New Jersey is the first U.S. state to have a comprehensive municipal sustainability program that links certification with strong state and private financial incentives and a technical support and training program.
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One in six Americans live in so-called “food insecure” homes. That means one in six Americans is seriously hungry, likely under-nourished or malnourished, and doesn’t know when they’ll have their next meal.
“And what is your commitment to community?”
By Mark D'Alessio
Last month the U.S. Chamber hosted its annual Small Business Summit, and I was pleased to be there on behalf of BCLC to meet some of the most charitable and high-impact business owners our nation has.
I recently interviewed Daphne V. Harris, Manager, Civic & Community Relations for Chrysler Group LLC about the company's community investment projects.
As 2011 kicks in, now seems like a good a time as any to start getting organized and to figure out how to strengthen communication and coordination between the public, private, and non-profit sectors, and between local and national actors.
Loews Hotels employees say that CEO Jonathan Tisch formed the hotel industry’s first comprehensive community service and outreach program in 1990. Continuing to evolve each year, it still functions under the same name, “Good Neighbor program.”
By Mary Wong, President, Office Depot Foundation