Beyond Carbon Brings Bloomberg’s Global Investment in Fighting Climate Change to $1 Billion
New York, NY – In a commencement address today at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Michael R. Bloomberg will launch Beyond Carbon, the largest coordinated campaign to tackle climate change ever undertaken in the United States. With a $500 million investment — the largest ever philanthropic effort to fight the climate crisis — Beyond Carbon will work to put the U.S. on track towards a 100% clean energy economy by working with advocates around the country to build on the leadership and climate progress underway in our states, cities, and communities.
Timberland has greened over 130,000 sq/ft of urban space and isn't stopping there
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Green spaces in urban communities help improve individual wellbeing and strengthen communities.
In 2015, Timberland made a commitment to create or restore green space in urban areas. This year took our urban greening to New York City, Chicago, and Los Angeles. More than 260 people volunteered and planted 37 trees, 800 shrubs, and 400 seeds to transform underutilized space into 15,000 square feet of community green space.
The financing will support the redevelopment of a former public school into 50 units of affordable housing for low-income seniors and homeless frail elderly
CLEVELAND, December 18, 2018 /3BL Media/— KeyBank Community Development Lending & Investment (CDLI) provided a $10.8 million construction loan to support the Jason Gwilt Memorial Senior Apartments, a converted public school in Verona, NY that will make 50 units of affordable seniors housing and a senior center available to the community.
On November 15, The Energy Gang sat down with Lynn Jurich, CEO of Sunrun, America’s leading home solar and energy installer. National Grid has partnered with Sunrun on residential solar installations in upstate New York. Jurich talks about engaging with utilities and how National Grid is standing behind a strategy to move toward a clean energy future on “Watt it Takes: The Origin Story of Sunrun”
For businesses to meet the challenges that lie ahead they have to move from incremental change to one that is large-scale and transformative. The Responsible Business Summit New York 2019 will give you the opportunity to learn new ideas and meet CEOs, heads of business and investors that are shaping ambitious strategies.
For 2019 we’ve confirmed even more inspirational businesses to share their strategies on the key issues and opportunities that lie ahead for you and your business, including:
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.
NEW YORK, August 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ - the Tri-State Diversity Council will be hosting the 2018 Diversity and Leadership Conference on August 23, 2018, at the New Yorker Hotel. The conference will feature multiple speakers presenting on a variety of topics regarding the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. In addition, top business leaders will be recognized with a series of awards highlighting their commitment to effective and progressive leadership. This year’s theme is “Inclusion: The Source of Innovation.”
‘New York Solar Marketplace’ simplifies and speeds solar energy experience
SYRACUSE, N.Y., July 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ – As consumer interest in solar energy continues to grow, National Grid is now offering its upstate New York electricity customers a convenient online tool to use in researching and purchasing solar energy systems for their homes and businesses. The portal is called New York Solar Marketplace and is part of National Grid’s commitment to the future of the energy landscape and to ensuring a quality customer experience for going solar.
Local NeighborhoodLIFT grants, down payment assistance will help create about 350 homeowners
NEW YORK, July 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced a total of $250,000 in donations for three local nonprofits to support affordable and safe housing, small business empowerment and health and wellness in the New York area.
CLEVELAND, July 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ - KeyBank Community Development Lending & Investment (CDLI) has provided $15.5 million in total financing to Home Leasing, LLC for the construction of Charlotte Square on the Loop in Rochester, NY. Key provided a $6.6 million construction loan, plus $8.9 million in Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) equity.