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Are we a Taurus or a Prius?

David Beach  |  06/03/06 @ 6:46pm

A new Greater Cleveland Marketing Alliance has been launched to develop an umbrella marketing campaign for Northeast Ohio. To understand how people perceive us now, the alliance did a national survey. One question was: "If you were to compare Cleveland or Northeast Ohio to a car, which car would you say would best represent the region?" The answer was a...more

Ingenuity Festival calls for volunteers

David Beach  |  06/03/06 @ 8:45am

The 2006 Ingenuity Festival of Art & Technology has put out a call for volunteers to help put on the show. If you have an interest in art, technology, music, theater, dance, economic development, or the future or Cleveland, then this is an opportunity for you! There is a great need for volunteers during all four festival days, July 13-16, in...more

Healing the social contract between physician and public

David Beach  |  05/24/06 @ 3:38pm

Sweeping reforms at the Case School of Medicine this year could make the school a more effective supporter of healthy, sustainable communities — both in Cleveland and around the world. See excerpts here from medical school dean Ralph Horwitz's visionary white paper calling for radical reform of medical education and new emphasis on public health. Horwitz writes, "The failure of physicians to learn the fundamental concepts...more

Cleveland hosts national sustainability conferences

David Beach  |  05/18/06 @ 10:08am

Cleveland will be at the center of the sustainability world in the next 18 months. Local groups have landed an amazing set of conferences, including: Business as an Agent of World Benefit, October 23-25, 2006, a forum co-sponsored with UN Global Compact that will bring over 400 leading business executives and management scholars from around the world to explore ways in which...more

Start of a regional energy agenda

David Beach  |  05/17/06 @ 3:06pm

Many organizations and businesses are working on energy issues in Northeast Ohio, but how can we pull the fragmented efforts together into a long-term energy strategy that will transform the region — reducing our energy burden, reducing pollution, and promoting local energy-related industries? The answer to this question could come out of a planning project convened last Friday by The Cleveland...more

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