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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

NYC Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity, Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City, and Citi Community Development Announce the Launch of the Nation’s First-Ever Municipal Service Design Studio Dedicated to Improving Services for Low-Income Residents

New Design Studio and Toolkit aim to enable NYC agencies to better meet the needs of NYC’s most vulnerable residents using a participatory process known as “service design.”
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NEW YORK, October 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Today the Mayor's Office for Economic Opportunity, the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City, and Citi Community Development announce the launch of the nation’s first-ever Service Design Studio and toolkit dedicated to making public services for low-income New Yorkers as effective and accessible as possible. The announcement took place at Parsons School of Design at the New School, where over 400 public servants, nonprofit leaders, and members of the design community gathered in support of the new initiative.

General Motors Sustainability Newsletter - June 2017

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Highlights from GM’s Latest Sustainability Report
General Motors’ sustainability approach enables the company to serve its customers and shareholders, increase operational efficiency, mitigate risk and improve the communities where it does business. GM summarizes its impact in its annual sustainability report at gmsustainability.com.

Maven, One of the Fastest-Growing Mobility Brands in North America, Expands New York City Operations

Maven has launched in 17 cities, offers three products for mobility solutions and is bringing elevated car sharing to New York City
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  • Maven’s mobility brand now offers three unique consumer and business products, including Maven Gig.
  • Maven is expanding operations in New York City with more than 80 Maven City car-sharing vehicles available throughout Manhattan for hourly or daily reservations.
  • More than 125 million miles have been driven across all Maven products.

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