Investing In Sustainability: How the Tech Industry Is Changing Our Cities by @Number1AnnaJo

When it comes to efforts at sustainability, cities may not be the first place that comes to mind. Major metropolitan areas often struggle with pollution and overcrowding; many suffer from poor air quality. Some global centers such as Beijing, for example, have such poor air that schools have canceled classes and residents have been instructed to stay inside for certain periods. Still, though some cities struggle to address basic environmental issues, others are breaking the mold to become models of sustainability, often with the support of private enterprise. With financial assistance from tech and finance industry leaders, innovative sustainability projects are appearing in cities across the U.S. Public Projects, Private Benefits Tech and finance giants are known for two things, at least in general finance terms: their wealth and their charitable behavior. For years, we h...

Full article: http://www.sustainablecitiescollective.com/node/1225478

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