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A Look at 15-Minute Cities

February 23, 2024 / Comments Off on A Look at 15-Minute Cities

Coined by Carlos Moreno, an associate professor at the Sorbonne Business School in Paris, the concept of 15-minute cities became popularized in 2019 after Anne Hidalgo, Paris’s mayor, adopted it as policy. It was first introduced at the United Nations COP21 summit in 2015, when the Paris Agreement was adopted.   The idea recognizes that cities […]

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10 for 10: Transportation and Infrastructure

February 3, 2023 / Comments Off on 10 for 10: Transportation and Infrastructure

This year, to celebrate our 10th anniversary, we’re going to highlight ten big projects from each practice area on a regular basis, and we’re starting strong with transportation and infrastructure. Community and events may connect people emotionally, but infrastructure connects us physically. It shapes how and when we travel, how long it takes, and how […]

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What is Ahead for Cities in 2023?

January 27, 2023 / Comments Off on What is Ahead for Cities in 2023?

The beginning of the year always brings about fresh new goals, opportunities, and a renewed perspective and evaluation of the prior year’s objectives. As technology continues to evolve, so do our expectations of how these changes are going to manifest in the new year. Here at Econsult Solutions and ESI Center for Future Cities, we […]

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KPMG 2020 Autonomous Vehicles Readiness Index

July 13, 2020 / Comments Off on KPMG 2020 Autonomous Vehicles Readiness Index

Through Econsult Solutions’ thought leadership joint venture, ESI ThoughtLab, our team supported KPMG in developing The Autonomous Vehicles Readiness Index (AVRI),  a tool to help measure the level of preparedness for autonomous vehicles across 30 countries and jurisdictions. It is a composite index that combines 28 individual measures from a range of sources into a single […]

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The Future of Autonomous Vehicles: Thoughts from the U.S. & China

May 31, 2019 / Comments Off on The Future of Autonomous Vehicles: Thoughts from the U.S. & China

We asked our experts at ESI and our think tank partners at ANBOUND, located in Beijing, China, to give their thoughts on the future of technology from both a US and Chinese perspective. They focused on four major topics: smart cities, jobs of the future, autonomous vehicles, and tourism-related apps. Look out for a blog post […]

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KPMG 2019 Autonomous Vehicles Readiness Index

April 9, 2019 / Comments Off on KPMG 2019 Autonomous Vehicles Readiness Index

Through the firm’s thought leadership joint venture, ESI ThoughtLab, Econsult Solutions supported KPMG in updating update the Autonomous Vehicles Readiness Index (AVRI), a tool to measure the level of preparedness for autonomous vehicles across nations. Since the first AVRI was published in January 2018, there has been a huge acceleration in investment in autonomous vehicle technology, policy […]

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