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Co-living : Are we moving towards sustainability ?

Nowadays co-living has become more popular with new generations and its impact on social behavior is well recognized by people. But, what about its impact on urban sustainability? Is this sharing space trend also helping the planet? How can sharing space be an asset towards a more sustainable city?

Green SoluceCo-living : Are we moving towards sustainability ?
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Mobility as a service (MAAS) : What operational reality ?

The transition to “service-oriented” mobility is one of the major developments in mobility and transport at work nowadays. The MaaS (Mobility as a Service), which CEREMA defines as “an integrated system offering information, reservation, purchase and validation, for the widest possible range of mobility services”, is part of this transition. There are now about fifteen MaaS applications in Europe, a growing phenomenon, particularly in large urban areas. But beyond the concept, what reality can the MaaS cover in the field?

To find out more, Chroniques Urbaines met Denis Rambaud, Vice-President of Mulhouse Alsace Agglomération in charge of transport and mobility, who shared with us his feedback on the Mobility Account, a pioneering MaaS initiative in France launched in 2018.

Green SoluceMobility as a service (MAAS) : What operational reality ?
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Connected and mutualized, what opportunities for the car parks of tomorrow’s city? – the vision of Julien VANDELEENE, Founder of BePark

Created in 2011, BePark allows users to temporarily rent a parking space in one of the car parks of its network, and let car park owners register theirs on an online platform. Pooling, digitizing, transitioning to a use economy… this week, Julien Vandeleene, founder of BePark, presents the company’s vision for tomorrow’s urban mobility.

Green SoluceConnected and mutualized, what opportunities for the car parks of tomorrow’s city? – the vision of Julien VANDELEENE, Founder of BePark
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3 mobility approaches for the city of tomorrow : Frugal, Inclusive and Resilient

For this new article from season 10 of the Urban Chronicles dedicated to mobility, we invite you to discover three good practices that illustrate our vision of the sustainable city applied to mobility.

At Green Soluce, we imagine the city of tomorrow from a prism that is articulated around three essential values: frugality, inclusion and resilience. To do this, we draw on ideas and approaches that meet these commitments.

Green Soluce3 mobility approaches for the city of tomorrow : Frugal, Inclusive and Resilient
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New challenge: urban logistics to shape the sustainable city

Urban logistics is the best way to transport incoming and outgoing goods and their movement within the urban fabric. It forms a whole that includes not only transport but also storage, packaging, order management, returns management, packaging and pallet management, home delivery and the delivery relay offer. A global reflection and management are essential. After having left the city for several decades, logistics is back.

Green SoluceNew challenge: urban logistics to shape the sustainable city
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Interview with Baudouin Vercken, Co-founder of EcoTree

For this episode focusing on Wood & Real Estate, Urban Chronicles™ met Baudouin Vercken, Co-founder of EcoTree, specialised in the sustainable management of French private forests.

We discussed how to finance the renewal and sustainable management of French forests, the sustainability of the timber sector and the challenges faced by construction stakeholders.

Green SoluceInterview with Baudouin Vercken, Co-founder of EcoTree
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Exclusive interview with Jean-Yves Pignal, General Manager of OGIC Grands Projets & Innovations within the OGIC Group

This week in Urban Chronicles™, we discussed with Jean-Yves Pignal, General Manager of OGIC Grands Projets & Innovations within the OGIC Group, a real estate developer mainly active in the Île-de-France, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes and the PACA region.

OGIC Grands Projets et Innovations implements the Group’s ambitions in terms of sustainability and well-being for large, innovative mixed projects, either through techniques or methods implemented.

Green SoluceExclusive interview with Jean-Yves Pignal, General Manager of OGIC Grands Projets & Innovations within the OGIC Group
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Meeting with Guillaume Piton, Director Icade Paris Tertiary Promotion

For episode 3 of the seventh season of the Urban Chronicles™ devoted to the theme Climate Risk & Real Estate, we interviewed exclusively Guillaume Piton, Director of Ile-de-France Tertiary Promotion within the Icade Group.

Together, we discussed the major sustainability issues facing the Group and its strategies for adapting to climate change.

Green SoluceMeeting with Guillaume Piton, Director Icade Paris Tertiary Promotion
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Exclusive interview with Virginie Scalia, Sustainability Manager at HRO Group

On this episode of Urban ChroniclesTM, we interviewed Virginie Scaglia, Sustainability Manager at HRO Group, on the theme Sustainable Learning and HRO’s ambitions in terms of environmental certification, the consideration of health and well-being issues and their use of the WELL certification.

Green SoluceExclusive interview with Virginie Scalia, Sustainability Manager at HRO Group
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Our selection of the 4 highlights of MIPIM 2019, the world’s leading property market event

MIPIM, the must-attend international event for real estate professionals, has just ended in Cannes. It brought together the most influential players in the sector during four intense days of conferences and events, allowing participants to discover major innovative real estate projects and access international sources of capital.

For the 30th edition, the theme “Engaging the Future” was chosen, proposing participants to consider the next 30 years from the perspective of sustainable growth. During this event, the public sought to answer three essential questions:

  • What are the best strategies for creating long-term value?
  • What are the alternatives to ensure a better quality of life for all?
  • What are the most environmentally responsible practices so that existing resources be used more efficiently?

Let’s discover together the highlights of this anniversary edition!

Green SoluceOur selection of the 4 highlights of MIPIM 2019, the world’s leading property market event