Policy frameworks and tools

What policies can unleash the benefits of smart cities while safeguarding citizen privacy and other rights? This section covers policy ideas and innovations from around the world.

Executive Summary: Smart Infrastructure Unlocks Equity and Prosperity for Our Cities and Towns

As the U.S. election season focuses attention on national priorities, the Smart Cities Council has released a policy brief detailing how smart infrastructure investments in our cities and towns will create jobs and promote greater prosperity for all. Click to read the executive summary or download the full report.

Addressing Water Scarcity Through Recycling and Reuse: A Menu for Policymakers

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This policy review, a white paper from Council Lead Partner GE, provides a valuable starting point for governments to evaluate the appropriate mix of policies that will best fit their needs as they work to expand their water recycling and reuse programs. It offers policy options as well as examples from throughout the world.

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