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There Is No ‘I' in Team: How Collaboration and Innovation Are Enabling Inclusive Businesses to Achieve Greater Social Impact

By Sahba Sobhani, acting Head of Business Call to Action (BCtA), Aimee Brown, BCtA Communications Lead, and Nazila Vali, Deputy Head of BCtA
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“If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants,” said Sir Isaac Newton in 1675. 

Over three centuries later, his recognition that nothing great is achieved in isolation is more relevant than ever. Would Steve Jobs have been able to transform his ideas into reality without a team around him? What relevance would Google have had without those who invented the internet?

Two Major Cities Are Testing Home Delivery for Sustainable Household Goods to Help Save the Planet

Residents in NYC and Paris can now get refillable laundry detergent and mouthwash to their doorstep.
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A new zero-waste e-commerce platform called Loop started testing in New York City and Paris in May, so many residents in those cities no longer have to worry about stacking up empty detergent containers and shampoo bottles in the recycling bin.

As plastic’s harmful impact on the environment becomes more widely understood, companies like P&G are rethinking how they can be more sustainable through platforms like Loop that encourage reusable materials.

Urban Greening with Timberland: 3rd Year, 3 Cities

With support from Journey's and the Student Conservation Association, Timberland takes greening commitment to LA, NYC and Chicago
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It’s been 3 years since we launched our five-year Urban Greening commitment. Throughout the years, we’ve learned many valuable lessons, like how to plant a tree without getting your Timbs dirty (just kidding, they always get dirty), how to move two thousand bricks via human chain and most importantly, that we have the potential to do more. So, this year, we set out to green not just one city, but three.

3BL Media to Host Corporate Responsibility Stories, Nov. 8, Near New York’s High Line

Delos Living, Common Impact, and a special guest will share stories of corporate responsibility at a networking forum hosted by 3BL Media
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NEW YORK, October 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- 3BL Media, the world’s leading communications partner for purpose-driven organizations, will host the next in its series of Corporate Responsibility Stories after-hours events on Nov. 8 at the headquarters of Delos, near Manhattan’s High Line.

The event will feature Delos Director Janna Wandzilak, Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly, and a special guest, each of whom will share their perspectives on sustainable business from the perspective of the practitioner. 3BL Media CMO Dave Armon will act as moderator.  

New York City, Con Edison, and National Grid Launch Study Building Toward Carbon Emission Reduction Goal of 80% by 2050

Study will add to research identifying citywide pathways to achieve Mayor de Blasio’s climate change goals while ensuring safe, reliable, and affordable energy
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NEW YORK – The Mayor’s Office of Sustainability and electric and gas utilities Con Edison and National Grid have announced a Request for Proposal (RFP) that will begin the process of evaluating different pathways that New York City can pursue to effectively reach its goal of achieving 80 percent reduction in carbon emissions over 2005 levels by 2050, while maintaining safe, affordable, and reliable delivery of energy.  
    

eBay Brings Akron’s Innovative Entrepreneurs to New York City

Shop original artwork, streetwear, homewares and more at the New Stand, a retail concept store, and support Akron small businesses.
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This month, eBay takes over retail concept store, The New Stand, to bring a collection of new and unique items from Akron to the Big Apple.

New York City Department of Education ‘Lighthouse School’ M.S. 88 Integrates Computational Thinking Into Core Subjects to Prepare Students 21ST Century Careers

Through “Ignite My Future in School,” Tata Consultancy Services and Discovery Education, in Partnership with Cornell Tech, Deliver Digital Skills to Students and World-Class Professional Development to Educators in New York City
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NEW YORK, June 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Tata Consultancy Services, (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital education content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, announced the launch of their Ignite My Future in School initiative in partnership with Cornell Tech.

Watch: Measuring Beyond Money in NYC's Forgotten Shore Community

The truth about measuring local economic health is that money doesn’t tell the whole story. Follow this NYC community as it rediscovers the overlooked qualities required to build long-term economic and social vitality.
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Tottenville was once a vibrant farming, oystering, shipbuilding, and tourism community at New York City's southernmost tip. Today the local economy can't support living wage jobs, community ties have broken down, and Main Street has been replaced by strip malls. How can towns like Tottenville rediscover themselves and thrive in the 21st Century?

More People, More Infrastructure: The Big City Challenge

by Daniel Rosen
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Global urban population growth is expected to skyrocket by 2050, at which point 70 percent of the world’s population will be living in cities. With this growth comes added strain to urban infrastructures, especially those in need of repair. 

Citywide Collaborative and Citi Community Development Announce the Creation of the Interboro Community Land Trust and a $1MM Interboro CLT Growth Fund

The first-of-its-kind collaboration in New York City will create one of the nation’s largest community land trusts, expanding unprecedented access to permanently affordable homeownership opportunity and neighborhood preservation for lower-income families.
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NEW YORK, October 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ - A citywide collaborative of non-profit affordable housing organizations, with support from founding corporate partner Citi Community Development, today announced the formation of the Interboro Community Land Trust (Interboro CLT), New York City’s first citywide community land trust with a primary focus on creating permanently affordable homeownership opportunities for low-income households in one of the most expens

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