April 9, 2015
Bloomberg Philanthropies announced a $30 million contribution Wednesday to the Sierra Club's "Beyond Coal" campaign, upping the ante in former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's support for reducing U.S. reliance on energy from coal, Reuters reports. The billionaire media mogul...
April 9, 2015
New York, NY (April, 9 2015)—Tiffany & Co. today announced that CEO Frederic Cumenal has established the company’s first-ever chief sustainability officer position to elevate the company’s sustainability strategy and accelerate progress against its social and environmental...
April 6, 2015
On November 13th and 14th, 2014, the Neighborhood Funders Group and the Environmental Grantmakers Association sponsored a funder learning tour in the San Juan area of Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico’s rich cultural, community, and environmental landscape offers significant opportunities for defining...
April 1, 2015
This week marked the release of the U.S. Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) ahead of COP21, which pledges to cut emissions up to 28% by 2025. Along with others including the EU, Mexico, Norway and Switzerland, countries accounting for nearly 60% of GHG emissions from energy have now...
March 31, 2015
PITTSBURGH, Pa., March 31, 2015 — A major initiative has been launched by the City of Pittsburgh in partnership with The Heinz Endowments to create a new sustainable, innovative, and inclusive model for development designed to establish Pittsburgh as a “city of the future.” The...
March 25, 2015
As in many places in the United States, economic, social and environmental degradation in Puerto Rico disproportionally affects the island's most vulnerable populations. Investments that build community and ecological resiliance can be key to ensuring that all Puerto Ricans benefit equally....
March 19, 2015
Environmental Success Through Democracy Reform: A Grantmakers' Win-Win Toolkit is released in partnership with the Funders' Committee for Civic Participation, the Environmental Grantmakers Association (EGA) and Health and Environmental Funders Network (HEFN). This resource provides...
April 9, 2015
Bloomberg Philanthropies announced a $30 million contribution Wednesday to the Sierra Club's "Beyond Coal" campaign, upping the ante in former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's support for reducing U.S. reliance on energy from coal, Reuters reports. The billionaire media mogul...
April 9, 2015
New York, NY (April, 9 2015)—Tiffany & Co. today announced that CEO Frederic Cumenal has established the company’s first-ever chief sustainability officer position to elevate the company’s sustainability strategy and accelerate progress against its social and environmental...
April 6, 2015
On November 13th and 14th, 2014, the Neighborhood Funders Group and the Environmental Grantmakers Association sponsored a funder learning tour in the San Juan area of Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico’s rich cultural, community, and environmental landscape offers significant opportunities for defining...
April 1, 2015
This week marked the release of the U.S. Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) ahead of COP21, which pledges to cut emissions up to 28% by 2025. Along with others including the EU, Mexico, Norway and Switzerland, countries accounting for nearly 60% of GHG emissions from energy have now...
March 31, 2015
PITTSBURGH, Pa., March 31, 2015 — A major initiative has been launched by the City of Pittsburgh in partnership with The Heinz Endowments to create a new sustainable, innovative, and inclusive model for development designed to establish Pittsburgh as a “city of the future.” The...