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Aramark Inspires Children in Queens to Live Healthy Lives

More than 100 area employees volunteer at Sunnyside Community Services on first annual Global Volunteer Day
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Sunnyside, Queens, NY, March 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ – In Sunnyside, Queens, children struggle with a multitude of health issues. Nearly one in four children are considered obese according to municipal statistics. Citywide, and nearly half of all elementary school and pre-school children are not at a healthy weight.

Who Will Pay For Climate Change Consequences?

By: Gary Lawrence, Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer at AECOM
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A number of initiatives, including the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Recovery and the University of Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index, have been developing models to assess climate risk at various scales.  The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development has been trying to put numbers on the cost of adaptation. The journal Nature Climate Change recently published a paper entitled “Future Flood Losses in Major Coastal Cities” full of some very sobering numbers.

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

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