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m4guide - mobile multi-modal mobility guide
Berlin, Germany

m4guide - mobile multi-modal mobility guide

m4guide stands for an integrated communication and navigation system by which the user is led continuously from door to door. As a result, the m4guide increases the user's opportunities for mobility in the city.

Smarter Sustainable Dubuque
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Dubuque, United States

Smarter Sustainable Dubuque

Smarter Sustainable Dubuque is a partnership between the City of Dubuque and IBM Research to pilot an integrated, cross-silo initiative for managing resources and reducing carbon emissions.

Providence Talks
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Providence, United States

Providence Talks

Providence Talks is an early childhood program that puts parents at the heart of their child’s cognitive development. It helps disadvantaged children close the achievement gap by increasing parent-child interactions at a critical age.

The Rotterdam Businesscase (De Rotterdamse Zaak)
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Rotterdam, Netherlands

The Rotterdam Businesscase (De Rotterdamse Zaak)

De Rotterdamse Zaak is a work-based learning company in which both students and senior entrepreneurs support and consult entrepreneurs in marginal economic areas to improve their economical independence.

Project Hub Yangon, Myanmar’s first start-up incubator
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar

Project Hub Yangon, Myanmar’s first start-up in...

In 2012 the first incubator and co-working space in Myanmar, initiated by a former World Bank employee with expertise on economic development and innovation for developing countries, opened their doors to a new generation of young, creative and motivated people.

Young Consultants Group of Municipality of Mashhad
Mashhad, Iran

Young Consultants Group of Municipality of Mashhad

Youth Scientific Cooperation in Urban Management to empower Youth in the decision-making process

4°C Cooler – Using green infrastructure to build a climate resilient Melbourne
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Melbourne , Australia

4°C Cooler – Using green infrastructure to buil...

In 2010 the city of Melbourne appointed a new Urban Landscape Team to produce a Green Infrastructure Program to cope with a difficult future climate and maintain its economic prosperity and liveability.

"Prepare before it’s too late": learn to live with earthquakes
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Kocaeli (Province), Turkey

"Prepare before it’s too late": learn to live w...

After the Marmara earthquake in 1999, the City of Kocaeli decided that living with risk cannot be business as usual. The city is using risk mapping to revisit its development priorities. Moreover, the city is engaging the community in innovative public awareness efforts.

Linköping Carbon Neutral 2025
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Linköping, Sweden

Linköping Carbon Neutral 2025

In 2011 the Municipal Council adopted its long-term climate goal to make Linköping a carbon-neutral community by 2025.