The definition of smart cities is evolving. No longer is a smart city solely focused on transportation or security. Smart cities are now looking at waste and recycling, and leveraging technology and data to dramatically reshape how cities and municipalities serve their customers and enabling drivers and haulers to map a more circular economy. Michael Allegretti will be a guest of Cornell University to discuss how Rubicon engages with cities and local governments on sustainable solutions.
Course BPRE 6270
Smart Cities: Connecting People, Property and Place Fall 2019
Friday, October 25, 2019
Rubicon is a technology company that powers a digital marketplace, provides a suite of SaaS products for waste, recycling, and smart city solutions, and collects and analyzes data for businesses and governments worldwide. Using technology to help turn businesses into more sustainable enterprises and neighborhoods into greener and smarter places to live and work, Rubicon’s mission is to end waste in all of its forms by helping its partners find economic value in their waste streams and confidently execute on their sustainability goals. The company is a Certified B Corporation, affirming that Rubicon meets the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance. Through its technology, Rubicon is transforming the entire category of waste and recycling. With more than 1.7 million service locations worldwide, Rubicon is headquartered in Atlanta, GA, and has core teams in New York, NY, San Francisco, CA, St. Louis, MO, and Tinton Falls, NJ. Rubicon has been named a Great Place to Work™ in 2018 and 2019 and was awarded as one of Glassdoor’s “Top Ten Companies with Seriously Impressive Benefits” in 2018.