“A sustainable Chicago is a city that spends less on energy use with each passing year, creates good-paying jobs in up-and-coming industries, responsibly maintains and upgrades its infrastructure, and ensures every Chicagoan has the opportunity to live a healthy and active lifestyle.” — Mayor Emanuel Read all about it here.
Global Philanthropy Partnership’s Olivia Cohn accepts Siemens’ award for the City of Chicago. Congratulations to Chicago, Santa Monica and Purcellville, VA for your sustainability efforts.
Time Out Chicago singles out the Chicago Climate Action Plan as among Chicago’s Most Innovative Ideas.
The Council on Foundations is offering its first ever global grantmaking educational program in December. See here for details.
The Philanthropic Initiative (TPI) gathers interesting news and insights on strategic philanthropy.
Synergos and Global Philanthropy Partnership bring out interesting features in global giving.
Nicholas D. Kristof’s 7/3/11 article highlights measured progress through thoughtful, stragegic philanthropy. Worth a close read.
Wonderful piece from The New York Times today highlighting the important teamwork of the Chicago Climate Action Plan.
The Chicago Committee for the Global Fund for Women is hosting a lunch to celebrate Kavita Ramdas, who led the GFW for 14 years. Join us! Thursday, May 26, info here.