It is estimated that over 50% of the world’s population now lives in cities and urban areas. These large communities provide both challenges and opportunities for managers and developers, and there are distinct advantages to further defining and working towards the sustainable development/management goals.
Contrary to common belief, urban systems can be more sustainable than rural or suburban living in many ways. With people and resources located so close to one another it is possible to save energy and resources on things such as food, transportation, and mass transit systems.
Many industries, municipalities, and businesses are adopting new environmental and sustainability policies/practices and this portal of Gaia ReGenesis features cutting edge innovations, products, services, and practices that will help decision makers to choose appropriate economical solutions for their goals.