ICIC was founded in 1994 by Harvard Business School Professor Michael Porter who realized that the development of small businesses is essential for the healthy growth of the nation’s inner cities. In keeping with this principle, ICIC headquarters are located ...
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 ...
Mayor Martin Walsh has announced the opening of the Roxbury Center for Financial Empowerment in Dudley Square as part of a new initiative to address income inequality and poverty in Boston.
A coalition of labor activists secured an agreement from the Roxbury Strategic Master Plan Oversight Committee to push for higher minority participation and higher wages on any new construction on public land in Roxbury.
State officials gathered in Mattapan to announce the construction of a new station there and expanded service along the Fairmount Line, converting the commuter rail into a rapid transit line.
Gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker released what he calls his “urban agenda” during the opening of a campaign office on Blue Hill Avenue in Dorchester.
Owners of City Realty defended their firm against allegations of doubling rents and forcing out tenants in properties they have acquired during a City Council hearing Monday.
Attorney General Martha Coakley rallied supporters in Brockton and the South Coast region last week as her campaign gets ready to turn out it base of support.
Keolis has pledged to make strong inroads in partnering with the businesses of Greater Boston, with a particular emphasis on the state’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program
Hiring continued to rise through last month and small businesses are leading the way, adding the most employees across the United States.
The Boston chapter of the National Association of Asian American Professionals has recently increased its efforts to connect Asian businesses with the wider Boston business community.
The Massachusetts Women’s Political Caucus announces the winners of its highest award.
After Jean Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier died Oct. 4, some Haitians in the Boston community debated whether the former dictator, who was charged with corruption and human rights abuses, should have been afforded a state-sponsored burial. He was not.
A ProPublica analysis of US police shootings shows that blacks are many times more likely than whites to be killed by police.
Attorney General Martha Coakley is suing mortgage giant Fannie Mae over its refusal to sell foreclosed properties back to former owners.