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Communities in the Chesapeake Bay watershed and across the nation are deploying green infrastructure to manage stormwater and provide economic, environmental, and social benefits for residents. Large cities such as Baltimore, Washington, and Philadelphia are leaders in the use of green infrastructure to 1) fulfill regulatory mandates (i.e., reducing combined sanitary-storm sewer overflows, or CSO) […]
Project Background The Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) refinery in south Philadelphia had fallen to disuse. Hilco Redevelopment Partners developed plans for redevelopment of the brownfield, and enlisted Econsult Solutions to conduct an economic impact analysis of their projected reuse of the land for a mixed-use e-commerce and logistics center park. Repurposing the land is of […]
The North Broad Renaissance (NBR), in partnership with ESI, released its 2022 State of North Broad report that highlights efforts to spur stronger and more inclusive growth along the North Broad Street corridor. The report comes ahead of the Annual State of North Broad fundraiser that achieved record-breaking fundraising of more than $100,000 that the […]
The Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) and Hunt-Pennrose Sharswood, LLC are redeveloping housing units in the Sharswood Choice Neighborhood of Philadelphia. Phase 3 of the multi-year redevelopment project brings 217 safe, high quality, affordable housing units to a neighborhood with conveniences and access to public transit. As part of the redevelopment process, Hunt-Pennrose Sharswood, LLC retained […]
The Important Contributions of the Member Institutions of the New Jersey Association of State Colleges and Universities
The New Jersey Association of State Colleges and Universities (NJASCU) represents the state colleges and universities in New Jersey by advocating for higher education as a public good and communicating the collective value of its member institutions to the state. Its seven member institutions (The College of New Jersey, Kean University, New Jersey City University, […]
Smart City Solutions for a Riskier World Full Findings Available Download the ebook To succeed in the post-COVID world, urban leaders need access to evidence-based analysis showing the innovative technologies, solutions, and business models that will work best, particularly when the next disruption hits. ESI ThoughtLab, in collaboration with a global coalition of business, government, […]
Driving ROI Through AI Full findings publicly available! Download Econsult Solutions through its former thought leadership joint venture, ESI ThoughtLab, together with a group of artificial intelligence leaders, including Appen, Cognizant, Cortex, Dataiku, DataRobot, Deloitte, and Publicis Sapient, conducted a benchmarking study of 1,200 organizations across a wide cross-section of industries and world markets. This […]
Driving Cybersecurity Performance Improving cybersecurity results through evidence-based analysis Download Report Through its former thought leadership joint venture, ESI ThoughtLab, Econsult Solutions worked with a coalition of cybersecurity, cyber insurance, and technology experts from leading companies and associations to answer a central question: How can firms drive the best cybersecurity performance in today’s complex digital […]
Building a Hyperconnected City Full Findings Available Econsult Solutions through ESI ThoughtLab, the firm’s former thought leadership joint venture, gathered benchmarking data from 100 cities, conducted in-depth interviews with city leaders, and drew on valuable input from a cross industry coalition of leading firms and research organizations. The study provides an evidence-based roadmap that cities […]
Smarter Cities 2025 Building a Sustainable Business and Financing Plan “The cities of the future – and the cities of the present that will be relevant in the future – will be smart. Full of sensors, data, and analysis that help the traffic flow, civic leaders lead, and citizens fully realize all the benefits of […]
The Cybersecurity Imperative Managing cyber risks in a world of rapid digital change “We are in a cybersecurity arms race, and the hackers are winning. Over the years, we have tested thousands of companies. There is always a way in.” Kevin Mitnick, Chief Hacking Officer, KnowBe4 As companies embrace the latest digital solutions and respond […]