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by Juan Sebastian Arias on Jun 4, 2015

#ThrowbackThursday: A Brief Look at the Fruits of our Past Investment in the Green Economy 

In 2012, the former Green Economy Working Group made a set of grants in the healthy food systems field, including support for a pilot grocery store - which opens today!

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Multifamily Utility Usage Report 

This paper is aimed at how we can better understand operating histories of existing multifamily properties – how they use energy and water – towards designing retrofit protocols and setting strong, appropriate standards for reduced utility consumption.

Blog Post Juan Sebastian Arias on Jun 4, 2015

#ThrowbackThursday: A Brief Look at the Fruits of our Past Investment in the Gr… 

In 2012, the former Green Economy Working Group made a set of grants in the healthy food systems field, including support for a pilot grocery store - which opens today!

Blog Post Donna Leuchten on Nov 27, 2014

Partnering for Impact: Building A National CDFI to Scale Healthy Food Financing 

Organization like UpLift work to bring healthy food to underserved neighborhoods, and to create quality jobs for those who need them most.

Blog Post Andrea Arnold on Nov 26, 2014

Engaging Local Communities to Improve Healthy Eating 

Over the past two years, IFF has developed a financing program to improve access to fresh, healthy food in low-income communities.

Resource on Apr 5, 2013

Expanding Food Access While Maximizing Social & Economic Impact 

This presentation from our webinar in partnership with UpLift Solutions explores sustainable innovative supermarkets as a solution to the 'grocer's gap'.

Blog Post Jeremy Hays on May 21, 2013

The Hidden Risk to America's Affordable Housing, and How We Can Solve It 

If we can stop energy from leaking out of affordable housing, we will also slash carbon pollution and make a big dent in our fight against global warming. A new model offers a promising solution.

Blog Post Carmen Rojas on Mar 27, 2013

Expanding Food Access While Maximizing Social & Economic Impact: A Webinar Brie… 

As efforts to bring healthy food retail to low-income communities grow, we need to also focus on maximizing the additional social and economic impact of the food system.

Blog Post Eileen Neely & Mary Reilly on Mar 14, 2013

Strategies for Creating Clean Water Cash Flows 

NatLab has been analyzing the economics of green infrastructure investment on public and private land in order to identify strategies for cities to leverage private capital to attain their clean wate…

Blog Post Carmen Rojas on Mar 11, 2013

Redefining Affordable Nutrition through Retail Grocery: A Funder Briefing on th… 

The Urban Food Initiative seeks to advance the health of families in low-income neighborhoods by developing a non-profit, community-based, and financially sustainable retail store.

Blog Post Alexandra Paxton on Feb 19, 2013

Reimagining Green Workforce Development 

Does green stormwater infrastructure pose a realistic opportunity for low-income communities to access quality jobs with career pathways? Will investment in green stormwater create opportunity for th…

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Impact Investing 

Deploying capital with the intent of not only generating financial return, but also producing measurable social and environmental impacts.

Blog Post Tracey Ross on Jan 11, 2012

Deutsche Bank-Living Cities Data Study Released: “The Benefits of Energy Effic… 

The Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation financed the creation of a public database to better determine savings from energy efficiency retrofits.

Resource on Apr 2, 2013

Redefining Affordable Nutrition through Retail Grocery: The Daily Table Webinar 

Living Cities hosted a webinar on redefining affordable nutrition through retail grocery looking at model of the the Urban Food Initiative and its benefits. Listen to the recording to get insights and advice.

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Andrea Arnold 

Andrea Arnold is Assistant Director of Resource Development at IFF, a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) based in the Midwest.

Resource on Jan 11, 2012

Recognizing the Benefits of Energy Efficiency in Multifamily Underwriting 

Private capital, if deployed effectively, could prove transformational in achieving significant carbon reductions while upgrading multifamily buildings and stimulating much-needed job creation. This study has tried to address a key bottleneck for pr…