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How COVID has changed the way we live and work

At the end of its first year of activity, Bocconi's SUR Lab publishes a position paper on the new living and working models emerging from the pandemic.

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New living and working models after Covid-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly changed the perception of living and working spaces. During the workshops, international speakers and SUR Lab partners will discuss emerging living and working models after the pandemic and how these will change and reshape our cities and lifestyles.

Metropolitan cities and urban sustainable development

In Italy 14 Metropolitan Cities have been established in 2015 by the law. Within the Urban Agenda, Metropolitan cities are now implementing action plans for sustainable development. Dr Cinzia Davoli, Metropolitan City of Milan, and Professor Edoardo Croci, Bocconi University, talk about innovative strategies and methodologies for setting effective and integrated strategies and actions.

The future of cities after the pandemic

Covid-19 pandemic has changed our habits and lifestyles, but also our cities. From the 15-minute-city concept to new living and working models, our cities are facing a deep transformation. Edoardo Croci, SUR Lab director and professor at  Bocconi University, talks about solutions and best practices to promote healthy and sustainable cities.  

MilanoSesto site visit with Bocconi students and Hines delegates

On 11th April 2022, Bocconi students visited the MilanoSesto project site, the most important urban renewal project in Italy and one of the largest in Europe. The visit was organized thanks to Hines Italy who is in charge of the project development.

Climate change and urban solutions

Climate change is strongly affecting our daily life and our cities. 2020 has been the second warmest year in the 141-year record. Are our cities changing to face climate change? Edoardo Croci, SUR Lab director and professor at  Bocconi University, talks about sustainable urban solutions to reduce and mitigate climate change effects.  

European cities facing sustainable development

All around the world, cities are searching for solutions to face the climate crisis. The Covenant of Mayors and many other initiatives are rising to support cities in paving the path for a sustainable future. But are those initiatives effective and where are we now?
Paolo Bovio talks with professor Edoardo Croci, SUR Lab director, and Dr Benedetta Lucchitta, researcher at GREEN and SUR Lab, about the relevance and effectiveness of environmental policies at the urban level.

Professor Edoardo Croci in the Group of Experts Supporting the CIPU

Edoardo Croci, Director of SUR Lab and Professor at the Department of Social and Political Sciences in Bocconi, has been appointed as a member of the group of experts supporting the Interministerial Committee for Urban Policies (CIPU). The Interministerial Committee for Urban Policies works at the definition of urban policies and the urban agenda.

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Bocconi course in Economics of Sustainable Urban Regeneration starts soon

The first edition of the course in Economics of Sustainable Urban Regeneration at Bocconi University - Department of Social and Political Sciences - will start on February 3.
Registrations are still open.

Online conferences
Sustainable mobility and innovative finance for urban regeneration

Sustainable urban regeneration is at the core of scientific and public debate. After the COVID-19 crisis, massive resources will be invested in cities to ensure a just, green recovery. Relevant issues range from new forms of mobility to new models of sustainable finance, including the role of Public-Private Partnerships.

Professor Edoardo Croci, SUR Lab Director and Professor of Practice at Bocconi University, will participate in three events this week, discussing those crucial topics.