You can consult all the press releases and communications that Institut Cerdà has released to media and other organizations.
El Institut Cerdà ha creado el primer Observatorio de Innovación en Gran Consumo en España con el objetivo de dar relieve a los avances realizados por todos los agentes implicados en la cadena de gran consumo y de dar a conocer los retos que afronta el sector.read more
Institut Cerdà presenta los resultados preliminares del estudio “Hacia la eficiencia en la contratación de los Servicios de Jardinería en las entidades locales”.
Datos extraídos del análisis de servicios de Conservaciones de Jardines y Áreas Verdes municipales en toda la geografía española
Institut Cerdà has agreed to incorporate Àngels Guiteras, Mariano Marzo and Jordi Wiliam Carnes in its Board of Trusteesread more
Joan Molins Amat, nuevo presidente del Institut Cerdà (Barcelona, enero 2016)
El patronato del Institut Cerdà ha nombrado a Joan Molins Amat nuevo presidente en substitución del Dr. Gabriel Ferraté, que será presidente de Honor.
The Department of Interior of the Generalitat of Catalonia and the utility companies, Aguas de Barcelona, Endesa and Gas Natural Distribution, have signed an agreement to enhance coordination in relation to incidents on public roads.read more
“La Caixa” Foundation, the Institut Cerdà and the Department of Territory and Sustainability of the Catalan Government have presented the study Social and economic impact of protected natural spaces in Catalonia, which provides data to develop the territory.read more
CIMALSA presenta los Indicadores de Competitividad del Sistema Logístico Catalàn en el contexto del décimo Observatorio de la logística (impulsado por Departamento de Territorio y Sostenibilidad de la Generalidad de Cataluña y Cimalsa) y con la colaboración técnica del Institut Cerdà.read more
The 30th anniversary celebration took place on November 4th, presided by the Mayor of Barcleona, Mr Xavier Trias, at Barcelona City Council’s Saló de Cent. During the ceremony the Institut Cerdà Prize 2014 for Innovation in urban development was awarded to the winner, Elia Hernando Navarro for her project:
“Pere IV, the citizens’ axis. Socio-economic and cultural activation of a former industrial axis road and its transformation into a laboratory of urban innovation”
After analysing and evaluating the 65 projects presented for the prize, the evaluation committee of the Institut Cerdà Prize 2014 has decided that the winner is Elia Hernando Navarro for her project:
“Pere IV, the citizens’ axis. Socio-economic and cultural activation of a former industrial axis road and its transformation into a laboratory of urban innovation”.
On July 8th Ricard Font, Secretary of Planning and Mobility Department of Territory and Sustainability of the Government of Catalonia, presented the Indicators of Competitiveness of the Logistics Observatory with an advance of information for 2014. Special effort has been made in this edition to further the study, evaluation and definition of new indicators in order to provide a global view of the Catalan logistics system.read more
After analysing and evaluating the 65 projects presented for the prize, the evaluation committee has selected four finalists.
What are the trends in crisis management for the coming years?
Companies are going to focus more on culture than on protocols as the means to manage crisis situations. Culture that will be translated in three basic aspects: firstly prevention, the capacity to be prepared in front of any situation, regardless of whether or not it is new or unexpected; secondly, the ability to analyse, and to know how to analyse what has been done in past situations; and thirdly, and very importantly, the ability to relate permanently to all environments.
The urban distribution of goods, food in particular, has to adapt to the social changes that demand new, better and reasonably priced services at a reasonable price. In urban areas these services must also be increasingly sustainable (friendly, peaceful, silent, healthy, environmentally friendly, etc.).
Whenever mobility related improvements are proposed in large cities, there is a debate on how to organise last mile distribution: improving mobility, efficiency, environmental impact and sustainability.