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New York City Bets On Energy Efficiency To Boost Sustainability

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The world needs to make a transition to renewable energy as part of a global sustainability project, but until solar, wind and other renewables​ become the norm, there’s one solution that is available​ now: energy efficiency. More energy efficient buildings means less energy and fewer emissions, besides huge savings. However, financing projects is not always easy, since payback is not immediate, ​putting lenders off.

Social Entrepreneurs From Each NYC Borough Selected To Compete In First-Ever ‘Battle Of The Boros’ Pitch Event This Thursday

Social Entrepreneurs From Each NYC Borough Selected To Compete In First-Ever ‘Battle Of The Boros’ Pitch Event This Thursday
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NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Let the Battle begin! Five finalists—one from each borough—have been selected to compete in the first-ever ‘Battle of the Boros’ social impact pitch competition scheduled to take place Thursday January 16th at Fordham University’s Lincoln Center campus. The event plays on the good-natured sibling rivalry between NYC’s five boroughs while celebrating the entrepreneurs making a difference in their neighborhoods and beyond, and will answer the burning question: which borough has the best social entrepreneurs?

MakeImpactNYC Event Brings Together all of NYC for Good

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New York, December 4, 2013 /3BL Media / -  Announcing MakeImpactNYC 2014: Do Good in Your ‘Hood  the first-of-its kind “Five boroughs, one city, endless impact” event bringing together entrepreneurs and innovators from every part of New York City who are building a new social impact economy: New Yorkers who are improving the lives of their neighbors and communities through entrepreneurial solutions

Pro Bono Day NYC: Connecting Passion with Purpose

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Connecting Passion with Purpose was the 1st event of its kind in New York City, bringing together nonprofits, volunteers, and key investors of the pro bono movement for a day of all things pro bono. During the evening reception, “Celebrating Pro Bono”, a video highlighting pro bono in New York City was shared with attendees.

Teaming Up This Holiday to End Childhood Hunger

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Thanksgiving Eve can get pretty hectic. It’s not only the busiest travel day of the year, but also when the prep work for Thanksgiving feasts across the country kick into high gear.

Growing Green! in NYC

Environmental science program launched for New York youth with help of TransCanada
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Long Island City, NY, September 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement, the community-based non-profit organization serving youth, adults, and families in Western Queens, has received a $92,000 grant from TransCanada, facilitated by the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), to launch Growing Green!, a multi-disciplinary environmental science initiative serving young people from kindergarten to college at the organizations’ four campuses in Long Island City and Astoria, Queens.  

Victor Cruz, Danny Meyer and Dana Perino Join ‘One America’ Volunteer Service Tour in New York on September 10

Iconic New Yorkers come together to honor community resilience and emergency response; volunteershelp rebuild five homes destroyed by Hurricane Sandy, including the home of an NYPD officer/first responder
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NEW YORK, NY, September 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ – New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz, CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group Danny Meyer, Fox News contributor, co-host of The Five and former White House Press Secretary for President George W.

Impact Investing Happens in NYC: Investors' Circle Launches New Local Network

Hold the date for IC's first meeting: Monday, July 22, 2013 5:00 – 7:00pm
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Investors’ Circle New York City:  Impact Investing Happens Here

When: Monday, July 22, 2013 5:00 – 7:00pm

Where: Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

51 West 52nd Street, 23rd floor

52nd X 6th Avenue

New York, NY 10019-6142

RSVP to Jill Newbold here

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Investors’ Circle New York City:  Impact Investing Happens Here

When: Monday, July 22, 2013 5:00 – 7:00pm

Where: Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

51 West 52nd Street, 23rd floor

52nd X 6th Avenue

New York, NY 10019-6142

RSVP to Jill Newbold here

Change Your Hair, Change the World: PCI-Media Impact Holds Fundraiser at Aaron Emanuel Salon for Ending Violence Against Women in Liberia

Hair salon donates all proceeds from day's services to photographic storytelling project
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NEW YORK, April, 22 2013 /3BL Media/ — On Sunday, April 28 PCI-Media Impact will hold a fundraiser at the Aaron Emanuel Salon to raise money for their ongoing Liberia Photovoice project, which, seeks to empower survivors of sexual violence in the country’s capital city. From 9am to 6:30pm, Aaron Emanuel, located at 307 E 77th St, New York City will donate all proceeds from blowout services to support the next phase of the project.

Verizon’s ‘MAGIC’ Buses Reduce Number of Company Vehicles on New York City Streets and Cut CO2 Emissions

Green Fleet Will Also Help Ease Traffic Congestion and Better Serve Customers
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NEW YORK, March 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ – To help reduce traffic congestion and carbon dioxide emissions in New York City, and better serve customers, Verizon has rolled out a fleet of 25 buses that will pick up company technicians at central locations throughout the city and then transport them to local job sites.

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