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Actionable New Rules for Chicago Real Estate Developers

02.14.19 | Announcements

In response to the recent Crain’s Chicago Business article, How political upheaval is rewriting the rules developers have played by for decades, Eve Pytel, Programs Director at Delta Institute, wrote the following letter to the editor. Delta commends Crain’s for raising awareness of the critical changes in the Chicago real estate development community. ________________________________________ By Eve Pytel Too often the…More


Gary Green Infrastructure Plan

01.16.19 | Announcements

This month, the Gary Green Infrastructure Plan concludes after two years of Delta Institute assisting the City of Gary, Indiana with their green infrastructure strategies. Through Delta’s long-standing partnership with the Gary, together, we aim to improve public health and the quality of life for residents.   As part of Delta’s efforts, Gary received tools – such as the Green…More


KitcheNet Named Winner of BOOST 2018

11.14.18 | Announcements

Chicago, IL (November 14, 2018) — KitcheNet announced as the winner of the 7th annual BOOST. BOOST, a crowd-funded pitch fest that seeks to solve complex environmental challenges around the Midwest, is presented by the Delta Emerging Leaders, Delta Institute’s associate board. The Delta Emerging Leaders are passionate young professionals who work as an extension of Delta Institute to create…More


CHICAGO’S GREEN INNOVATORS TO PITCH NEW PROJECTS AT CROWD-FUNDING EVENT

10.16.18 | Press

7th Annual BOOST Event Showcases Chicago’s Thriving Sustainability Movement   Chicago, IL (October 16, 2018) — The Delta Emerging Leaders (DELs), an associate board of the Delta Institute, today announced their finalists for the 7th annual Building Opportunities for Original and Sustainable Thinking (BOOST), a live, crowd-funded pitch fest to solve complex environmental challenges throughout Chicago and the Midwest. Entrepreneurs…More


What the Recent International Climate Report Means for the Midwest​

10.12.18 | Announcements

All of us at Delta Institute wanted to make sure that you saw the recently released U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, which declares we must prevent further climate change impact and reduce the likelihood of catastrophic weather—such as Hurricane Michael that devastated the Florida panhandle coastline this week. Industry—and the people who run it—need to take more…More