Category Archives: Governance

Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia

SBN logoUpdated 10/9/19


The mission of the Sustainable Business Network is to build a just, green, and thriving economy in the Greater Philadelphia region. The SBN of Greater Philadelphia accomplishes this by educating and growing a broad base of local, independent businesses and educating policymakers and the public.

Service/Programs Offered:

Initiatives include the Buy Local Philly campaign, the Social Venture Institute, and the Green Stormwater Infrastructure Partners program. Through these and other undertakings, SBN works to connect consumers, independent businesses, and policymakers in making environmentally responsible decisions.

Student Opportunities:

Email with questions about getting involved.

Bryn Mawr students have organized Praxis III courses with the SBN in past years. Contact the Civic Engagement Office for more information.



Address:2401 Walnut Street, Suite 206, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 215-922-7400

*This site is accessible via public transportation from the Bryn Mawr campus. Please see transportation reimbursement policy.


Lansdowne Economic Development Corporation

Updated 10/14/19


The Lansdowne Economic Development Corporation (LEDC), founded in 1998 by residents and business owners in the borough, is dedicated to promoting and sustaining Lansdowne through the encouragement of  investment and business ventures. This town of about 10,000 people is located between Swarthmore and Philadelphia on SEPTA’s R3 line.

Programs/Services Offered:

Lansdowne EDC provides support  to local businesses and encourages economic activity and vitality through programs and events, including neighborhood revitalization efforts and a farmers market. Check the website for a list of all programs:

Student Opportunities:

Bryn Mawr students have been involved with Lansdowne EDC in a variety of ways, including Praxis III placements, Effective Grantsmanship projects, and general volunteering. Check their website for an updated calendar of events, and fill out a volunteer interest form at

Address: 3 South Lansdowne Avenue, Lansdowne, PA 19050
Phone:(610) 745-4013