Supporting More Equitable Cities
Access to good sanitation, affordable housing, right to own land, social and economic inclusion, and nutritious food
Gathering information, testing ideas, and providing assistance that enables cities, communities, and individuals to address problems they face
Helping Shape the Global Discourse
A shared vision and comprehensive plan to embrace a city's spatial, physical, social, and economic dimensions
Leadership & Advocacy
Seeking opportunities to further innovation, productivity, economy, and quality of life in a growing urban environment
More From The Blog
IHC Global Hosts Urban Thinkers Campus on Smart Cities
Last week, IHC Global was thrilled to co-host its first Urban Thinkers Campus with the Red Dot Foundation on “The Impact and Promise of Smart Cities for the post-COVID-19 Era.” The call to ensure smart cities are equitable and responsible is growing from all sectors. The very public rise and fall of the Quayside smart […]
IHC Global Urban Thinkers Campus on Smart Cities in the Post-COVID-19 Era
Before the COVID-19 outbreak, smart city technology promised cities improved efficiency and cost-savings across range of urban services, such as accurate water meters, digital parking, policing and virtually any aspect of city life that can be imagined. Whether they are sufficiently aligned with Sustainable Development Goal 11 and designed to foster inclusive, safe, resilient, and […]
IHC Global Participates in UNDP Smart City Training Series
Last month, the United Nations Development Program Center for Technology, Innovation, and Sustainability, Singapore featured IHC Global Program and Policy Coordinator Natalie Gill as the keynote speaker in the virtual event: “Smart City Training Series: How to Ensure Gender Inclusion of Smart City Services.” Natalie joined Elba Fuster Figuerola, Technical Expert, Smart Cities and Digitalization, […]
A look at the facts
Water and sanitation
Percent of slum households in the developing world that don't have access to clean water.
Number of people with insecure tenure rights forcibly evicted 1998-2008.
Percent of urban population in the developing world living in slums.
Social and Economic Inclusion
Number of people who move into slums each week.
Urban Food Security
Percentage of income urban families use to purchase food during periods of shortage.
The proportion of the global urban population that will be living in Low Elevation Coastal Zones by 2025.