Rapid urbanization presents an especially notable challenge for impact investors and policymakers -- but also a unique opportunity to coordinate efforts. This blog from Katie Grace provides an excellent overview of recent developments and news... In China, the city of Guangzhou has introduced a license plate auction and lottery system in an attempt to drastically cut down on the number of new cars in the city... In Mannheim, Germany, specialized zoning plans, are being introduced to combat the "heat island" effect.
Article Excerpt: A few months ago, IRI wrote about their research on sustainable cities, public policy and impact investing. This is a few brief notes on recent events and stories related to IRI's work.