Reforming urban land use regimes need to ensure that they have the flexibility required for the urbanised knowledge economy and are able to channel development in ways that enhance, and do not undermine, the creative, innovative, and productive capacities of urban economies.

A new think tank jointly managed by the World Resources Institute and the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group will draw on academic, NGO and private sector expertise to provide evidence-based guidance on how urban growth can benefit both people and the planet, focusing on national-level decision-makers whose policies affect cities….