Introducing the Simmons Center for Global Chicago to better link the locally-based and globally-engaged community that Global Philanthropy Partnership is building.
The new Ypsilanti, Michigan bakery, Bird Dog Baking, is helping the community through Artisan Grain Collaborative’s initiative, Neighbor Loaves. Artisan Grain Collaborative is a project of Global Philanthropy Partnership. For more, please see Local Eats: Ypsilanti’s Bird Dog Baking opened at the start of Michigan’s coronavirus lockdown. To learn more about Artisan Grain Collaborative, please […]
The Executive Summary and full report on Driving Energy Efficiency Through Higher Education Collaboration are now available. Please click on the links below to view/download. Executive Summary – Driving EE Driving EE Through Higher Ed Report
Article from GPP Executive Director in Chicago Business Journal.
The City of Chicago announced that 10 local colleges and universities have joined Retrofit Chicago’s Commercial Buildings Initiative (CBI), committing to reduce energy consumption by 20% in at least one campus building over the next five years. See the press release here: ARCH
Bloomberg Philanthropies awarded Chicago $1 million for a SmartData Platform, the first open-source, predictive analytics platform – aggregating information in one place to help leaders make smarter, faster decisions and prevent problems before they develop. Congrats also to USDN members from Providence (winning the largest award), Philadelphia, Houston, and Santa Monica. Details about the innovative projects […]
Nice shout out to USDN! Interesting series from Darby Minow Smith in Grist. Read profiles of some of the women who are directing their cities’ moves toward sustainability.