Sharing Cities Summit 2017: New York

Author: New York City
Date of publish: 2017

What's the main topic of the Summit?

The purpose of the Summit is to provide a platform to debate about the most relevant issues cities face as the sharing economy increases its role in urban life. The summit gathered mayors and representatives from 22 cities, 13 countries and 4 continents. In addition, a series of principles were established as guidelines for sharing cities to get inspiration from. 

Key findings:

  • Data collection and its role in policy making. How to encourage safe data collection.
  • How to protect consumers and market fairness.
  • Empowerment and worker protection.

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