17 February 2020

How can social entrepreneurs save the future of cities?

17 February 2020

More than half of the world’s ever-increasing population lives in urban areas, with that number growing by the day. According to the United Nations, we expect that by 2050 nearly 70% of people will live in cities, impacting our food supply, transportation and sanitation systems, how and where we work, learn, and sleep – just about everything will be affected by increased urbanisation.

How can cities absorb this influx of people without developing new and more efficient ways of building, transporting, and consuming resources?

Without significant disruption across urban infrastructure, the cities of the future will struggle to keep up, much less make progress toward things like mitigating climate change or providing quality education to every student.

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