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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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Good Economy Challenge Off to Strong Start

Our Advocacy Committee has made incredible progress in getting organizational support for the Green City, Clean Waters piece of SBN’s Good Economy Challenge. To date, the Building Industry Association (BIA) of Philadelphia, the Delaware Valley Green Building Council (DVGBC), the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Philadelphia Chapter, PennFuture, the Natural Resource Defense Council (NRDC), and the Conservation Voters of PA have all endorsed our call to
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Green Roof Tax Credit Doubled

On Monday March 16, GSI Partners Project Manager, Anna Shipp, and two members, Melissa Muroff of Roofmeadow and Jim Maransky of E-Built, testified at a City Council hearing in support of expanding incentives for green roofs.  Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown’s bill proposed to increase the tax credit from 25% of the total cost of installation
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SBN Launches the Good Economy Challenge; includes recommendation to advance Green City, Clean Waters

  The Sustainable Business Network has launched the Good Economy Challenge, a targeted campaign to persuade Mayoral and City Council candidates to embrace the challenge of creating a more sustainable local economy ahead of the 2015 election. One of the five recommendations that SBN is advocating for is strong leadership for the advancement of the
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