Smart city ecosystems – the future of cities starts now.

PwC is committed to providing our clients with rich insights on the dramatic shifts underway in how human beings move around; build, power, and make things; and feed ourselves. It is a broad, bold, strategic perspective that empowers cities of the future to promote prosperity and sustainability. It’s also part of a bigger story of […]

Finalising the Steps Towards the 2030 Agenda

How can forward-thinking urban planning and innovative city living lead the charge towards achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development? Urban areas have a unique opportunity to implement key strategies and collaborative efforts to achieve the goals set for 2030, but how can cities navigate the complex intersection of innovation, inclusivity, and environmental goals effectively? […]

Sustainable by Design: Embracing ‘More is More’

Inclusive sustainability relies on informed design. It’s the art of creating solutions tailored to a specific context, rooted in a thorough understanding of the environment, contexte and local perspectives.

Shifting How We Plan, Build and Renovate Urban Infrastructure

Visionary design will lead cities to a new era of thriving, resource-efficient and future-ready urban environments. By embracing technological advancements, decarbonisation principles and innovative infrastructure strategies, cities are being reshaped for the better. How can greener buildings and infrastructure bring cities to a sustainable reality, and towards a technologically enabled, balanced urban landscape?

Keynote interview with Airbnb Co-Founder Nathan Blecharczyk

Airbnb has transformed the way people live, work, and travel. Now the pandemic is over and travel has returned to Europe, Airbnb wants to help tackle over-tourism and has launched new features to help disperse guests and benefits across Europe. Hear from Nathan Blecharczyk, Airbnb’s co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer, on how the company wants […]

Public-Private Partnerships for Impact-Driven Mobility Innovation

Tackling major global challenges and trends requires careful financial prioritisation and use of resources. Public-private partnerships are an increasingly important model to support critical urban mobility infrastructure and systems. In this discussion, panellists will reflect on the role of these partnerships, and how cities can implement innovative partnership and business models to accelerate the sustainable […]

Emerging City Planet: Shaping the Future of Mobility and Cities

With more than half the world’s population now living in cities, and 75% by 2050, we need to radically rethink how we move around and design our cities. Timothy will explore the key trends and emerging technologies that are shaping the future of urban mobility, deliveries and services in cities. He’ll highlight where we are […]

Cities Fighting to Curb the Climate Emergency

Urban centers are leading the path to secure a more sustainable future through innovative policies, renewable energy adoption, and sustainable urban planning. Despite their efforts, the path towards reducing emissions and building resilient, eco-friendly communities is demanding, requiring the concerted efforts of all city stakeholders. How are cities navigating these challenges to take a stand […]