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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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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...