Nov. 1, 2021 3:09 pm
Sustainability and public art: A closer connection than you’d think
Global Philadelphia's vision is to create 17 outdoor artworks to illustrate each of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals — with the help of corporate sponsors, says guest columnist Robert McNeill.
Oct. 11, 2021 1:07 pm
Philly’s first ‘green bank’ will connect clean energy projects to capital
Here's what Executive Director Maryrose Myrtetus says the recently launched Philadelphia Green Capital Corp. could mean for the city's environmental needs.
May 20, 2021 9:58 am
This new tool will help Philly-area bikers find routes with less traffic
Web designer Corey Acri partnered with the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission to produce Ruti, which is described as mimicking "the friendly bike route advice of an experienced bike riding friend."
Apr. 26, 2021 2:23 pm
PAR-Recycle Works continues to collect e-waste and transform lives at its new Hunting Park facility
"We are a non-traditional transitional employer. Yes, we offer returning citizens sustainable employment, but we don’t just stop there," says General Manager Maurice Q. Jones.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.