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Co-Creating Sustainable Cities

Co-creation is often considered a business term. In reality, it is a method for decision making that is applicable far beyond business strategy. It is at its core highly democratic and, increasingly, governments are turning to co-creation techniques to make better decisions and analyze policy questions. In our initial report, released early in 2014, we…

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Partners

Leading Cities is a network of cities from around the world. These cities have been chosen specifically for their common traits. All are mid-sized metro areas with a highly educated workforce, strong ties to higher education, innovation and technology. Because of these similarities, our cities share common challenges and can transfer proven solutions. Cities all…

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Exchange Missions

At Leading Cities we understand the importance of learning first hand. It is often said, seeing is believing. Through our annual Exchange Missions we aim to share lessons from across our network of cities with today’s urban leaders. Theses missions feature business, civic and academic leaders traveling to international cities to witness and examine best…

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Research

Leading Cities strives to be a leader in innovative urban research. Our team of researchers at universities across the globe are experts in urban policy. Leading Cities strives to make sure our research has real life implications for the residents of our cities. Our research methods are designed to include all stakeholders – exactly the…

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News and Publications

Entrepreneurship Ireland knows what it means to do business:  ”Boston gets it, it really gets it. Your city is already doing much of what we are going to speak about today.” It’s a quote that delegates of Leading Cities have heard around the world for many years… Dublin: Leading Ireland’s recovery and future through investment in its…