Financing Urban Forests for Environmental and Social Benefits
Learn how Trees As Infrastructure, an open source platform by UK-based Dark Matter Labs, is working to establish nature as a critical part of urban infrastructure, alongside bridges, roads and rail, enabling investment, profitability and sustainability.
TreesAI is one of the five inaugural recipients of the Morgan Stanley Sustainable Solutions Collaborative, which helps scale breakthrough and innovative solutions to global sustainability issues for lasting and systemic impact. See videos from all the winning teams and learn more about the Sustainable Solutions Collaborative.
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