• Urbanization is a non-ending phenomenon.
  • Today, 54% of people worldwide live in cities, a proportion that’s expected to reach 66% by 2050.
  • With the overall population growth, urbanization will add another 2.5 billion people to cities over the next three decades.
  • Environmental, social, and economic sustainability is a must to keep pace with this rapid expansion taxing our cities’ resources.
  • One hundred ninety-three countries agreed upon the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agenda in September 2015 at the United Nations.
  • But we all know how centralized decisions and actions can take time, and the clock is ticking.
  • The good news?
  • Citizens and local authorities are certainly more agile to launch swift initiatives, and smart city technology is paramount to success and meeting these goals.

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