Yearly Archives: 2017

Bold ideas to create jobs and solve real city challenges

NYCx will open urban spaces as test beds for new technologies. Through NYCx, the City of New York engages the tech industry to solve real-world problems and call on the tech vanguard to make NYC the most fair, equitable, and sustainable city in the world. Co-Lab Challenges invite startups and entrepreneurs to work directly with community residents to solve […]

Delivering on the bottom line ASAP

Can private equity be a driver of positive change for the environment, social justice and healthy institutions? A new joint venture between Civic Consulting USA and ESG Portfolio Partners says “Yes!” In the investment community, environmental and social impact considerations are often abbreviated as “ESG,” which is short for “Environmental, Social, and Governance” factors. There’s […]