By 2050, urban living is set to cover over two-thirds of global population thanks to explosive growth in cities. Yet metropolitan areas have been savaged by the pandemic, with Covid-19 spreading quickly in densely populated regions, while lockdowns and social distancing have questioned cornerstones of city life: interaction, convenience and vitality among them.
History tells us that cities will quickly adapt to such pressures, reflecting their potent social and economic role in modern life. But what will such rapid change to their social, technological and environmental demands look like? In this hub, our experts tackle the big questions and explore the role of investors, businesses and policymakers in building a better future for billions of urban citizens.