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Jun 30, 2015, 06:00 ET

La maire de Paris, Anne Hidalgo, et l'Envoyé spécial de l'ONU Michael R. Bloomberg annoncent la tenue d'un « Sommet sur le climat pour les responsables locaux »

-- Ce sommet destiné aux villes et aux administrations locales sera organisé à Paris en marge de la COP21 en décembre...

Jun 30, 2015, 06:00 ET

Mayor Anne Hidalgo and Special Envoy Michael R. Bloomberg Announce Global "Climate Summit for Local Leaders"

Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris, and Michael R. Bloomberg, the UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change, announced today...

Jun 25, 2015, 12:41 ET

Bloomberg Philanthropies Partners With The Government of India To Encourage Smarter Urban Development That Improves People's Lives

 Bloomberg Philanthropies today detailed its partnership with the Government of India in support of the Smart Cities Mission, one of Prime...

Jun 23, 2015, 08:00 ET

Bloomberg Philanthropies Selects Four U.S. Cities to Receive Up to $1 Million Each in Funding for Public Art Projects

Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced four cities selected to receive up to $1 million each as part of the Public Art Challenge, a new program...

Apr 20, 2015, 08:31 ET

Bloomberg Philanthropies Launches $42 Million "What Works Cities" Initiative

 Today, Bloomberg Philanthropies announced the launch of the What Works Cities initiative, a $42 million program to help 100 mid-sized cities...

Apr 08, 2015, 10:00 ET

Bloomberg Philanthropies Boosts Investment in Sierra Club to Retire U.S. Coal Fleet & Transition the Nation towards Clean Energy Sources

Bloomberg Philanthropies announced it will invest an additional $30 million in the Sierra Club to secure the replacement of half the nation's coal...

Apr 02, 2015, 08:00 ET

Bloomberg Philanthropies To Invest $30 Million In Arts And Cultural Organizations In Six Cities Nationwide

 Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced the nationwide expansion of the Arts Innovation and Management (AIM) program, formerly known as the...

Mar 23, 2015, 06:00 ET

Bloomberg Philanthropies Launches $100 Million Data for Health Program in Developing Countries

 Bloomberg Philanthropies, in partnership with the Australian government, is launching Data for Health, a $100 million initiative that will...

Mar 05, 2015, 08:00 ET

Bloomberg Philanthropies Announces 12 Cities in the Running to Receive Up to $1 Million in Funding for Public Art Projects that Address Civic Topics

 Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced 12 finalist cities in the running to receive up to $1 million each as part of the Public Art...

Feb 16, 2015, 13:00 ET

Statement by UN Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change Michael R. Bloomberg on Today's Meeting with Indian Prime Minister Modi

 "It was an honor to meet with Prime Minister Modi again today and to continue our discussion on cities, responsive government, and sustainable...

Feb 12, 2015, 08:00 ET

Bloomberg Philanthropies Selects Ten Cities & Five Countries to Participate in New Phase of the Global Road Safety Initiative

Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced the winning cities and countries selected to participate in a new phase of the foundation's Global Road...

Feb 05, 2015, 08:00 ET

Bloomberg Philanthropies Highlights Urban Innovation Trends in Europe's Cities

Bloomberg Philanthropies and LSE Cities today released Innovation in Europe's Cities, a new report by LSE Cities on the way Europe's cities...

Jan 21, 2015, 08:00 ET

Bloomberg Philanthropies And Partners Launch New Clean Energy Initiative To Limit Carbon Pollution From Power Plants And Spur Clean Energy Investments

 Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Heising-Simons family today announced the launch of a new Clean Energy Initiative to support state-based...

Dec 15, 2014, 08:45 ET

Bloomberg Philanthropies Expands Innovation Teams Program To 12 New American Cities

 Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced that 12 U.S. cities have been selected to participate in the $45 million expansion of its Innovation...

Oct 28, 2014, 08:09 ET

Bloomberg Philanthropies Launches New Initiative to Help High-Achieving, Low- and Moderate-Income Students Apply to and Enroll in Top Colleges and Universities

 Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced a new initiative to increase the number of high-achieving, low- and moderate-income students who...

Oct 13, 2014, 07:00 ET

Bloomberg Philanthropies Launches Public Art Challenge for Cities across the United States

 Bloomberg Philanthropies is launching a new program to support temporary public art projects that engage communities, enhance creativity and...

Sep 29, 2014, 11:30 ET

Bloomberg Philanthropies Global Road Safety Program Inviting Select Cities and Countries to Compete for Funding and Support

Traffic fatalities are one of the world's leading causes of preventable death and, unless urgent action is taken, will become the seventh leading...

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