Governing Smart Cities: Policy Benchmarks for Ethical and Responsible Smart City Development

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Content Type: Publication
Region: Global
Thematic Area: Local Governance
Contributor: WEF
Resource Language: English

This report, Governing Smart Cities, provides a benchmark for cities looking to establish policies for ethical and responsible governance of their smart city programmes. It explores current practices relating to five foundational policies: ICT accessibility, privacy impact assessment, cyber accountability, digital infrastructure and open data. The findings are based on surveys and interviews with policy experts and city government officials from the Alliance’s 36 “Pioneer Cities”. The data and insights presented in the report come from an assessment of detailed policy elements rather than the high-level indicators often used in maturity frameworks.


File added date: August 2021
Author: WEF
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