Creating scalable, sustainable solutions to improve the quality of urban life.
By 2030, the world is projected to have reached 8.5 billion inhabitants with 41 mega-cities containing 10 million inhabitants or more.
The #Shape2030 campaign is asking organisations to share business models for smart city development which will strike a balance between public good for the citizens and economic benefit for the private sector. An emphasis must be placed on innovative, sustainable technologies that will help create new opportunities for companies and investors and open up new avenues of investment – through sustainable financing – as projects are rolled out.
In this critical moment in urban history, how do we envision the far-out futures of our cities?