Building Equity in NYC through Manufacturing, Entrepreneurship, and Business Innovation (MEBI) 

Manufacturing, Entrepreneurship, and Business Innovation (MEBI), an advanced training program designed to accelerate BIPOC leadership and innovation through team entrepreneurship in the manufacturing industry, recently came to a close. Launched in 2022, MEBI provided targeted professional development and entrepreneurial training aimed at increasing the capacity of BIPOC leadership and their career opportunities within local manufacturing […]

Transitioning Vehicle Fleets to Electric: How NYC Can Support the Workforce

As Federal, State, and local policies increasingly mandate and incentivize the conversion of public and
private vehicle fleets to zero-emission vehicles, the workforce must pivot to support widespread
emergence of related new technologies. Transportation and warehousing personnel such as vehicle operators, fleet managers, and maintenance technicians will need to adjust their operations and training procedures to effectively and safely meet new standards.

NYC Green Industrial Design Jam

To increase connections between manufacturers, sustainability experts, and designers Urbane and Urban Manufacturing Alliance hosted the Green Industrial Design Jam (GIDJ) to share expertise, strategies, and build a network of practitioners working towards shared goals. The GIDJ, sponsored by the Manufacturing and Industrial Innovation Council, brought together subject matter experts across disciplines to talk about today’s challenges and opportunities in scaling sustainable manufacturing in New York City.

Greening New York: Part Three – Parks, Recreation, and Housing

The City of New York’s climate outcomes can mean climate incomes—and jobs and contracts—for industrial businesses. In this third blog in the series, learn about forthcoming investments from the Departments of Parks & Recreation (DPR), Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), and the NYC Housing Authority (NYCHA).

Greening New York: Part One – Climate Policy

The City of New York’s climate outcomes can mean climate incomes—and jobs and contracts—for industrial businesses. In this first blog in the series, learn about New York’s climate imperatives, what the law requires, and the opportunities it brings.

DEI: The Manufacturing Institute’s ‘Pledge for Action’

The Manufacturing Institute crafted a diversity and inclusion “pledge for action”. Find out what it entails, resources to help in your business’s journey, and information about a MaiiC webinar specifically for DEI in industrial companies.