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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...

2014-02-27 08:30:36

Program Will Focus on 1- to 4-year-olds in Bangladesh, Where Drowning is the Leading Cause of Death Among Children DHAKA, Bangladesh, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced a new $10 million commitment to prevent drowning deaths in children aged 1 to 4. The Bloomberg Philanthropies Drowning Prevention Project will initially focus on Bangladesh, where drowning is the leading cause of death among children. Every year in Bangladesh, 12,000...

2014-01-31 16:21:44

NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael R. Bloomberg, 108th Mayor of New York City, founder of Bloomberg LP and philanthropist, has been appointed by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to serve as Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change. In this role, Michael R. Bloomberg will assist the Secretary-General in his efforts to mobilize action among cities as part of a strategy to combat climate change. As Special Envoy, Michael R. Bloomberg will work with...

Outgoing NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg Signs Indoor E-Cigarette Ban
2014-01-01 06:10:15

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online In one of his final acts as the mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg signed a law expanding the Big Apple’s ban on indoor smoking to include electronic cigarettes, various media outlets have reported. According to a CNN.com blog, Bloomberg gave his seal of approval Tuesday to an initiative expanding the city’s Smoke Free Air Act. Now, use of the battery-operated devices will be prohibited in offices, bars, restaurants and...

Brooklyn Free WiFi
2013-12-11 08:21:04

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online During his final weeks as New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg announced on Tuesday that Harlem will soon be getting the largest free public Wi-Fi network in the United States. The network will extend for 95 blocks, and provide free wireless Internet to the neighborhood's 80,000 residents, including 13,000 who live in public housing, along with businesses and visitors in the area. The network will stretch from 110th to...


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