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Category: Economics :: Local Economies
Last updated: Oct 20 2018 15:28 IST RSS 2.0
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Financing an equitable, sharing city 20.10.2018 Small Business |
With private economic inequity at a high, public financing for community health and wealth is more important than ever.
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Philadelphia is so dirty the city wants residents and business owners to help collect trash 20.10.2018 News
Tensions have simmered for years between neighborhoods and the city over the placement of trash cans and the question of who should be responsible for maintaining and emptying them.
'This is something that we can call our own' 15.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
After more than a half-century serving north Minneapolis, the family-owned Estes Funeral Chapel — one of the oldest black-owned businesses still operating in Minnesota — celebrated the grand opening of its new facility Sunday.
Can cooperatives save America's small farms? 11.10.2018 Energy & Climate |
Amid a nationwide rise in worker-owned businesses of all types, small farms across the country are foregoing traditional farm ownership and reaping the benefits of cooperative farming.
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Jim Kenney 1,000 days in: The fine print of the Philly mayor's promises 10.10.2018 News
End stop-and-frisk. Implement universal pre-K. Send tens of millions of dollars more to Philadelphia's schools. Create family-sustaining jobs. On his 1,000th day in office, Mayor Jim Kenney released a progress report. We ran a fine-tooth comb through it to determine what he's really gotten done.
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3 challenges — and opportunities — for businesses to help save tropical forests 10.10.2018 Small Business |
Research shows climate finance is reaching most jurisdictions, but slowly.
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Why the business world should be far more involved with community recycling 9.10.2018 Business Operations |
The economics of local programs are challenging, but their existence is critical for the development of a circular economy.
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The business of clean energy equity for all 9.10.2018 Resource Efficiency |
Here are three ways to advance a inclusive, green economy.
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Cindy Bass: Daycare bill is 'common sense legislation' | Opinion 26.9.2018 News
Councilwoman Bass: I introduced the bill after years of meetings and feedback from constituents, business owners, community leaders and groups, and commercial corridor organizations in the 8th District.
Rolling out the carpet: Business and community leaders welcome new residents 25.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A week-long series of events and get-togethers designed to connect, engage and integrate people new to the Twin Cities.
A Trump tax break for investors in some of Philly's hottest neighborhoods 25.9.2018 News
"A lot of the zones [for tax breaks] are in areas we no longer think of as edgy."
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JPMorgan Chase plans 50 Philly branches as other banks close 24.9.2018 News
"Customers tell us they want branches": Millennials stop by once a month.
The 2018 VERGE Vanguard Awards 17.9.2018 Energy & Climate |
A salute to the pioneers and leaders at the intersection of tech and sustainability.
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How utilities can collaborate with low- and moderate-income customers to do more 13.9.2018 Design & Innovation |
And five ways that new business models can involve communities in decision-making.
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Census: Black, Latino Minnesotans share in broad income gains 13.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
According to U.S. Census figures, the overall median household income of the state rose to $68,400. Black households experienced a bump in income for the third year in a row to $38,100. Black and Latino households each gained about $4,000 in 2017.
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Boosting regional economy requires cooperation across state lines | Opinion 7.9.2018 News
The Philadelphia Fed is ready to help because our reach allows us to convene interested parties from across state borders to learn from one another and share best practices.
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From plastic straws to a sea change for plastic 29.8.2018 Design & Innovation |
It's time for some big thinking — and concrete action — on plastic waste.
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As Kensington condos rise, a cabinetmaker cashes out 28.8.2018 News
"For every story of the cabinetmaker selling his business for condos, there are dozens of folks who are looking to keep their business in Philadelphia."
19 finalists announced for clean-economy startup pitch competition 22.8.2018
VERGE Accelerate to feature startups accelerating solutions in the circular economy, clean energy and sustainable transportation.
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What’s missing in WeWork’s environmental policies — the community voice 20.8.2018 Resource Efficiency |
By banning meat without input from employees or customers, the company missed a chance to make sustainability a more central part of its culture.
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