Technology and SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities, Communities
Interviews, Articles and Technologies Related to the UN SDGs

Technology and SDG 11 – Sustainable Cities, Communities

Introduction and definition of SDG 11:

With an increasing percentage of the global population living in urban and city environments, sustainable, safe and inclusive settlements and cities are a priority.
SDG 11 address safe, affordable housing as well as the protection fo natural and cultural heritage.
Like many of the SDGs, this one sits alongside many others. By way of example, air pollution in cities causes millions of premature deaths a year, and is also a component of SDG 3 (Good Health). Target 11.6 looks specifically at air quality and maniple waste.

Reducing 20% of 20%, Carbon Re - reducing cement carbon emisssions

Reducing 20% of 20%, Carbon Re

SDGs: 9,11,13
Carbon Re close £4.2m funding round to reduce global cement production emissions by 20%.
7 Articles: What is a digital carbon footprint? - what is a digital carbon footprint

7 Articles: What is a digital carbon footprint?

SDGs: 7,9,11,12,13
In collaboration with the Open University I am pleased to announce the availability of the 7 articles exploring what is a digital carbon footprint and what we can do about them.
Podcast – Making Things Work Podcast -

Podcast – Making Things Work Podcast

SDGs: 6,8,11,13
Scott Features on the Making Things Work Podcast. Check out the recent #podcast with #BMLDigital where we talk about how to build #sustainability into organisations.
How to make your business more sustainable in 3 steps. - How to make your business more sustainable

How to make your business more sustainable in 3 steps.

SDGs: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17
How to make your business more sustainable in 3 steps: How you can build automated micro-impacts into your operations to become a more sustainable business.
AI Flexes Flax into Circular Bridges -

AI Flexes Flax into Circular Bridges

SDGs: 9,11,12,13,17
AI Flexes Flax into Circular Bridges. AI, optic fibres, bio-resin, flax combine to create a unique construction worthy of award in Circular Economy circles.
Cooling off 22% of our Energy Use - load shifting,decarbonise

Cooling off 22% of our Energy Use

SDGs: 7,9,11,12
This impact tech leader interview looks at how how smart sensors in the home is helping decarbonise households with energy load shifting.
The Role of Tech in Achieving the SDGs - The Role of Tech in Achieving the SDGs

The Role of Tech in Achieving the SDGs

SDGs: 3,7,8,9,11,12,13
In this novel panel discussion format, I ask 3 purpose-driven tech leaders to answer 3 questions on the role of tech in achieving the SDGs.
The Future of Electric Vehicle Car Rental, COP26 - the future of electric vehicle car rental,cop26

The Future of Electric Vehicle Car Rental, COP26

SDGs: 3,7,9,11,13
Just a moment, what is the future of EV car rental? Where to rent an EV at COP26.
Building a Sustainable Business - building a sustainable business

Building a Sustainable Business

SDGs: 7,8,9,11,12,13
In this interview I speak with Tom Greenwood, MD of Wholegrain Digital, about his journey towards building a sustainable business and BCorp certification.
Urbanisation after COVID, will we all live in cities? - will we all live in cities

Urbanisation after COVID, will we all live in cities?

SDGs: 7,11,12,13
There was a lot of talk both how we’d all live in cities, but is that still true post-pandemic? Take my quick survey – plus other tech with purpose news

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Click on each of the goals below to discover articles, insights and interviews related to each of the SDGs.
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