VentureBeat January 26, 2022
This article was contributed by Lindsay Siegel, Managing Director of the City Fellowship and Head of Impact, Company Ventures.
The COVID-19 pandemic has shown how interconnected our environment is. Health care, employment, supply chain, and global financial markets — as a society, we now understand far more deeply how the strain felt in one arena can percolate into others.
The same goes for large-scale urban challenges, from climate resiliency to future workforce training. Extreme weather can have devastating effects on local economies and global supply chains; lack of quality childcare means a lost generation in the workplace and labor shortages and communities systematically left out of a technology-driven economy will struggle to create generational wealth.
And yet, over the last...