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Michael Bloomberg Promises $500 Million to Help End Coal

By: Lisa Friedman, NY Times

WASHINGTON — Michael R. Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York City, will donate $500 million to a new campaign to close every coal-fired power plant in the United States and halt the growth of natural gas, his foundation said Thursday.

Leading Sustainability Reporting Bodies Launch Two-Year Project for Better Alignment

Press Release

November 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Launched simultaneously at the Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit in London and in Sydney, during the World Congress of Accountants 2018, Corporate Reporting Dialogue participants committed to driving better alignment of sustainability reporting frameworks, as well as with frameworks that promote further integration between non-financial and financial reporting.

Michael Bloomberg Convenes the Second Annual Bloomberg Global Business Forum

Press Release

NEW YORK, September 19, 2018 /3BL Media / - On September 12, Michael R. Bloomberg announced 50 heads of state from six continents have already committed to attend the second annual Bloomberg Global Business Forum (GBF), making it one of the most-attended events by heads of government in 2018.

National Geographic Documentary Films Announces Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Paris to Pittsburgh

RadicalMedia Produces Film in partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies
Press Release

September 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ - National Geographic Documentary Films announced today that the company will distribute Bloomberg Philanthropies’ second film, Paris to Pittsburgh premiering on Wednesday, December 12 at 9pm ET/PT in the U.S. and will air globally in 172 countries and 45 languages. Paris to Pittsburgh brings to life the impassioned efforts of individuals who are battling the most severe threats of climate change in their own backyards.

Bloomberg Interns Give Back for Annual Day of Service


Bloomberg’s summer interns are immersed not only in the company’s day-to-day business but also in our culture of service and giving back. As part of Bloomberg Philanthropies, we are dedicated to helping our communities around the world and work with a wide range of partners on programs ranging from mentoring students to preserving natural resources and protecting our planet.

This year’s Intern Day of Service at Bloomberg saw more than 400 interns volunteering in a diverse range of projects throughout New York and New Jersey, benefitting 11 of our local non-profit partners.

America’s Pledge Outlines Bottom-Up Opportunity Agenda for U.S. State, City and Business Action on Climate

Press Release

The America’s Pledge report provides a ten-part opportunity agenda for bottom-up climate policies and programs to help deliver America’s Pledge under the Paris Agreement on climate change. Here's the press release.

Bloomberg Philanthropies Announces the American Cities Climate Challenge to Support Mayors Tackling Climate Change in the United States

Press Release

June 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - On June 1, Mike Bloomberg, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Climate Action and co-chair of America’s Pledge, announced the $70 million American Cities Climate Challenge, a major new effort to expedite progress in reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions while growing local economies during a time of inaction from the federal government.


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