Not all cities are equal in the face of climate change. Some have published and committed to resilience strategies. Others are slow to take action ... or simply give up entirely.
Friday March 4th, 2016
Getting around in the digital city
Intermodality is a key concept for city development, building on an increase in public transport and soft mobility (walking, biking, etc.) Citizens are looking to plan their trips in ways that efficiently combine different means of transport. Applications and interactive terminals allow them to find information, and new players in the sector are offering shared […]
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Since November 2015 more than 100 site workers from Bouygues Energies & Services have been working to build a next-generation thermal power plant in Gibraltar. The aim of the project is to replace three fossil fuel power plants dating from over 30 years ago, which no longer meet European requirements. The biggest challenge in the […]
Launched at the end of 2015, Matching UP, our open innovation program, met with enthusiasm for its first edition. We received more than 140 applications, 28 coaches got in on the action, working alongside 24 innovative startups. The purpose of their collaboration? To purpose and present a co-development R&D project, a trial, or a commercial partnership, […]
Bouygues Construction asked the My Serious Game agency to launch an innovative web series on Bouygues Construction's new value system. An increasingly significant role within companies has been given to creating a shared vision based on shared values and corporate culture.
Training elite coding and digital technology students from all over the world: that is the purpose of the premier European digital campus that Bouygues Bâtiment Sud-Est will build for the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes Region in partnership with architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte.
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