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Connecticut Green Bank Wins Top Prize from Harvard’s Innovations in American Government Awards

July 20, 2017

By: Wyatt Cmar, Research Assistant and Writer for the Project on Municipal Innovation Advisory Group

According to a 2014 paper from the Center for American Progress the US needs to invest approximately $200 billion annually in clean energy for the next 20 years to stabilize our climate. Scientists predict that globally we will need to cut our carbon emissions 80 percent by mid-century if we are to prevent irreversible, catastrophic environmental changes. Read more about Connecticut Green Bank Wins Top Prize from Harvard’s Innovations in American Government Awards

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Bloomberg Philanthropies and Harvard launch first-ever executive leadership program for mayors and city leaders

July 19, 2017

By Patricia E. Harris 

 

This article was originally published on www.mikebloomberg.com here

 

This week, Bloomberg Philanthropies and Harvard University convened the inaugural class of the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative. A first-of-its-kind collaboration, Bloomberg Philanthropies has brought together Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and its business school to help mayors become even stronger leaders. We spoke with Bloomberg Philanthropies CEO Patti Harris, Harvard Business School Dean Nitin Nohria, and Harvard Kennedy School Dean Douglas Elmendorf about how the initiative got started and why it matters. Read more about Bloomberg Philanthropies and Harvard launch first-ever executive leadership program for mayors and city leaders