The 2009 Mercer Quality of Living Survey ranks Pittsburgh 52nd in the world. This annual report aims at an international business audience and compares 215 cities based on 39 criteria. Among the most important are: Political/​economic stability, safety, education, hygiene, recreation and transportation.

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2009
  • Sub Heading A look at Pittsburgh’s recent rankings and evolution from the smoky city to the most livable
Six years ago, Keith Schaefer was reviewing a portfolio of companies for a group of investors headed by Pittsburgh financier Sam Zacharias and Andy Russell, the former Steeler.

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading The best energy bet may lie in the business of saving it
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