Clean Streets. Clean Rivers.
Social entrepreneurship is a fancy term for making money while doing good.
The procurement process is a fancy term for how the city buys outside goods and services.
Now here’s Philadelphia’s million-dollar idea:
What if city procurement could be a giant carrot for luring private companies trying to solve public problems.
Read the full article on Generocity’s website.
Thursday Mar 21 6:30 PM-8:00 PM
Networking reception 5:30-6:30 pm
Program 6:30-8 pm
Academy of Natural Sciences, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Can we envision the future of urban sustainability by re-examining our urban past? Find out at our March 21 Bicentennial Town Square, a three-part program on urban planning and water management.
Hear an overview of Philadelphia’s nationally recognized watersheds program, Green City, Clean Waters, which takes a groundbreaking approach to transforming the health of the city’s waterways primarily through land-based strategies.
This event is free and open to the public.
Sustainable Seas: Vision and Reality
Dr. Sylvia Earle, Mission Blue, Explorer in Residence at the National Geographic Society
Wagner Institute of Science, 1700 West Montgomery Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19121
March 23rd, 2013, 12:00pm to 4:00pm, lecture at 1:00pm
We’re adding this event to our calendar twice. Learn more here.
It’s all happening! But the viaduct is really only one part of the plan, and to read more (about 200 pages more), check out some of the PDFs over here, and you can hear the whole plan for the Central District at an open house in the Mayor’s Reception Room on February 27 at 5PM.