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May 23, 2018, 08:16 ET Mike Bloomberg's Annual Letter on Philanthropy says Mayors and Data are Antidote to Washington's Divisive Assault on Facts

In a letter on philanthropy released today as part of Bloomberg Philanthropies' annual report, Mike Bloomberg says Washington's "direct assault on...


Apr 05, 2018, 00:01 ET Bloomberg Philanthropies Publishes Results of Largest Survey of American Mayors

Bloomberg Philanthropies today released the results of its 2018 American Mayors Survey, the largest and most comprehensive survey of mayors to...


Mar 07, 2018, 11:40 ET Bloomberg Philanthropies récompense des gouvernements et des ONG pour leur travail remarquable visant à éradiquer le tabagisme

Des gouvernements et des organisations non gouvernementales du Viet Nam, du Salvador, du Mexique, du Sénégal, de l'Ouganda et de l'Argentine à...


Mar 07, 2018, 11:36 ET Bloomberg Philanthropies distingue a gobiernos y ONG por trabajo sobresaliente en terminar con el uso del tabaco

El Embajador de Enfermedades no Transmisibles de la OMS y Ex Alcalde de la Ciudad de Nueva York Michael R. Bloomberg anunció hoy los ganadores de...


Mar 07, 2018, 11:30 ET Bloomberg Philanthropies Recognizes Governments and NGOs For Outstanding Work in Ending Tobacco Use

WHO Global Ambassador for Noncommunicable Diseases and Former New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today announced the winners of the Bloomberg...


Mar 07, 2018, 00:01 ET Bloomberg Philanthropies Launches Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products (STOP)

Michael R. Bloomberg and Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced it would provide US$20 million in funding to launch Stopping Tobacco...


Feb 21, 2018, 09:00 ET Bloomberg Philanthropies Selects Top 35 Innovative Urban Ideas as Finalists in 2018 Mayors Challenge

Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced the 35 Champion Cities in the 2018 U.S. Mayors Challenge, a nationwide competition that encourages city...


Feb 15, 2018, 09:00 ET Bloomberg Philanthropies Launches the 2018 Public Art Challenge for U.S. Cities

Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced the launch of the 2018 Public Art Challenge. Mayors of U.S. cities with 30,000 residents or more are...


Jan 25, 2018, 09:00 ET Bloomberg Philanthropies Announces the American Cities Best at Using Data to Improve Residents' Lives

Today, Bloomberg Philanthropies announced the inaugural group of nine cities to achieve What Works Cities Certification, a first-of-its-kind...


Nov 29, 2017, 08:00 ET Bloomberg Philanthropies Announces 2017 Mayors Challenge Selection Committee Co-Chaired by Former Ambassador Caroline Kennedy and Former Xerox Chairman & CEO Ursula Burns

Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced the selection committee for the 2017 U.S. Mayors Challenge, a nationwide competition that encourages city...


Oct 23, 2017, 09:16 ET Bloomberg Philanthropies Launches First-Ever Autonomous Vehicles Map, A Living Inventory of Cities Planning for a Driverless Future

Bloomberg Philanthropies today released its Global Atlas of Autonomous Vehicles (AV) in Cities, a comprehensive, first-of-its kind map that shows...


Sep 07, 2017, 11:00 ET 555 Cities Join Bloomberg Philanthropies' U.S. Mayors Challenge to Tackle Urgent Urban Problems and Improve City Life

Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced that 555 cities – from all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico – have entered the 2017 Mayors...


Jul 12, 2017, 11:52 ET California Governor Jerry Brown and Michael Bloomberg Launch "America's Pledge"

Today, California Governor Jerry Brown and Michael Bloomberg launched America's Pledge on climate change, a new initiative to compile and quantify...


Jun 26, 2017, 06:00 ET Michael R. Bloomberg Announces $200 Million American Cities Initiative To Help U.S. Cities Innovate, Solve Problems, And Work Together In New Ways

In an address at the U.S. Conference of Mayors' Annual Meeting in Miami, Michael R. Bloomberg today announced the American Cities Initiative, a...


Mar 28, 2017, 09:00 ET Bloomberg Philanthropies Announces First-Ever National Standard for Data-Driven Local Government

Today, Bloomberg Philanthropies announced What Works Cities Certification, a new effort which will publicly recognize the municipal governments...


Jan 12, 2017, 11:00 ET Bloomberg Philanthropies Expands Innovation Teams Program To Seven New Cities Across The Globe

Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced that seven cities across the globe have been selected for the latest expansion of its Innovation Teams...


Jan 09, 2017, 10:16 ET Five More Cities Join Bloomberg Philanthropies And The Aspen Institute's Global Initiative On Autonomous Vehicles

Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Aspen Institute announced today that five cities have joined its global initiative to help city leaders plan and...


Nov 30, 2016, 15:30 ET La ciudad de Sao Paulo seleccionada como la ganadora del Gran Premio de 2016 en el Mayors Challenge de América Latina y el Caribe de Bloomberg Philanthropies

Bloomberg Philanthropies anunció hoy los ganadores de su Mayors Challenge de 2016, un concurso de ideas que alienta a las ciudades a que...


Nov 30, 2016, 15:30 ET A cidade de São Paulo foi a vencedora de 2016 do Grande Prêmio do Mayors Challenge da América Latina e do Caribe da Bloomberg Philanthropies

A Bloomberg Philanthropies anunciou hoje os ganhadores do Mayors Challenge de 2016. Trata-se de uma competição de ideias que...


Nov 30, 2016, 15:00 ET City Of Sao Paulo Selected As The 2016 Grand Prize Winner In Bloomberg Philanthropies' Latin American And Caribbean Mayors Challenge

Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced the winners of its 2016 Mayors Challenge, an ideas competition that encourages cities to generate...


Nov 19, 2016, 21:03 ET City of Gary Welcomes ArtHouse, a New Destination for Food, Culture, Art and Community

The City of Gary celebrated the opening of ArtHouse: A Social Kitchen on November 19th with a community event and public unveiling of the project's...


Oct 25, 2016, 06:25 ET Le Bloomberg Philanthropies et l'Aspen Institute lancent la première initiative internationale pour aider des villes majeures à préparer l'arrivée des véhicules autonomes

 Un groupe de base de maires internationaux, qui sera aidé par une grande diversité d'experts, élaborera des recommandations « orientées sur les...


Oct 24, 2016, 21:09 ET Bloomberg Philanthropies y The Aspen Institute lanzan su primera iniciativa global para ayudar a ciudades líderes a prepararse para la llegada de los vehículos autónomos

Bloomberg Philanthropies y The Aspen Institute anunciaron hoy la Iniciativa Bloomberg Aspen sobre Ciudades y Vehículos Autónomos, un nuevo programa...


Oct 24, 2016, 14:00 ET Bloomberg Philanthropies' What Works Cities Initiative More than Halfway to Goal of Supporting 100 Mid-Sized US Cities

Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced that its What Works Cities initiative has reached a critical benchmark: 55 mid-sized U.S. cities are now...


Oct 24, 2016, 10:28 ET Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Aspen Institute Launch First Global Initiative to Help Leading Cities Prepare for the Advent of Autonomous Vehicles

Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Aspen Institute today announced the Bloomberg Aspen Initiative on Cities and Autonomous Vehicles, a new program...