Google Embraces the Circular Economy

Google Embraces the Circular Economy

Joining a number of large corporations and furthering its own recent efforts, Google is making major preparations for the zero-waste, circular economy. Partnering with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the firm intends to embed principles of the circular economy into all aspects of its operations. Beyond being a good corporate citizen, the approach can pay financial dividends, saving Google money and creating new market opportunities for circular economy solutions.

Innovation By Design – Urban Solutions

Innovation By Design – Urban Solutions

Recognizing the essential roles that cities play in contemporary society, Fast Company includes an Urban Solutions category in its annual Fast Co.Design Innovation By Design Awards. Responding to challenging budgetary situations facing my cities, this year’s winner brings the potential of public-private partnerships to Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) in Florida. Be inspired by the winning entry and a number of other creative and innovative urban solutions here!

50 Ideas for More Creative and Playful Cities

50 Ideas for More Creative and Playful Cities

Part talk series, community forum, brainstorming session, and party, Idea Bombing has been spreading across Australia. Based on two sessions in Melbourne, 50 ideas for creative and playful cities emerged. As one might expect from the description, the ideas are across the board, from the applied to the ridiculous, but in their sum, represent a collective effort to innovate how we interact with our neighbours and cities themselves.