Zurich will be presented as a model for the decarbonization of cities


The 2000-Watt Smart Cities Association, software modeling specialist Actual and the Peace Innovation Institute in The Hague, have announced a partnership to work with cities around the world and help them accelerate their transition to decarbonization.

The plan is to unveil a first case study in early 2022, which will serve as a model for cities around the world in conjunction with the use of Actual’s modeling platform.

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According to the 2000-Watt Smart Cities Association, building on the 2000-Watt Society of ETH Zurich public research university and its certification in Switzerland of 40 sites, presents a framework for 2000-Watt Smart Cities around the world.

GreenCity Zurich, designed by association president Andreas Binkert, is an excellent example of the world’s first low-carbon greenfield district.

Meanwhile, the Actual platform aims to empower leaders from all sectors to act on their ESG (environmental, social and governance) goals and chart the course for real change through a toolkit. digital “first of its kind”.

“Millions of people move to cities every month, and Actual’s work is essential to show real impact to make better investments now”

“The 2000-Watt Smart Cities Association seeks to present the low-carbon framework of GreenCity Zurich as a model to inspire other cities around the world,” said Andreas Binkert, President of 2000-Watt Smart Cities Association.

“We are delighted to begin working with Actual and the Peace Innovation Institute to fulfill this mission and demonstrate that there is a course of action at hand for cities looking to accelerate their transition to decarbonization. “

The Peace Innovation Institute in The Hague, through a collaboration between the Peace Innovation Lab at Stanford and the city of The Hague, sits at the intersection of behavioral design, technology, innovation and business. The institute specializes in creating a culture of innovation and educational collaboration across borders.


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