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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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Sep 23, 2014, 14:18 ET

Nova pesquisa mostra que as cidades têm o potencial para reduzir as emissões anuais de gases de efeito estufa em 8 gigatons além dos objetivos nacionais atuais até 2050

O Enviado Especial das Nações Unidas para Cidades e Mudanças Climáticas Michael R. Bloomberg e o Presidente do Grupo C40 de...

Sep 23, 2014, 13:28 ET

Las ciudades reducirán las emisiones de gas de efecto invernadero anuales en 8 gigatoneladas para 2050

- La nueva investigación muestra que las ciudades tienen el potencial para reducir las emisiones de gas de efecto invernadero anuales en 8...

Sep 23, 2014, 11:30 ET

New Research Shows Cities Have The Potential To Reduce Annual Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 8 Gigatons By 2050 Over Current National Targets

UN Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change Michael R. Bloomberg and C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) Chair and Rio de Janeiro Mayor...

Sep 18, 2014, 10:15 ET

Fem städer utvalda som vinnare i Bloomberg Philanthropies Mayors Challenge 2014

Den stora vinnaren Barcelona vill skapa ett digitalt, gemensamt "förtroendenätverk" för alla dess utsatta äldre...

Sep 18, 2014, 10:14 ET

Cinco ciudades seleccionadas en el "Mayors Challenge" de Bloomberg Philanthropies de 2014

La ganadora del gran premio, Barcelona, aspira a crear una "red de confianza" digital y comunitaria para cada uno de sus residentes ancianos en...

Sep 18, 2014, 04:07 ET

Cinq villes remportent le concours Mayors Challenge 2014 de Bloomberg Philanthropies

Barcelone, qui a remporté le premier prix, vise à créer un « réseau de confiance » numérique et...

Sep 17, 2014, 14:26 ET

Five Cities Selected as Winners in Bloomberg Philanthropies 2014 Mayors Challenge

Athens, Greece; Kirklees in Yorkshire, UK; Stockholm, Sweden; and Warsaw, Poland Also Win Funds for Innovative Solutions to Pressing Urban...

Sep 17, 2014, 09:35 ET

Five Cities Selected as Winners in Bloomberg Philanthropies 2014 Mayors Challenge

  Grand Prize Winner Barcelona Aims to Create Digital and Community 'Trust Network' for Each of its At-Risk Elderly Residents  Athens,...

Sep 09, 2014, 07:00 ET

Bloomberg Philanthropies Expands And Rebrands Global Engagement Program

Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced the expansion and rebranding of Bloomberg Connects (formerly known as the Digital Engagement Initiative)....

Aug 20, 2014, 08:00 ET

Bloomberg Philanthropies Announces Major New Investment In City Halls' Capacity To Innovate

Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced a new $45 million investment to boost the capacity of city halls to use innovation to tackle major...

Jun 30, 2014, 05:30 ET

New Report from Bloomberg Philanthropies and Nesta Highlights 20 Leading Government Innovation Teams around the Globe

Today, Bloomberg Philanthropies and Nesta, the UK's innovation foundation, released a new report which highlights 20 of the world's top innovation...

Apr 23, 2014, 01:36 ET
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Veintiún ciudades avanzan en el Mayors Challenge de Bloomberg Philanthropies para crear soluciones ante retos urbanos

-- Veintiún ciudades europeas avanzan en el concurso Mayors Challenge de Bloomberg Philanthropies para crear soluciones innovadoras ante...

Apr 23, 2014, 01:34 ET
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Wettbewerb um innovative Lösungen zu vordringlichen urbanen Herausforderungen: Bloomberg Philanthropies benennt 21 europäische Städte als Finalisten im Mayors Challenge

-- Die Finalisten aus einem Feld von insgesamt 155 Bewerbern sind nun im Rennen um Preisgelder von insgesamt 9 Millionen Euro und erhalten die...