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TheCityFix Labs India: Accelerating Innovation: New Delhi | Mumbai | Bengaluru

TheCityFix Labs conducted policy dialogues in Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru on the innovation ecosystem in these three sectors. These dialogues will presented discussions on operationalizing sustainability and scaling solutions by engaging city government stakeholders, industry experts, entrepreneurs and investors/financiers.

The details for each session are as follows:

  New Delhi Mumbai Bengaluru
Date/Time 23rd October,
3.00 pm to 5.00 pm
25th October,
4.00 pm to 6.00 pm
31st October,
4.00 pm to 6.00 pm
Venue India International Centre Annexe, Lecture Room -I Ministry of New, Fort BHIVE, Residency Road
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Accelerating Innovation is a pan-India Lab, where the overall goal is to establish a platform that encourages collaboration between investors, entrepreneurs and the state for public good. The Lab will identify project solutions in the areas of building efficiency, water management and efficiency and waste management, that can contribute to building and scaling sustainable built environments. The Lab seeks to work with a cohort of enterprises to help develop solutions that would appeal to State government programs while also evolving business models that can gain private financing access and support.



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Enabling sustainable built environments using innovating water-sensitive design

India is urbanising at a rapid pace and there is extensive and increasing demand for services like housing, water, sanitation, energy, and mobility. Recent reports on the state of water and energy...Read more

Advancing innovations for an energy-efficient built environment in Indian cities 

India’s buildings are silent power guzzlers. According to a 2017 survey conducted by the Ministry of Statistics, Planning and Implementation (MOSPI), residential and commercial buildings consume 32 percent of the country’s total electricity. As our cities grow, building energy demand is poised to balloon. According to the Global Buildings Performance Network (2013), by 2030, India would have an… Read more

Financing the Transition to Sustainable Cities: Introducing TheCityFix Labs India

Cities are changing at an unprecedented rate: 75 percent of the infrastructure expected to be in place by 2050 has yet to be built. Meanwhile, major adjustments are needed to reach global climate and development goals. Now is the chance to invest for the long term and seize the estimated $26 trillion opportunityRead more



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In 2015, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities and C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, funded by the Citi Foundation, teamed up for a new partnership to leverage the expertise of our three organizations – WRI’s analytical and research competencies and long-term engagement with cities, the high-level connection with city leaders of C40 and the Citi Foundation’s urban economic progress agenda.

The Citi Foundation works to promote economic progress and improve the lives of people in low- income communities around the world.

The World Resource Institute is a non-governmental global research organization that aims to protect earth’s environment and provide for the needs and aspirations of current and future generations, including but not limited to improving the quality of life in cities, by developing and scaling environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable urban transport solutions, with capabilities to identify and implement such solutions in over fifty countries including within Europe, United States, Mexico, Brazil, Indonesia and India.