“The Bottom Line” to highlight innovative policies, investments and technology addressing pressing urban problems related to affordability, inclusive economic growth and access to capital
NEW YORK, January 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Next City today announced the launch of its newest editorial section, The Bottom Line, made possible with support from Citi Community Development. Through enterprise reporting, news coverage and op-eds written by public and private sector leaders, The Bottom Line will explore new and promising programs, partnerships, policies, technologies and financial tools emerging in response to increasing inequality, household financial vulnerability and other troubling economic trends affecting American cities.
Recently, I had the pleasure of participating in a debate at Web Summit on an increasingly important topic: “Future of Tech: Will Everyone Benefit?” It’s a question we should all contemplate and analyze. As tech breaks out and reshapes so many aspects of humanity, will all of this stunning innovation create a rising tide that lifts all boats, regardless of geography, background, or culture? Or will the advantages of tech innovation be limited to only the fortunate few?
By Sofia Faruqi, manager, New Restoration Economy, World Resources Institute
Hundreds of people have died in northern Kenya in recent months due to conflict between armed cattle herders and the wildlife conservation community. During my visits to this part of Kenya over the last two years, I was surprised to find livestock in a region renowned for wildlife. The grasslands are home not only to elephants and zebras but also to cows and goats.
by Najada Kumbuli, Officer, Strategic Initiatives at Calvert Foundation
Are you a millennial? I have bad news and good news for you. The bad news is that climate change and gender equality — two key issues you care about — will cost our generation over $30 trillion; that is the equivalent of the American, Chinese and Japanese economies combined. The good news is that, while scary, we can use our voices and investable assets to create real change, quickly!
NEW YORK, September 13, 2016 /3BL Media/ Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) has earned a place on the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the second consecutive year. The index recognizes public companies for outstanding performance across economic, environmental and social factors, and serves as a benchmark for investors who integrate sustainability considerations into their portfolios.
Bristol-Myers Squibb is one of eight pharmaceutical, biotechnology and life sciences companies included on the 2016 North America Index.
PepsiCo, thePepsiCo Foundation, and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) are proud to announce the renewal of their five-year, private-public partnership (PPP) aimed to spur social and economic growth in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).
Healthy economies need strong banks to drive economic growth and social progress. And Barclays has an opportunity to play a pivotal role in fostering innovation and facilitating inclusive, shared growth for all – today and for future generations.
Using the success of our 2015 Citizenship Plan as the foundation, this new chapter of Barclays’ Citizenship journey aligns to our strategy, geographical footprint and competitive strengths. We have announced our Shared Growth Ambition, the evolution of our Citizenship strategy.
All of this block quoting of the Pope is pretty convenient. I mean, it shortens up what I have to write considerably. I promise you I’m not being lazy though. Pope Francis has some important things to say, so here’s your next quote (emphasis again my own).