Policy and leadership

NYC's Blueprint for Energy Efficiency: a big, bold plan to cut pollution

Thu, 2018-08-16 16:45 -- Doug Peeples

New York City has already done a lot to reduce pollution, but more needs to be done to ensure a sustainable, livable future. A new plan focusing on large building energy efficiency is intended to achieve that goal. Sure. It's a big city plan, but it contains tools cities of any size should be able to use.

Smart cities standards update: more ways for cities to measure their performance

Wed, 2018-08-08 10:54 -- Doug Peeples

The first set of standards for smart cities was published to give cities a consistent way to measure their performance, share data and learn from each other as they planned and developed smart city projects. Now, an updated standard provides even more ways for cities to measure how well they're meeting their commitments to sustainable, resilient urban environments.

SCCANZ in action: And like that, it's been two years

Wed, 2018-08-08 10:47 -- Adam Beck

The Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand has experienced two years of steady growth and accomplishment. And there's much more to come. Read on to learn how the Council is continuing its mission: guiding cities to successful smart city project completion — and the new approaches we're adding to help ensure that success.