Anticipating the Cities of the Future

In this episode of Agents of Change, Jim Lydotes from Mellon, a part of BNY Mellon Investment Management, explores how cities might transform themselves in order to sustainably support more and more people living together in an increasingly dense urban landscape.

Two centuries ago, only 2% of the world's population lived in cities. Today about half of humanity — 3.5 billion people — do. By 2100, that could increase to 80% of the population. The potential challenges to resources, infrastructure and social welfare are immense. So what can cities do to adapt? In this episode of Agents of Change, Jim Lydotes from Mellon, a part of BNY Mellon Investment Management, explores how cities might transform themselves in order to sustainably support more and more people living together in an increasingly dense urban landscape.

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