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Are you ready to ditch the bag? Councilman Squilla thinks so (and so does the Clean Air Council) purpose

Jun. 21, 2019 9:31 am

Are you ready to ditch the bag? Councilman Squilla thinks so (and so does the Clean Air Council)

“The goal of this bill is to reduce the single-use plastic [bags] by 80% in the first year," Squilla says.
Opinion: EDs of Resolve Philadelphia call for candidates to address economic mobility purpose

May 7, 2019 11:00 am

Opinion: EDs of Resolve Philadelphia call for candidates to address economic mobility

"We hope that this op-ed — letting Philadelphians know about the status of the survey you helped create — might spur more of the candidates ... to share their plans for the city’s future," say Cassie Haynes and Jean Friedman-Rudovsky.
City Council: Sustainable procurement would be great, but what’s the cost? purpose

Mar. 3, 2016 12:39 pm

City Council: Sustainable procurement would be great, but what’s the cost?

At a council hearing this week on sustainable procurement, three council members in attendance showed support -- but concern over upfront costs.
This is the policy platform behind those two sustainable business bills results

Feb. 24, 2016 2:39 pm

This is the policy platform behind those two sustainable business bills

Last week, Councilwoman Maria Quiñones-Sánchez proposed legislation expanding incentives for sustainable businesses and B Corps, thanks to advocacy from the Sustainable Business Network.
[Commentary] What role does sustainability have in the future of our city’s government? purpose

Jun. 4, 2015 12:30 pm

[Commentary] What role does sustainability have in the future of our city’s government?

With primary day in Philadelphia behind us, many media outlets and citizens across Philadelphia are beginning to conceive of what a Jim Kenney mayoral administration will mean for our city. In almost the same time frame of the Democratic primary race that started last fall, I have had the privilege of writing this column entitled […]
6 Key Topics to Read Up on Before May 19 purpose

May 14, 2015 12:08 pm

6 Key Topics to Read Up on Before May 19

Here’s a rundown of platforms and feedback we’ve seen from our candidates.
All the Awesome April Social Impact Moments purpose

May 1, 2015 12:42 pm

All the Awesome April Social Impact Moments

From the #PhillyIsBaltimore march and #15now rallies to Neighhorhood Bike Works youth helping build Indego bikes, April was filled with awesome moments of social impact. [listly  id=”eDc” layout=”magazine” show_header=”false” show_author=”true” show_sharing=”true” show_tools=”true” per_page=”25″]
Find Out How City Council is Addressing Key Business Issues method

Apr. 30, 2015 12:45 pm

Find Out How City Council is Addressing Key Business Issues

GPCC will hold an event May 6 with three City Council members to discuss key issues affecting local business
No More Plastic Bags: Councilman Squilla Proposes Single-use Bag Fee purpose

Apr. 24, 2015 1:23 pm

No More Plastic Bags: Councilman Squilla Proposes Single-use Bag Fee

The bill would impose a 5 cent fee for anyone who uses a single use bag at a retail establishment in Philadelphia.
Good Economy Philly Challenge Asks City Council & Mayoral Candidates Thoughts on Small Business & Sustainability method

Apr. 9, 2015 11:45 am

Good Economy Philly Challenge Asks City Council & Mayoral Candidates Thoughts on Small Business & Sustainability

SBN’s Good Economy Challenge seeks to change the way the City Council thinks about responsibility.

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