November 8, 2009, The New York Times — Last month, David Roodman, a research fellow at the Center for Global Development, pressed a button on his laptop as his bus left the Lincoln Tunnel in Manhattan and started a debate that has people re-examining the country’s latest celebrated charity, Kiva.org.
September 28, 2009, The New York Times — Brooklyn, which never fully recovered from merging with Manhattan and losing the Dodgers, is about to get new fuel to stoke its stubborn brand of local pride: It is now rich enough to support a major charity of its own.
WASHINGTON, August 3, 2009 — Patrick L. Phillips, President and Chief Executive Officer of ERA AECOM (formerly Economics Research Associates), has been selected as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Urban Land Institute, a global research and education organization dedicated to responsible land use. Phillips is taking over the position being vacated by current ULI CEO Richard M. Rosan, who has led the Institute’s staff for more than 17 years.
ATLANTA, GA, June 4, 2009 — Call2Recycle®, the nation's most successful rechargeable battery and cell phone recycling program, today announced the appointment of Todd Ellis to regional account manager for the Northeast. In this capacity, Mr. Ellis will work with Call2Recycle retailers, businesses and communities in Connecticut, Delaware, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington, DC to maximize the collection and recycling of batteries.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 3, 2009 — Charles Schwab Foundation announced today that it is renewing its commitment to continue funding Money Matters, the financial education program offered through every Boys & Girls Club that serves teens throughout the U.S.
NEW YORK, June 2, 2009 — If you’ve been on a subway or sidewalk in Manhattan in the last few weeks you’ve probably seen the placards, ads and billboards promoting the “YAI and Broadview Networks Central Park Challenge” on Saturday, June 6th.