On Nelson Mandela Day, UN celebrates South African leader’s service to humanity

Marking what would have been Nelson Mandela’s 99th birthday, the United Nations today honored his lifetime of service and dedication to justice and equality. “The best tribute we can pay this great man is not words or in ceremonies, but actions that improve our world,” Secretary-General António Guterres told a meeting of the General Assembly on the occasion of […]

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Governor Cuomo Announces Establishment of Clean Energy Standard that Mandates 50 Percent Renewables by 2030

First-ever State Mandate will More than Double Renewable Resources, Slash Carbon Emissions, Protect the Environment and Grow the Clean Energy Economy Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the New York State Public Service Commission’s approval of New York’s Clean Energy Standard, the most comprehensive and ambitious clean energy mandate in the state’s history, to fight […]

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New York Energy Week 2017

WELCOME TO NYEW Created in 2013, New York Energy Week is the industry’s comprehensive cross-­sector, annual event series uniting the diverse sectors of energy. The week-­long event series is “by the industry, for the industry”, inviting all energy stakeholders to come together and help drive forward our global energy economy. HOW IT WORKS The week […]

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Meet the Social Entrepreneurs of the year 2017

I am thrilled to announce the Schwab Foundation’s 2017 Social Entrepreneur of the Year Awardees. Social entrepreneurs are people who harness the power of market forces and business principles to solve social problems, from poor health-care to unemployment. However, while creating markets for the underserved has made great strides, the fact remains that governments continue […]

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