion people live in cities, so they are a major contributor to climate change. That figure is set to double by 2050. However as more and more innovation takes place around envisioning smart, low carbon urban life the potential for truly sustainable city living increases.