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Selling Fresh Air in the World's Most Polluted City – Next City

Selling Fresh Air in the World's Most Polluted City...

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Rhode Island Union: Social Impact Bonds Are About Greed, Not Good – Next City

“It seems wrong that already very wealthy individuals should be able to make money off of reducing recidivism,” says one labor union leader....

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The ‘It Girl’ of Muni Finance – Next City

A social impact bond, or SIB, is the next big thing in public-private partnerships, and could rewrite the rules of the game when it comes to government-funded social services. Essentially, it’s a financial instrument that enables government to partner with private investors to pay for social service programs. SIBs give...

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Tech Startup Partners With Bangalore to Help Residents Get Water From the Tap – Next City

NextDrop will tell you when the water’s flowing....

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Next “Sharing Economy” Step: Backhoes on Loan – Next City

MuniRent aims to shake up the world of municipal procurement....

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In a First Test for Social Impact Bonds, Investors Miss the Mark for Payout – Next City

Investors in the first large-scale social impact bond experiment will not receive a payment this year but are on track for payment in 2016....

Munirentditchwitchchelsea article
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Next “Sharing Economy” Step: Backhoes on Loan – Next City

MuniRent aims to shake up the world of municipal procurement....

Ap737617586334 1200 763 80 article
Next City

In a First Test for Social Impact Bonds, Investors Miss the Mark for Payout – Next City

Investors in the first large-scale social impact bond experiment will not receive a payment this year but are on track for payment in 2016....

Stock lloydblankfein article
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Rhode Island Union: Social Impact Bonds Are About Greed, Not Good – Next City

“It seems wrong that already very wealthy individuals should be able to make money off of reducing recidivism,” says one labor union leader....

Munifinance article
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The ‘It Girl’ of Muni Finance – Next City

A social impact bond, or SIB, is the next big thing in public-private partnerships, and could rewrite the rules of the game when it comes to government-funded social services. Essentially, it’s a financial instrument that enables government to partner with private investors to pay for social service programs. SIBs give...

India water article
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Tech Startup Partners With Bangalore to Help Residents Get Water From the Tap – Next City

NextDrop will tell you when the water’s flowing....

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The Statistically Predictable and Wholly Tragic Story of Aquil Bickerstaff – Next City

How one North Philadelphia family is escaping the trap of life on a million dollar block....

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What Urbanists Can Learn From Foodies – Next City

The sustainable food movement has changed how we eat. Will the urbanist movement change how we live?...

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Delhi’s Successes With New Odd-Even Driving Trial – Next City

“It has been a game changer in terms of raising awareness about the issue of air pollution.”...