Author: Susana Arellano


Baltimore and Turin Consolidating Exchange of Innovative Business Solutions for Social Impact

Baltimore City, through the Baltimore Development Corporation, has entered into a formal partnership with the City of Turin through the Torino City Lab to promote social innovation in both cities. The goal is to reinforce cooperation channels among Turin and Baltimore to cross-fertilize its local innovation ecosystems and favor the acceleration/growth of innovative businesses operating in the field of smart cities...

San Diego & Strasbourg, France

Sustainable urban mobility, activation of public spaces & social inclusion CITY-TO-CITY COOPERATION RESULTS “The success of this [partnership] is that it opened our minds.” – MIKE HANSEN, CITY OF SAN DIEGO Activation of Public Spaces Strasbourg and San Diego recognize the importance of redefining public outdoor spaces to integrate mobility and sports, promote a healthy lifestyle, and provide greater access...

Ottawa & Malmö, Sweden

Reducing GHG emissions; Retrofitting buildings; Models of inclusiveness in revitalization districts; One Planet living CITY-TO-CITY COOPERATION RESULTS Inclusive Economic Development The City of Malmö was interested in learning from Ottawa’s engagement approaches, how Ottawa engages with new Canadians (immigrants & refugees) as well as how the business community partners with community actors in low income neighbourhoods for the benefit of...