Nearly half the population currently lives in an urban environment, creating challenges for cities and communities as well as numerous opportunities for the private sector. Housing, ecology, pollution, air and water quality are among the many issues that make the implementation of innovative solutions essential.

Solutions include
Resource-efficient urban planning • Water, energy, soil, materials • Water efficiency • Energy efficiency • Densification/Compactness • Sustainable management of urban ecosystems • Efficient public lighting • Data management • Multimodal IT systems • IoT • Smart grids (transport, energy, water, telecoms & information) • Eco-building, eco-renovation and eco-exploitation of public buildings • Positive energy territories…