Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza today announced that the City will adopt the vast majority of the preliminary recommendations made by the School Diversity Advisory Group (SDAG).
Executive order directs city agencies to end purchasing single-use plastic foodware and replace it with compostable or recyclable alternatives; also directs them to keep a small supply of plastic items available upon request for people who need them
Today, the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs released its second Annual Report, “State of Our Immigrant City.”
With a number of stores in Harlem, we were interested to hear that CVS Health today unveiled its 12th annual corporate social responsibility (CSR) report featuring its evolved platform, Better Health, Better Community, Better World.
Mayor de Blasio, Department of Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia, and Mayor’s Office of Sustainability Director Mark Chambers announced today that the City’s styrofoam ban is in effect, eliminating a major source of petroleum based waste.
One of the brightest solutions showcased as part of Climate Week NYC 2018 (September 24-30) is a partnership program.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson announced that the Waterfront Management Advisory Board held its first meeting today and formally launched the start of the planning process for the next Comprehensive Waterfront Plan, due to be published in 2020.
As major cities around the world make pledges to jettison millions in fossil fuel stocks and bonds, C40 Cities, in partnership with London and New York City, will launch the C40 Divest/Invest Forum.
Mayor Bill de Blasio today launched the comprehensive effort to update and expand the city’s long-term strategy, One New York: The Plan for a Strong and Just City (OneNYC).
Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the launch of PUREsoil NYC, an innovative initiative that recycles clean soil from construction projects in NYC to community uses, where it improves soil quality and increase resilience to the effects climate change.
The de Blasio Administration today announced substantial progress on improving the energy efficiency of buildings throughout New York City.
Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the release of the OneNYC 2018 Progress Report, an update on the progress made since the release of the original One New York: The Plan for a Strong and Just City in April 2015.
(This artical was originally posted on November 3, 2013.) By Jeffrey B. Perry and Charles V. Richardson In January, 1971, the young producer of Boston public television’s groundbreaking program Say Brother, was found dead in a Mexican resort, along with his fiancé.
Mayor Bill de Blasio, Comptroller Scott M. Stringer and other trustees of the City’s $189 Billion pension funds today announced a goal to divest City funds from fossil fuel reserve owners within five years, which would make New York City the first major US pension plan to do so.
Today, the Council will vote on bills implementing reporting requirements and improving access to resources to help prevent bullying, including requiring the Department of Education to post contact information for each school.