Best for NYC: Best Practices

I’ve discussed how we see the preservation of existing buildings (whether they are designated as “historic” or not) as related to the preservation of communities. I make no claim that this is a particularly original idea – we didn’t invent it, but we are trying to put it into practice thorough our work. Here is an interesting …

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Best for NYC: Other Companies

I previously mentioned Kickstarter  and the New York Times article describing how that rapidly-growing company is trying to meet its goals. Here is Perry Chen of Kickstarter at the recent B Corp Champions Retreat in Portland OR, talking about the philosophy behind the company’s foundation and management. Food for thought regarding the Best for NYC Challenge. …

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Best for NYC: Press

Some articles from big-name press on B Corps, to help explain why the Best for NYC Challenge makes sense: a nice short piece from the New Yorker on B Corps, a piece from the Wall Street Journal on B Corps and hiring with some skeptical commenters, and a piece from the New York Times, published a month after OSE …

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Best for NYC: Best Practices

New York is having a huge real-estate boom at the moment, with new buildings gong up all over the city. Old Structures does not, of course, work on those new buildings but we have still been involved: we have been working on protecting the neighboring buildings. In some cases we have been working for developers …

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