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.

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…

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.