Feb. 1, 2021 12:53 pm
Energy burden is housing and food insecurities’ hidden cousin, but the pandemic is putting it in the spotlight
“Low-income families tend to triage when in crisis and respond to the biggest fire first,” says Elizabeth Marx, executive director of the Pennsylvania Utility Law Project.
Aug. 28, 2019 2:34 pm
Artist activists, policy lobbyists, early childhood educators: The great diversities in making a difference
Guest columnists Eric Hartman and Stephanie Keene lay out the five types of justice work they’ve identified through research and practice.
Apr. 12, 2018 11:00 am
William Penn Foundation just pumped $42M into watershed protection
The benefitting Delaware River Watershed Initiative addresses the sources of pollution that affect the water quality of the rivers and streams from which over 5 percent of the U.S. population gets its drinking water.
Jan. 20, 2017 12:54 pm
GoodCompany Ventures’ accelerator for climate entrepreneurs is taking applications
Applications are now open for Climate Ventures 2.0.
Jan. 4, 2017 7:55 am
The Mayor’s Fund wants a maker to build an ‘innovative’ piece of furniture for City Hall Courtyard
Harken back to the days of yore, when City Hall used to be a clean water pump.
Dec. 27, 2016 10:33 am
Schools for Sustainability has been absorbed by a nonprofit in the Dominican
The sustainability education nonprofit will now operate under the umbrella of Mariposa DR Foundation and become "inactive," according to founder Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso.
Sep. 14, 2016 2:33 pm
Learn just how important a healthy Delaware River is with this event series
The William Penn Foundation, Cooper's Ferry Partnerhip and 23 environmental education centers will raise awareness for the river over the next six weeks with a bunch of activities and events.
Jul. 6, 2016 8:15 am
United By Blue just opened its fourth store and it’s in Manhattan
The social enterprise's newest store is already receiving accolades from New York media. How will that translate to social impact?
May 24, 2016 3:31 pm
Two Wharton social entrepreneurs just got a Fast Company nod
Miranda Wang and Jeanny Yao developed a kind of bacteria that can eat plastic waste and are winning all kinds of awards for it.
Mar. 25, 2016 10:02 am
Schools for Sustainability found a partner in the Dominican Republic
The organization is collaborating with 33 Buckets to build a water purification system and is now looking to raise $10,000 to alleviate the pressures of Sabana grande de Boya's water crisis.