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2014-06-30 08:25:23

Publication Provides Key Findings from Yearlong Research Effort and Recommendations for Mayors and Ministers to Create Their Own Teams LONDON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Bloomberg Philanthropies and Nesta, the UK's innovation foundation, released a new report which highlights 20 of the world's top innovation teams in government. The publication, i-teams: The teams and funds making innovation happen in governments around the world, showcases innovation teams established by...

2014-06-16 00:21:20

382,000 Londoners Work in Technology and Information Sector; an increase of 11% since 2009 LONDON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study published today at the start of London Technology Week found that London's technology and information sector -- which includes traditional tech companies as well as related media and information companies -- employs 382,000 workers, an increase of 11 percent since 2009. The report, "London: Digital City on the Rise," was released today in...

2014-06-15 20:20:34

LONDON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Over 200 events will be attended by more than 30,000 people. A partnership between UBM Live, London & Partners and Tech London Advocates, supported by the Mayor of London - London's digital tech sector is expected to create an additional GBP12 billion of economic activity and 46,000 new jobs in the capital over the next decade - The tech and information sector in London,...

2014-04-23 04:21:02

Finalists from field of 155 applicants are in the running to receive a total of EUR 9 million; Cities will convene at Bloomberg "Ideas Camp," refine and resubmit proposals in summer NEW YORK, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bloomberg Philanthropies today revealed the 21 European cities that have emerged as final contenders in its 2013-2014 Mayors Challenge, a competition to inspire cities to generate innovative ideas that solve major challenges and improve city life, and that ultimately can...

2014-04-22 08:24:54

NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced a $5 million impact investment in Little Sun, creators of portable, solar-powered lamps designed by co-founders: artist Olafur Eliasson and engineer Frederik Ottesen. The company works with local entrepreneurs to sell its lamps to households where electricity is scarce or unavailable, at prices that are affordable to families currently using costly and toxic kerosene for their lighting. Little...

2014-04-09 16:21:53

The world's oceans get support from Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen, Susan and David Rockefeller, and Adrian Grenier NEW YORK, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oceana, the largest international organization dedicated solely to protecting the world's oceans, honored Michael R. Bloomberg at its annual New York City Gala last night. Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen, and Susan and David Rockefeller hosted the festivities. Longtime Oceana supporter Adrian Grenier was also in attendance. The evening...

2014-04-07 12:29:13

Innovation Summit Gathers Global Mayors and Urban Leaders to Discuss Bold, Replicable Ideas Shaping Cities, September 28-30, 2014 WASHINGTON and NEW YORK, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aspen Institute, The Atlantic, and Bloomberg Philanthropies will convene global mayors and leading urban thinkers for the second annual "CityLab: Urban Solutions to Global Challenges," to be held this year in Los Angeles, CA, from September 28-30. The multiday summit will engage leaders...

2014-04-04 12:21:57

LONDON, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) today announced the addition of Boston - the largest city in New England - to its growing network, making it the 67(th) global city to become a member. "I am excited to welcome Boston to the C40. Founded in 1630, the city has a history of developing and successfully implementing innovative solutions to urban challenges," said C40 Chair, Mayor Eduardo Paes of Rio de Janeiro. "Boston,...

2014-03-31 08:25:04

NEW YORK, LONDON and PARIS, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LexiFi and Bloomberg today announced the integration of LexiFi's technology into the Bloomberg Professional service, the financial data and information platform used globally by more than 319,000 financial professionals. LexiFi's Instrument Box, the company's core derivative technology, provides a scripting language for contract description and automatic user interface generation, exhaustive...

2014-03-27 08:34:33

New Advocacy Grants Will Strengthen Reproductive Health Rights in Nicaragua, Burkina Faso, Senegal and Uganda NEW YORK, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced the launch of a multi-faceted $50 million reproductive health program to prevent maternal deaths and help more women freely and safely make decisions about when to have children. At the 2012 London Summit on Family Planning, Michael R. Bloomberg committed $50 million to Family Planning 2020...


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