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Philadelphia Roofs Are Sprouting Greenery

The Philadelphia Inquirer covered the growth of green roofs in Philadelphia in an article published April 22nd: Across the city, the tops of buildings and parking lots are sprouting greenery like never before. The number of green roofs in Philadelphia has tripled since 2010, according to the Water Department, which tracks the roofs because they
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April Member News

PowerCorpsPHL jointly celebrated the graduation of Cohort 3 and the induction of Cohort 4 at an April 14th ceremony. Mayor Nutter attended, along with their recruitment partners and the participants’ friends and families. Philadelphia Parks and Recreation received the award for outstanding employer. Congratulations to these graduates and the great businesses like GSI Partner LUIS that are hiring them.
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GSI Awards Ceremony Seeks Committee Members

A fundamental goal of the GSI Partners is to celebrate and elevate the benefits of green stormwater infrastructure as well as the partners who make these projects happen.  What better way to celebrate than with an awards ceremony?  We are beginning planning for a ceremony in mid-September to coincide with a conference PWD is convening. 
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PWD’s Stormwater Plan Review Focus Groups 

PWD continues to work towards July 1st when the new regulations, the new Stormwater Guidance Manual, and new Stormwater Plan Review website all go into effect.  Throughout the entire process, PWD has been conducting outreach and inviting feedback. We have been grateful for the opportunities PWD has given GSI Partners staff and members to contribute
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Impressive Growth in the GSI Industry

The businesses and organizations in our network brought in well over $143 million in revenue in 2014, a 13.5 percent increase since 2013. Our members employ 791 people full-time and 152 part-time and/or seasonally. Five of our members’ businesses were formed in the past two years, and the existing businesses grew at a median rate of 20 percent.
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Candidates Discuss GCCW at SBN’s Good Economy Challenge Mayoral Forum

The five Democrats in the Philadelphia Mayoral Race were at Temple University to participate in the Sustainable Business Network’s Good Economy Challenge Mayoral Forum. They were asked a series of questions to guage their support for SBN’s 5-point platform. The auditorium was full of SBN members, partner organizations, and other Philadelphia residents supporting a strong local
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