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Expert Views: A Conversation with Gina Lavery on the Climate Resilience Index

May 3, 2024 / Comments Off on Expert Views: A Conversation with Gina Lavery on the Climate Resilience Index

In celebration of the release of the Climate Resilience Index our team has produced, I interviewed Gina Lavery, Senior Vice President and Principal of Econsult Solutions and head of ESI Center for the Future of Cities, to discuss this innovative resource and the intention behind it. As the impacts of climate change become more apparent […]

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From the Vault: Features on Sustainability and Urban Resilience

April 26, 2024 / Comments Off on From the Vault: Features on Sustainability and Urban Resilience

In this Present Value post, we look back on thought provoking reads focused on the growing threat of climate change, the need for sustainability policies and practices, and how communities big and small are working to foster urban resilience. From the Paris Climate Agreement to the latest in EV policy trends, combatting urban heat, and building more […]

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The Economic, Environmental and Public Health Impacts of the Trans Canada Trail

October 5, 2023 / Comments Off on The Economic, Environmental and Public Health Impacts of the Trans Canada Trail

The Trans Canada Trail is a vast network of recreational trails that spans 28,000 kilometers across Canada. ESI’s assessment of the Trans Canada Trail outlines the economic and environmental benefits of the network and emphasizes its impact on the local surrounding communities who have much to gain from use of the trails. Overall, the network […]

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July Fourth Light Reads 2023

June 30, 2023 / Comments Off on July Fourth Light Reads 2023

For this week’s Present Value post, we have assembled a list of excellent events happening in and around the city to celebrate Independence Day, as well as interesting articles, and the latest happenings taking place at ESI. Happy Fourth of July from all of us! Events and Activities Around Philly The Summer UnWINEd at Shady […]

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A Q&A with our Summer 2023 Center for the Future of Cities Fellows

June 23, 2023 / Comments Off on A Q&A with our Summer 2023 Center for the Future of Cities Fellows

As we head into summer, ESI welcomes two new teammates who will serve as ESI Center for the Future of Cities fellows. Samriddhi Khare currently attends the University of Pennsylvania and will be graduating in 2024. Samriddhi will receive her Master’s in City Planning and concentrations in smart cities and Technology. Patrick Darcy is a […]

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10 for 10: Economic Development

June 2, 2023 / Comments Off on 10 for 10: Economic Development

As we continue our year-long celebration of ten years of service, we are proud to recap work performed under our economic development practice in the latest 10 for 10 review. Discover more about the wide array of work we do in this field below.     1. Economic Analysis of Detroit’s Food System  In 2014, […]

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