Da Nang voted a unique and creative smart city

Friday, 2021-04-02 16:32:00
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Da Nang has been voted by the Eden Strategy Institute as a unique and creative smart city.
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NDO – The central city of Da Nang has been voted by the Eden Strategy Institute as a unique and creative smart city, according to the City Department of Information and Communications on April 2.

The information was released in the institute’s “2020/2021 Top 50 Smart City Governments” publication announced on March 31.

Accordingly, Da Nang was named as one of 30 cities withunique and creative smart city initiatives, one of five outstanding smart cities in Asia-Pacific.

Da Nang is the only Vietnamese city honoured in this, the second edition of the publication. More than 230 cities were evaluated and examined by the Eden Strategy Institute.

The institute’s study focuses on the role of the city government as a key driver of smart city development, based on evaluation criteria including: vision, leadership, budget, investment attraction policies, support programmes, human resources, people-centredness, smart policies and efficiency.

The Eden Strategy Institute is a strategy consulting firm specialising in Business System Innovation, approaching global issues related to urbanisation, disease, poverty, illiteracy, and exploitation by formulating strategies, models, processes, and products that help clients create, realise, and sustain their economic impact.