Thursday 23 June 2016

If urban residents are to get the services they require in the future, there will be a need to adopt 'smart city' practices.


With this infographic we highlight the latest trends in smart cities, and the key issues surrounding their development in the US.

Latest trends in smart cities | Source: L'Atelier


"Smart cities are a necessity in a finite world with a growing, increasingly urbanised population.  They have the potential to revolutionise every aspect of daily life, including transport, food, housing, healthcare and education.  In doing so, they will seek to decouple growth and well-being from greenhouse gas emissions.  At their nexus will be the internet of things and the multiple business opportunities it offers, from smart thermostats to intelligent traffic control. Visionary investors will provide capital for the new world economy, allowing people to enjoy many of its potential benefits."
Hervé Duteil - Managing Director & CSR Regional Coordinator for BNP Paribas North America


L'Atelier
L'Atelier has been BNP Paribas Group's technology and innovation tracking unit for more than 35 years. With offices in Paris, San Francisco & Shanghai, its prospective vision and extensive experience in understanding the digital economy, L'Atelier BNP Paribas is strategically placed to help the BNP Paribas Group and its clients enable their digital transformation.


 

Rate this article :
125
35
1
35
0
 
 

Give us your feedback

Please validate CAPTCHA.

RELATED ARTICLES
30-000-feet-and-rising-sustainable-corporate-treasury-hits-the-skies

BNP Paribas and JetBlue have taken off on a sustainability journey that highlights how businesses across all industries can embed ESG design into their corporate treasury investment operations.

using-finance-to-help-power-coffee-farmers-out-of-poverty-nkg-bloom
Thousands of coffee farmers live in poverty. But Neumann Gruppe's $25m sustainable sourcing loan seeks...
Thousands of coffee farmers live in poverty. But Neumann Gruppe's $25m sustainable sourcing loan seeks to deploy the power...
blockchain-is-more-than-just-numbers-for-these-small-farmers
In the journey from farm to fork, opacity in supply chains can mean crippling costs for smallholder farmers...
In the journey from farm to fork, opacity in supply chains can mean crippling costs for smallholder farmers...
deutsche-borse-a-stock-exchange-with-a-sustainability-mission
How is the German stock exchange involved in the "future-proofing" of capital markets?...
How is the German stock exchange involved in the "future-proofing" of capital markets? How does it set the example on sustainability...
the-next-generation-of-fx-algos-pushing-the-limits-of-digital-trading
Asif Razaq, Global Head of FX Automated Client Execution, talks to FX Algo News about BNP Paribas' 4th...
Asif Razaq, Global Head of FX Automated Client Execution, talks to FX Algo News about BNP Paribas' 4th generation algo suite...
close
{POPUP_CONTENT}