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Resilient San Francisco Strategy
San Francisco, United States

Resilient San Francisco Strategy

The city of San Francisco has developed a resilience strategy that will increase the city's capacity to be better prepared and recover more rapidly from natural disasters and climate change events.

GOONJ
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New Delhi, India

GOONJ

GOONJ is an NGO working on issues of urban waste and social distribution. It believes in utilizing vast quantities of untapped old and waste material in middle class households and re-using it to create second-hand products.

Co-operative Glasgow
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Glasgow, United Kingdom

Co-operative Glasgow

The City of Glasgow is identifying effective and sustainable ways of addressing economic and social challenges by supporting cooperatives and social enterprises and devolving power to residents.

Youth Lead the Change: Participatory Budgeting Boston
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Boston, United States

Youth Lead the Change: Participatory Budgeting ...

Through this participatory budgeting program, youth had the opportunity to collect ideas for capital projects, distill those ideas into concrete proposals, hold a city-wide vote to determine which projects get funded, and directly determine how $1 million is spent to improve Boston for everyone.

FastFWD: bringing innovation to government procurement
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Philadelphia, United States

FastFWD: bringing innovation to government proc...

Philadelphia’s FastFWD program provides a path for creative entrepreneurs to partner with government in tackling urban issues affecting the city.

SmartData Platform: solving problems before they start
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Chicago, United States

SmartData Platform: solving problems before the...

The SmartData Platform is an open source predictive analytics tool that enables data-driven decision making to ensure city operations are smarter and more efficient.

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.