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India’s Smart Cities Challenge: 100 Locales To Be Chosen

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently announced the India Smart Cities Challenge, a competition designed to inspire and support municipal officials as they develop smart proposals to improve residents’ lives. Ultimately, 100 cities will compete for government funding through program that is being conducted in partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Knowledge Partner to the Ministry of Urban Development. The public can... [...]

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Business Facilities LiveXchange News: Speakers Announced

Corporate executives will learn relocation and expansion strategies from industry leaders at Business Facilities... [...]


Edgar T. Coene, Group C Founder And Chairman, Dies At 83

Coene, a publishing entrepreneur whose 50-year career embraced innovation and public service, passed away on September 17,... [...]

FRIDAY FUNNY: Vive La France?

Nothing says family fun like starvation, frozen tundras, and extreme egomania,... [...]

NFL Star Eddie George Briefs Congress on Creating Healthy Communities

George, along with other key officials, made the case why investment in parks spurs economic growth, helps combat childhood obesity, and offers a myriad of environmental benefits.... [...]

Sears Tower Going Greener

The project will result in energy savings and reduced CO2 emissions to the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, cutting base building electricity use by up to 80% (by way of a combination of energy savings and... [...]

City of Houston Deploys New Brownfield Inventory System

The City of Houston has deployed a customized brownfield inventory system to make its efforts to remediate and redevelop environmentally contaminated properties more... [...]