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What does education have to do with action — in the face of the climate crisis? purpose

Apr. 7, 2021 3:27 pm

What does education have to do with action — in the face of the climate crisis?

Local universities and schools offer open access teaching resources and frameworks for environmental sustainability and resilience, says columnist Eric Hartman.
What’s excellent global education, and where is it happening in Pennsylvania? purpose

Mar. 9, 2021 10:22 am

What’s excellent global education, and where is it happening in Pennsylvania?

"Thinking globally requires wrestling with the way injustice and inequity stemming from historic exclusion and patterns of colonization is embedded in the very structures of every local place," says columnist Eric Hartman.
SBN is helping local independent businesses rebuild with equity and climate resilience purpose

Dec. 22, 2020 8:51 am

SBN is helping local independent businesses rebuild with equity and climate resilience

The next workshop in the organization's Rebuilding program series looks at responsible supply chains for local businesses and takes place Feb. 10.
‘Dangerous’ bicyclists are change agents, building a healthy and sustainable region purpose

Sep. 11, 2019 12:13 pm

‘Dangerous’ bicyclists are change agents, building a healthy and sustainable region

If Americans cut their driving by just 10%, the annual benefits would be equivalent to taking 28 coal-fired power plants off-line, says guest columnist Eric Hartman. Bicyclists "are the change."
Climate change at the forefront of the 2019 SustainPHL Awards purpose

Aug. 9, 2019 8:00 am

Climate change at the forefront of the 2019 SustainPHL Awards

The fourth annual ceremony honored individuals, businesses, nonprofits and government agencies working towards a more sustainable Philly.
That thing you do: What happened around Philly in May purpose

May 28, 2019 8:02 am

That thing you do: What happened around Philly in May

Nonprofits and businesses across the city were busy making their presence felt this past month.
Knight Foundation releases report assessing Civic Commons efforts in 5 cities, including Philly results

Apr. 18, 2019 10:51 am

Knight Foundation releases report assessing Civic Commons efforts in 5 cities, including Philly

The initiative was piloted in Philadelphia in 2015 with $11 million in support from Knight and the William Penn Foundation.
The radical act of thinking globally — at home purpose

Mar. 7, 2019 11:36 am

The radical act of thinking globally — at home

"We in the suburbs, whether in Villanova or Haverford, are quite close to the city — and also deeply separated. A planetary health lens requires us to understand our interdependence, and to do community-building and world-building."
‘Being thorough is being sustainable’: The South Philly Food Co-op story method

Jan. 15, 2019 10:49 am

‘Being thorough is being sustainable’: The South Philly Food Co-op story

Two board members of the soon-to-open, community-owned grocery store discuss collaborating with likeminded businesses and adapting to setbacks.
The GREEN Program is launching an upcycled clothing line results

Nov. 16, 2018 12:45 pm

The GREEN Program is launching an upcycled clothing line

Come Black Friday, the public benefit corporation that sends college students on sustainability-focused study abroad trips will sell repurposed graphic t-shirts, custom denim jackets and more.

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