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Coral Reef Resilience, Innovative Solutions, and $1 Billion for Protections at the UN Ocean Conference

July 7, 2022

The health of the world’s ocean is critical to fighting climate change, protecting biodiversity, and sustaining the livelihoods of billions. At the 2022 UN Ocean Conference, we joined ​our Vibrant Oceans Initiative partners and world leaders from government, industry, advocacy, and more in a range of efforts to safeguard the ocean.

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Arts

How Can a Sculpture Turn Styrofoam into Compost?

June 10, 2022

Through the Bloomberg Philanthropies Public Art Challenge, the city of Camden, New Jersey, was able to restore and revitalize shared spaces with art installations across the community. By using recycled materials and natural processes, a number of the installations placed throughout Camden incorporate green innovations to prevent waste, and encourage people to rethink the impact we have through the materials we use — and throw away.

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Annual Report 2021

Follow the Data Podcast: Building Partnerships, Making a Difference: A Conversation with Mike Bloomberg and Patti Harris

June 1, 2022

This is a very special episode. To celebrate the release of the 2021 Annual Report, our yearly review of Bloomberg Philanthropies’ efforts to ensure better, longer lives for the greatest number of people, our founder, Mike Bloomberg, and CEO, Patti Harris, joined the podcast.

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Environment

$242 million for clean energy in 10 developing countries

May 19, 2022

At the Sustainable Energy for All Forum in Kigali, Rwanda, Mike Bloomberg announced a $242 million initiative to help 10 developing nations power their futures with clean and renewable energy.

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Education

Every Student Deserves a High-Quality Education

May 16, 2022

Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Education program works to ensure that all students have the skills and opportunities to succeed in the 21st century. By putting students’ needs first and broadening educational opportunities for youth, whether by strengthening K-12 education, expanding access to colleges and universities or by providing quality career and technical training, Bloomberg Philanthropies focuses on giving more students a chance to fulfill their potential.

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Introducing the 2021 Annual Report with Mike Bloomberg and Patti Harris

May 4, 2022

Our founder Mike Bloomberg and CEO Patti Harris introduce the 2021 Annual Report, highlighting our work over the last year in the arts, education, the environment, government innovation, public health and through the Greenwood Initiative.

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Bloomberg Associates

VIDEO: Why Tree Planting is Necessary for a Healthy Economy and Environment

May 4, 2022

As cities increasingly acknowledge trees as critical infrastructure, Bloomberg Associates’ Jacob Koch outlines the many benefits of tree planting and our collaboration with the Chicago Department of Public Health to build a new data and mapping tool that is identifying communities where tree planting is needed most.

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Education

Something New and Exciting is Going On in Classrooms Around the World

April 27, 2022

Through the Global Scholars program, students ages 10 to 13 are learning and practicing global competency with international peers. They engage in cross-cultural dialogue in online discussion boards and work with their classmates to complete hands-on projects that explore similarities and differences among their countries and communities.

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Environment

Follow the Data Podcast: Growing Diverse and Resilient Corals

April 22, 2022

On this episode, Jemma Read, the Global Head of Corporate Philanthropy at Bloomberg LP, sits down with Sam Teicher, Co-Founder and Chief Reef Officer of Coral Vita. They discuss how he created Coral Vita with his co-founder, Gator Halpern, what makes Coral Vita’s reef restoration technique unique, his experience with the Earthshot Prize, and how he’s planning on using his prize money to expand Coral Vita’s impact.

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Arts

New Study Shows Streets Are Safer with Asphalt Art

April 14, 2022

As part of our Asphalt Art Initiative, a new study found that city streets became considerably safer for pedestrians after incorporating art into roadway redesigns.

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