Guest Commentary: Work Where You Serve
The principal of socially-minded developer Shift Capital pens a call to arms to fellow business leaders: Locate where you’re most needed
Business for Good: The Fruit Hackers
Philly-based Strella Biotech aims to eliminate food waste, a major factor in climate change—and save food distributors hundreds of thousands of dollars
Ideas We Should Steal: Security Deposit Alternatives
An option for a security deposit insurance program is helping landlords and tenants fill 400,000 apartments nationwide, including some in Philly. Should it become law here, as it is in Cincinnati?
If you build it they will hire
Philly currently has the second-lowest rate of office construction in the country. As Philly 3.0’s engagement director notes, a coming change could mean an influx of much-needed jobs.
Can Big Money Rescue the Climate?
Fixing the environment is a moral—and financial—imperative. Already, Drexel’s Metro Finance Lab director notes, 2020 is proving transformative
Dear Philly, Your Money is Waiting
The federal Earned Income Tax Credit program puts money back in the pockets of working Americans. The City’s tax collectors want to help you claim it
The Citizen Recommends: Venture Cafe Philly
The Science Center’s weekly meetup draws more than 200 innovators every week for free programming, networking and games. Everyone is welcome.
The Citizen Recommends: Transparency in Local Government
Citizen co-founder Larry Platt hosts a conversation about putting people first at City Hall—so businesses can thrive