Michael Bloomberg

Michael Bloomberg
Uncertainty prevails after a year of progress and setbacks.
Gregory Scruggs December 13, 2016

Bill de Blasio’s rhetoric on economic justice scared business leaders who now acknowledge that most fears were overblown, the New York Times reports. 

April 8, 2016

The philanthropy will oversee a groundbreaking contest in which Indian cities compete for infrastructure funding, the Economic Times reports.  

January 4, 2016

The former NYC mayor writes in Foreign Affairs that unlike national governments, municipalities have the agility to experiment with bold policy initiatives.

September 15, 2015
The Climate Summit for Local Leaders will take place 4 December.
Gregory Scruggs July 1, 2015

The Silicon Valley giant launched Sidewalk Labs, a new urban innovation company that will design technologies to improve cities. 

June 16, 2015
Mayors are pushing for a bigger role for local governments at global climate talks.
Neal Peirce May 21, 2015

State governments will recommend existing cities and new projects that will compete to be among India’s 100 “smart cities,” the Business Standard reports. 

May 4, 2015

After years of giving priority to drivers, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio is emphasizing pedestrian safety at intersections, according to The New York Times Magazine

April 29, 2015

The $42 million initiative will enable 100 U. S. cities to tap urban data more effectively to strengthen decision making and planning. 

April 22, 2015

The former New York City mayor helps cities such as New Orleans, Atlanta and Chicago tackle their toughest challenges with grants from Bloomberg Philanthropies, Governing reports. 

April 17, 2015

English supporters of the former New York City mayor are encouraging him to try to replace London Mayor Boris Johnson in 2016, the New York Post reports. 

April 6, 2015
Some 21 European cities are competing for huge prize money in a contest of innovative ideas. For two days in Berlin, the rivals became collaborators.
Neal Peirce June 25, 2014

In his new United Nations role as special envoy on cities and climate change, Michael Bloomberg urged mayors to use executive powers to reduce air pollution, the AP reports. 

June 3, 2014

In a TED talk, New York City’s planning commissioner under former mayor Michael Bloomberg discusses why public spaces need vigilant champions.

April 21, 2014

A major report released at the C40 Mayors Summit documents stepped up climate action by the world’s megacities.

February 14, 2014
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