Exploration of next generation urban leadership
Behind the initiative are Gehl Architects, Leaderlab, Ramboll, the City of Copenhagen, and the EU organisation Climate-KIC. A group of organisations concerned with the challenge of how cities, civil society and private companies through collaboration, co-creation and collective impact partnerships can accelerate more liveable cities around the world.One of these experts is Ramboll Management Consulting’s Executive Director, Henrik Seiding. He will be presenting a tool for capturing and rating the many aspect of a liveable city. He says:
Cities are driving the economy, but are facing grand challenges like population growth, shifting demographics, obesity, air pollution, resource scarcity and changing climate. The City of Copenhagen has a long track record for both being a liveable city with focus on quality of everyday life and having ambitious goals for emission reduction and climate adaptation. But even Copenhagen is faced with challenges, where no ready-made solutions are possible.
- Copenhagen is by many known for our integrated planning and efforts to combat climate change. But going forward we need to find new ways to engage city stakeholder in cross-sector innovation and partnerships that will drive an even more living, diverse and responsible city, says Brian Hansen, Head of Department, City Strategies in the City of Copenhagen.