The geopolitical crisis brings back on the table the importance of DECENTRALIZATION

We live interesting times… After almost 3 years of pandemic, during which the entire population of the planet has suffered and acted as one, we are entering a different global crisis. The pandemic and the crisis in Ukraine have brought to light two extremes of the world in which we live. On one hand, it …

UrbanizeHub Believes in People Shaping Cities for the People

UrbanizeHub’s project, People Shaping Cities for The People, concluded this November in Oradea. We are glad to announce that we had 35 speakers coming from sectors such as public administration, NGOs, EU Parliament or business. The aim of People Shaping Cities for the People was to empower the citizens to play a more active role …

Be smart, be one of the first 100 green cities of Europe! The extraordinary opportunity for communities and environment has been launched

The European Commission has launched the call for the cities that aspire to become  the first 100 climate-neutral cities by 2030! Find out the most recent pieces of information and what are the benefits for the pioneering communities that will enlist for the mission. UrbanizeHub had the opportunity of making public the first details of …

Amazon Smart City

  What do smart cities and the biggest online retailer in the world have in common? Innovative cloud solutions, state-of-the-art technology, the Internet of Things and data analytics are just a couple of aspects that make AWS stand out. Amazon Web Services, a subsidiary of the grander giant that is Amazon, has turned its attention …

Urban living labs as key instruments in sustainable city development

Given the impact of urban lifestyles in terms of greenhouse gas emissions and the fact the global urban population is expected to double within the next decades, we need to design and develop sustainable cities both to stay within planetary boundaries and to enable a good life for billions of future urban residents. Today’s sustainability …

UrbanizeHub proposes 10 urban mobility solutions for an incubator in Vienna

Romanian start-ups that promote new ideas for improving the access to transport for European citizens could obtain 20 000 euros in order to launch a prototype of the solution they are working on, access to accelerator in Vienna and access to the ITS European Conference from Lisbon and also at the Demo Day Conference in …

Amsterdam – fewer parking spaces making room for green oasis

Amsterdam transit commissioner Sharon Dijksma announced that the number of people allowed to park in the city center will gradually decrease. At the moment, these people require a permit to access a specific space, but the cost of it will also rise in the near future. The proposed strategy is to reduce this number by 1500 …

The Green Promise to Financing Sustainable Cities: Green Bonds

Sustainalytics has been a key player in the green bond markets worldwide by supporting municipalities, governments and multinational companies accelerate their sustainability agenda and investment ambitions and align them with globally accepted market standards for sustainable development and green finance such as Green Bond Principles, Social Bond Principles, Sustainability Bond Guidelines, and Climate Bonds Initiative. …