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Bloomberg Philanthropies and Harvard Launch First-Ever Executive Leadership Program for Mayors and City Leaders

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This week, Bloomberg Philanthropies and Harvard University convened the inaugural class of the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative. A first-of-its-kind collaboration, Bloomberg Philanthropies has brought together Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and its business school to help mayors become even stronger leaders.

California Governor Jerry Brown and Michael Bloomberg Launch “America’s Pledge”

Will compile and quantify efforts from U.S. states, cities, businesses and other actors to address climate change in alignment with the Paris Agreement
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Originally posted on www.bloomberg.org. 

NEW YORK, July 12, 2017 /3BL Media/– Today, California Governor Jerry Brown and Michael Bloomberg launched America’s Pledge on climate change, a new initiative to compile and quantify the actions of states, cities and businesses in the United States to drive down their greenhouse gas emissions consistent with the goals of the Paris Agreement.

Most Powerful Women 2017

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Patti Harris, head of Bloomberg Philanthropies, made it onto Crain's list of New York's most powerful businesswomen.

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Patti Harris, head of Bloomberg Philanthropies, made it onto Crain's list of New York's most powerful businesswomen.

How Trump is (accidentally) Making America Green Again

‘City leaders are now teaming up across the nation to provide an alternative power channel, away from Washington’
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When President Donald Trump announced America’s withdrawal from the Paris climate change accord, the decision horrified many observers, both within the US and beyond. John Hickenlooper, the Democratic governor of Colorado, was among them. “Abandoning this climate deal is like ripping off your parachute when you should be pulling the ripcord,” Hickenlooper declared, using the pithy turn of phrase for which he is renowned.

Edmond de Rothschild Group Publishes Its 2016 Sustainability Report

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The Edmond de Rothschild Group’s third Sustainability report, for reporting year 2016, gives a complete overview of its performance and progress versus its 2020 Sustainability objectives, across its Private Banking, Asset Management and Private Equity activities.

Mike Bloomberg Announces $200 Million American Cities Initiative at the U.S. Conference of Mayors

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Originally posted on www.mikebloomberg.com

The following is the text of Mike Bloomberg’s speech as prepared on Monday June 26th, 2017.

“Thank you Manny, and good afternoon, everyone! We’re lucky to have Manny as a Board Member at Bloomberg Philanthropies, and I want to thank him and Miami Beach Mayor Phil Levine for welcoming us here.

At European Parliament in Brussels, Mike Bloomberg: U.S. Will Meet Our Paris Commitment

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Originally posted on www.mikebloomberg.com.

“Thank you, Linda McAvan for that introduction. I want to thank you and David McAllister and the Conference of Committee Chairs for giving me the opportunity to address you here in the European Parliament on climate change. And let me begin by thanking you for your leadership on climate change at a time when we all need to pull together for our common good.

More Than A Mayor: Who Is Business Mogul Michael Bloomberg?

by Amy Elisa Jackson
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When many of us hear the name Bloomberg, instantly images of the New York City mayor come to mind. The man who made New York City the safest big city in the nation, fighting terrorism for three terms after being elected just weeks after 9/11, and revitalizing neighborhoods from the South Bronx to Coney Island. However, that is just one slice of Michael Bloomberg’s career.

Coal: New Film Shows How Bad It Is For Your Health

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Is America in an unhealthy relationship with coal? Without someone's help, it can be difficult to objectively assess a relationship that you are in and decide whether to continue. Consider then From the Ashesa new documentary film premiering on the National Geographic channel this Sunday (June 25 at 9 pm ET), a relationship counselor.

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