Policy frameworks and tools

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

Thu, 2016-09-22 11:30 -- SCC Staff

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

Fri, 2016-01-29 14:05 -- SCC Staff
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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.

Shaping Sustainable Smart Cities in India

Fri, 2015-09-18 03:34 -- SCC India Staff

A smart city is efficient, connected, sustainable over a long-term, self-contained, self-supporting and aesthetic. With five decaded of experience of developing cities, Egis envisages the role of the ICT network as an integrator of the essentials that cities in India are made of. Read on to find out what are the key attributes of sustainable Smart City according to Egis.

Smart Cities Open Data Guide

Mon, 2015-08-24 11:40 -- SCC Staff
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Ready to start down the open data path but not sure where to begin? The Smart Cities Open Data Guide is a collection of lessons learned and best practices from cities that blazed the open data trail. It offers resources and expert guidance for city leaders and staff to get started on their own open data initiatives.

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