Scott Cordes, St. Paul’s Director of Innovation and Budget, discusses how the Bloomberg Philanthropies' What Works Cities initiative is working in St. Paul, Minnesota. Read more in Twin Cities Pioneer Press.
Through the What Works Cities Initiative, GPL Assistant Director Jen North and Senior Advisor Greg Wass worked with the city of St. Paul, Minnesota to engage vendors, increase the number of vendor responses, and improve competition. Read more about how the city is building on these efforts to increase its vendor diversity and better understand why it wasn’t adequately reaching small, women- or minority-owned businesses. Read more.
Chile’s El Mercurio featured our What Works Cities project in Santiago, where the GPL is advising the city on their landscape maintenance contracts. Read the article here, and read more about results-driven contracting here.