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Global Competition Launches to Transform Brownfield and Underused Sites Worldwide

C40 and 15 cities are searching for artists, architects, designers, developers, entrepreneurs and environmentalists to work together and compete for opportunities to transform…

In the Face of Climate Change: The Challenges of Sustainability Leadership

Many environmental leaders, from multiple sectors, have refused to be intimidated by the scale and complexities of climate change. The obstacles to taking…

The YIMBY Movement Could Help Make Cities Affordable Again

Renters in many cities, such as in San Francisco, where the average rent is approaching $5 per square foot, have had enough of…

How Good Amplifies the Value of Sports Partnerships

Uniting brands and fans, and the sports and entertainment they love, around collective action for social good goes beyond marketing, cause marketing and…

San Francisco and Oakland Sue Fossil Fuel Companies Over Sea Level Rise

San Francisco and Oakland are among the growing number of public entities that are looking ahead and realizing the mounting tab they will…

Is Ford’s Chariot a Model for 21st-Century Transportation Systems?

Chariot, a San Francisco-based startup that allows commuters in four U.S. cities to find a shuttle ride with a smartphone app, believes it…

Salesforce Takes Another Step Toward 100 Percent Renewables

Cloud computing giant Salesforce announced another step made toward its goal of running 100 percent on clean power. The city is participating in…

Report: Autonomous EVs Will Transform U.S. Cities by 2030

The concept of car ownership will change dramatically over the next 13 years, say California think tank RethinkX. By 2030, only 20 percent…

Uber’s Self-Driving Car Research Crosses the Border into Canada

Uber was quick to announce a new autonomous vehicles research center in Toronto; but the move north of the U.S. border may be…

Mystery Benefactors Buying Up Revolutionary Books to Give Away at Indie Bookstores

Earlier this week 50 copies of George Orwell’s "1984" were purchased from Booksmith, a beloved indie book seller on Haight Street, and then…

How Arrogance Pushed Uber Out of San Francisco

On Wednesday I shared here my analysis of Uber’s business model, making the case for Uber’s combative response to the California DMV over…

Why Uber Won’t Stop Testing Autonomous Cars in San Francisco

The California DMV told Uber it couldn't test its autonomous vehicles in San Francisco without a permit, but the ride-hailing company has no…

Resegregation in the Bay Area and the Two Americas

The Bay Area is arguably becoming the most economically and culturally segregated metropolitan region in the U.S. In short: Housing is becoming even…

Forget Decades: Why True Corporate Diversity is Attainable in Five Years or Less

TriplePundit spoke with Emmett Carson, CEO of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, the largest community foundation in the world, to learn about his…

U.S.N.S. Harvey Milk to Be First Navy Ship Named After Openly Gay Leader

A new ship, U.S.N.S. Harvey Milk, will be completed, christened and launched in 2021, and will be the first that honors a leader…