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‘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.
MilkCrate is now building apps for nonprofits results

Oct. 16, 2018 12:15 pm

MilkCrate is now building apps for nonprofits

In the past few years, the tech startup and B Corp has shifted from running a single sustainability-focused app to helping mission-driven organizations reach their digital goals.
Green Philly is launching a podcast about climate change solutions purpose

Sep. 28, 2018 12:45 pm

Green Philly is launching a podcast about climate change solutions

"City Rising" co-host Julie Hancher has some advice for social impact folks interested in launching a similar side project: "Find partners who have different strengths than yours."
9 social impact-themed events to check out at DesignPhiladelphia 2018 purpose

Sep. 28, 2018 11:55 am

9 social impact-themed events to check out at DesignPhiladelphia 2018

Over a hundred design events are happening across Philly starting Oct. 4. Here are a few that integrate arts and culture, sustainability, social justice, accessibility, health, community development and more.

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