Business with a social conscience

“What is essential to Argus is to do work that matters, that is our core value and core principle. That leads us to work with organizations that we respect and admire,” Arenas said.

Patrick administration gets funds for advanced manufacturing talent pipeline

Building on the Patrick Administration’s historic commitment to strengthening the advanced manufacturing industry in Massachusetts, Housing and Economic Development Secretary Greg Bialecki joined Labor and Workforce Development Secretary Rachel Kaprielian and State Senate Majority Leader Stan Rosenberg to announce nearly ...

Nandhavan takes reins at Boston Asian business group

Jesse Nandhavan, the new president and CEO of the Boston chapter of the National Association of Asian American Professionals, knows he has a big task in front of him as he inherits a group that is facing a changing Asian-American ...

Harvard’s Michael Porter: small businesses hold keys to U.S. fiscal health

Harvard Business School Professor Michael Porter had a strong message for business owners and entrepreneurs attending the Inner City 100 Symposium last week — the business environment in the United States is showing some disturbing trends and small businesses may ...

Small businesses at head of trend in new job creation

Hiring continued to rise through last month and small businesses are leading the way, adding the most employees across the United States.

Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce cultivates class of women leaders

A Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce program offers women business leaders seminars, workshops, roundtables and other events focused on personal leadership development, negotiation, skill building and networking.

Boston Public Market to Partner with Interise and CropCircle Kitchen

Vendors at Boston’s first permanent, indoor farmer’s market to benefit from award-winning curriculum, local instructor

As economy moves forward, savvy small businesses can continue to strengthen

Five years on from the official end of the Great Recession, a slow-growing U.S. economy has emerged. While many businesses have righted the ship from the toughest days, many small businesses are merely plodding alone, but small business experts are ...

Research finds entrepreneurs of color face more hurdles to success

According to research from the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University, minority entrepreneurs who feel their road to success is more difficult than others may not be imagining things. The researchers found that entrepreneurs of color ...

Downtown Buffalo business district wins battle to add financial firm

In what N.Y. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is calling a big win for the downtown business district of Buffalo, equipment financing firm Blue Bridge Financial — after considering out-of-state-options — has decided to set up new headquarters in the historic ...

National Black Chamber of Commerce speaks out on new EPA greenhouse gas rule

Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released the Clean Power Plan proposal, which for the first time cuts carbon pollution from existing power plants, the single largest source of carbon pollution in the United States. The EPA says the ...

Google admits low diversity numbers, pledges to improve

Tech giant Google surprised many last week by going public with data that showed the Silicon Valley-based company has a long way to go in its diversity efforts

Study finds small businesses struggle to adopt technology

Global Insights conducted a study of small business owners around the globe.

Immigrants from Argentina thrive with Massachusetts-based Golden Cannoli Shells

The Chelsea, Mass.-based Golden Cannoli Company has received national recognition for its handmade cannoli and fillings by some of the largest distributors and customers in the United States for its handmade cannoli and fillings. This year, the company was named ...

Panelists discuss hurdles to building an inclusive new economy movement

A panel at the New Economy Coalition’s CommonBound conference discusses how people of color are faring in emerging industries and alternative economic structures