Leeds joins network of global cities to support inclusive growth delivery

Leeds, led by Councillor Judith Blake, has joined leaders of major international cities such as Paris, New York and Tokyo, by signing up to the OECD’s Champion Mayors for Inclusive Growth initiative, a global coalition of city leaders committed to addressing inclusive growth in cities. Since the initiative launched in 2016, Champion Mayors have helped… Read More Leeds joins network of global cities to support inclusive growth delivery

Leeds hosts major international innovation programme

Last week Leeds played host to the world leading international growth programme, known as a MIT Reap, which saw international leaders from government, business, universities and finance visit Leeds to see how the city inspires and supports innovation. The MIT REAP innovation programme is led by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and provides expert, evidence-based… Read More Leeds hosts major international innovation programme

Leeds selected to host major international growth programme

Leeds and the wider region has been selected to host a prestigious international growth programme which will see over 100 international leaders from government, business, universities and finance visit the city in January, 2020. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) innovation programme provides expert, evidence-based guidance to support regions to accelerate economic growth, job creation… Read More Leeds selected to host major international growth programme