The world is facing an unprecedented systemic crisis: climate change, biodiversity loss, land and ecosystem degradation, social exclusion, and a systemic crisis on materials, energy, and food. There is a clear, urgent, and underestimated need to redesign everything around us, especially how we manufacture, distribute and consume goods and services.
It outlines Fab City's vision by explaining how we plan to build a new socioeconomic model based on local manufacturing infrastructure and globally distributed data. It also explains our mission: PITO to DIDO, a model that shifts how localities source and use materials from ´Products In - Trash Out´ (PITO) to ´Data In - Data Out´ (DIDO).
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In a nutshell
The whitepaper discusses the context in which the Fab City challenge unfolds, detailing the strategies we are implementing to achieve it and the benefits presented to global and local communities. It details how Fab City enables a fair and equitable transition towards a circular, regenerative, resilient, and socially inclusive economy and global system.
Initial steps to join the Fab City Global Initiative
A guide for localities that show interest in joining our Fab City Network and want an introductory resource into our ecosystem and how it works.
The principles and values that underpin the Fab City Global Initiative. To become a Fab City, cities must commit themselves to these principles towards locally productive and globally connected cities.