How do we make our cities ethical?

Join us for a global webinar with urbanisation experts in Europe, the UK and Australia on how we can make our cities ethical

As cities around world transition to a low carbon future, how do we ensure our places and communities remain fair for all?​

It’s often the most vulnerable who are impacted by the effects of climate change as well as the sometimes negative and unintended consequences of decarbonisation – from economic inequality through to social exclusion. ​

We’re seeing COVID-19 recovery responses call for the world to come out of the pandemic in a green and clean way. ​

But how do we ensure that the people who will benefit from this investment are those who most need it? ​

This global webinar will cover how cities can approach a decarbonised future in an ethically informed way, with a focus on:​

  • citizen-led approaches for positive transformative change
  • inclusive urbanism planning, policy and decision-making.

Event image by artist Louise Soloway Chan from the cover of the book Ethical Cities by Brendan F.D. Barrett, Ralph Horne and John Fien.

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RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business. - Artwork created by Louisa Bloomer