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Top takeaways from the SmartCitiesWorld Climate Action Summit 2024

Discover key insights from the SmartCitiesWorld 2024 Cities Climate Action Summit, showcasing how cities drive climate action and economic growth. Learn about leadership, innovative solutions, and investment in sustainable development for a resilient future. This briefing highlights the vital role of cities and local government in combatting climate challenges globally.

England & Wales, Global Briefing

5 Key insights from our Global Local Executive Panel on sustainable housing

Our recent Global Local Executive Panel on sustainable & affordable housing emphasized the importance of innovative financing, community engagement, regional nuances, strong leadership, and cross-border collaboration in creating sustainable, inclusive communities worldwide.

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Reflections from the inaugural National Regional Housing Summit

Earlier this year, the Regional Australia Institute hosted the inaugural National Regional Housing Summit, which called for increased awareness of the unique housing crisis facing Australia’s regional, rural and remote communities. This briefing examines the three key policy recommendations explored at the Summit.

Australia Briefing
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Climate action during a permacrisis – Insights from Chief Executives

This briefing summarises our recent LGIU & VLGA Global Local Executive Panel, where senior decision-makers in local government from around the world discussed how local government can approach climate action while in permacrisis.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Briefing
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Can we meet infill housing targets and deliver good design?

LGIU Australia, in partnership with SGS Economics and Planning, recently hosted a local government roundtable to discuss the challenge of meeting the Victorian State government target of 70% of all new housing in established areas. This briefing outlines the propositions raised and discussions that occurred at the event.

Australia Briefing
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Finding long-term financial sustainability

This briefing summarises our recent LGIU & VLGA Global Local Executive Panel, interrogates the topic of financial sustainability in local governments, and offers key insights into how council Chief Executives in the UK, Ireland and Australia face the growing challenge of sustainable local government finance.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Briefing
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Economic opportunities from climate action conference: local authorities supporting enterprise in Ireland

A recent virtual conference, organised by the CCMA, aimed to share best practice and research undertaken by Irish local government on the subject of enabling economic opportunities through climate action. This briefing provides coverage of the conference, outlining some of the research and examples showcased by the event and drawing out key themes.

Ireland Briefing