Big Tobacco, beware: A new global watchdog will soon be on your tail. The search is on for a lead organization for Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products (STOP) that will aggressively track and monitor tobacco industry practices that undermine public health.

“Too often governments and businesses don’t talk to each other,” Michael R. Bloomberg said at the opening yesterday of the Bloomberg Global Business Forum, which he convened during #UNGA72 to begin to fix that missed opportunity.

NEW YORK—Exploring the role businesses can play tackling some of the world's thorniest challenges, the Bloomberg Global Business Forum is underway at the Plaza Hotel. Hosted during the UN General Assembly in New York, the forum convenes top government and business leaders…

Urban leaders and innovators from across the US convened in Baltimore yesterday to talk about cities—what works, what doesn’t and what’s next—for CityLab Baltimore, the latest in a series of global gatherings in cities across the world to explore the challenges and…

Michael Bloomberg continues to wage war against big tobacco, with the announcement of a $350 million commitment to fund anti-tobacco efforts, primarily in the developing world.   The funds will help to expand Bloomberg Philanthropies’ campaigns in low-and middle income…