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    DRIVING REGIONAL CHANGE

    The Economy League works in collaboration with key civic, business, and governmental organizations to develop and advance initiatives focused on driving growth and opportunity across Greater Philadelphia.
    • Workforce Readiness

    EXPANDING OPPORTUNITY

    SPECIAL ECONOMY LEAGUE ANALYSIS

     

    In conjunction with the 2015 World Class Summit, the Economy League released Expanding Opportunity, an exclusive online analysis examining ways in which advancing the World Class agenda can expand opportunity across Greater Philadelphia’s many communities while driving economic growth at the regional level.

     

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THE WORLD CLASS AGENDA

 

The World Class Greater Philadelphia agenda lays out aspirational goals and priority regional strategies for improving education and talent outcomes, boosting business growth, and making our infrastructure more effective and reliable.

 

 

Education & Talent Development

Education at all stages—from cradle to career—is more important than ever in today’s knowledge economy, both for individual opportunity and regional prosperity. Read More
Early Learning
All of the region's children are prepared to start school. Read More
K-12 Education
All of the region's children graduate from high school college- and work-ready. Read More
Postsecondary Credentials
Greater Philadelphia is a national leader in postsecondary credential attainment. Read More
Workforce Readiness
The region’s workforce skills adapt and match industry needs and support family-sustaining wages. Read More
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Business Growth

Business activity in the region drives employment and creates opportunity while generating the tax revenues that enable the public sector to provide and coordinate crucial services. Read More
Starting & Growing Businesses
Greater Philadelphia is a place where entrepreneurs can successfully create and grow businesses to scale. Read More
Innovation
Greater Philadelphia is a leader in bringing innovative ideas and technologies to the marketplace. Read More
Selling to the World
Greater Philadelphia's businesses capitalize on global export and investment opportunities. Read More
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Infrastructure

The region’s transportation networks, land assets, and environment play a major role in facilitating commerce and providing access to opportunity. Read More
Global & National Connections
Greater Philadelphia connects with the largest and fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the world. Read More
Regional Mobility
The region's transit and road networks provide convenient and efficient connections to communities and employment centers. Read More
Sustainable Systems
Modernized energy and water systems and open space networks enhance business performance and quality of life. Read More
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    FEATURED CAMPAIGN

     

    REGIONAL EXPORTS

     

    Despite more than 80 percent of global GDP growth projected to occur outside the U.S. between 2013 and 2018, only five percent of American companies currently export and, among those that do, 58 percent export to only one market. Recognizing the opportunity to take our region’s export outcomes to the next level, the Economy League and the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia are leading a coalition of partners to develop and disseminate a customized, data-driven metro export strategy.

     

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