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Crowdsourcing urban planning
In Rotterdam you can now help liven up an area mainly used for businesses and by cars. Donations between € 25 and € 1,250 are used to build a wooden walking bridge to open up the area for pedestrians.
Why it matters
Citizens are taking responsibility for their own living spaces. They crowd fund money and build structures they feel they need and are supported by the city council. How can we continue to improve our living conditions with the people we share space with?
Luxury brand Bvlgari and Save the Children charity have joined forces to help improve education programs in conflict-affected and impoverished countries. The partnership means that Bvlgari has created a limited edition unisex ring engraved with the Save the Children logo.
Hipp has launched a fund raising project that showcases art works produced by babies and their families. The art works are sold in order to raise money for a school for mentally handicapped children.