The Property Tribune

Embracing diversity and fostering inclusive places in our cities, towns and neighbourhoods is a core ingredient for success both socially and economically, leading to more resilient cities for the future.

According to well-known author and Professor at University of Toronto’s School of Cities, Richard Florida, you can’t have resilience—the ability to bounce back from economic and other shocks—without social and economic diversity, and you can’t have diversity without inclusivity.

Professor Florida cites global cities such as London, New York and San Francisco as great examples of diverse and inclusive cities that are also fantastically productive places.

Inclusion Solutions Manager – Community Inclusion, Zoya Yukhnevich, says that it is important to understand that diversity and inclusion, while often referred to hand in hand, are two different things.

To read the article in full, click here. This article is from #3 2022 edition of UDIA WA’s The Urbanist magazine. To read this edition in full, click here.