Governments Struggle to Root Out Fake Minority Contractors – Governing

Margie Sollinger knew something wasn’t right about the companies doing business with Portland, Ore. As the city’s ombudsman, Sollinger had for some time been hearing...

McNerney leads bipartisan effort to protect Minority Business Development Agency – thepress.net

In anticipation of the 50th anniversary of the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), Congressman Jerry McNerney has introduced bipartisan legislation to preserve this critical...

Baltimore/Minority & Women-Owned Business Development, Baltimore City Chamber of Commerce Announce the launch of...

The First of its Kind Curriculum for Small Business Owners Combining a Powerful Assessment of Business and Mind-set with Classroom Learning, Implementation Accountability/Coaching and Achievement Tracking

BALTIMORE, MD / ACCESSWIRE / March 7, 2019 / The City of Baltimore's Office of Minority & Women-Owned Business Development, Baltimore City Chamber of Commerce, and the Spark Business Institute have joined forces to provide small business owners with a robust business education program based on a strategic business

Supplier Responsibility Progress Report 2019: Sustainable success for Apple – Supply Chain Digital

Apple has released its 13th annual Supplier Responsibility Progress Report, revealing that it has trained more than 17mn of its supplier employees on workplace rights and delivering advanced education and skills training to 3.6mn.

The 2019 Supplier Responsibility Progress Report comes after more than 1049 supplier assessments were conducted in 45 different countries, creating a truly global picture of Apple’s value chain. It revealed that 76% of Apple’s supplier facilities are considered high-performing, with only

Fixing the funding gap

KJ Miller and Amanda Johnson were having drinks one evening when they got on the topic of makeup, specifically why it is so hard...

New Laws Taking Effect – March 2019

Please see below to see if something applies to your situation: New Laws Taking Effect – March 2019 Effective Date Chapter Number Bill Number Summary 3/1/2019 Ch. 325 of 2018 A.9651-B S.7418-B Adds fuel-flexible...

NJEDA Expands Program to Bring New Businesses, Jobs to Downtown Commercial Corridors

Following a recent evaluation of the program’s performance in five Garden State Growth Zones (GSGZs), the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) Board acted...