Efficiency in the contracting of gardening services by local entities

It is evident that parks and gardens bring important social, environmental and economic benefits to urban ecosystems, and that these contribute to guarantee a better quality of life for urban inhabitants. Also, in addition to its effect on local…

Japanese companies and Institut Cerdà analyze Barcelona’s tourism model

Representatives of various Japanese companies and organisations, including Osaka Gas Group, Takenaka Corporation, NTT West, Osaka Prefecture University and Obayashi Corporation, chose to visit Institut Cerdà during their visit to Barcelona.…

Does my company need a Crisis Management Plan?

In recent years we have seen how many companies have developed, or at least have reviewed and updated, their Crisis Management Plan. This is done so the company plan can keep up with their organizational changes. More importantly, it also ensures…

Sixth ISMS Cybersecurity Forum meeting

More than 300 security and data protection professionals attended the 6th ISMS Security Forum meeting in Madrid on September 27th 2017. The main theme of the meeting was the application of artificial intelligence in emerging cybersecurity solutions…

Economic dimension of the food system in the Metropolitan Area of Barcelona

Institut Cerdà has produced a study of the agricultural and alimentary (agri-food) system for the Metropolitan Area of Barcelona (AMB). The study portrays the elements and functionalities involved and provides an in depth view of the main actors…