Launched in 2010, Urban Partnership Bank (UPB) released a progress report on its first 16 months of operation, celebrating major milestones in its evolution as a community development financial institution (CDFI) in the midwest.
The Green CEO, a new book by sustainability leadership coach and consultant Lynn VanLeeuwen, presents a 10 function leadership system for CEOs who want to deliver sustainable value to stockholders, and the world.
Brian Higgins' company Green Home, LLC does exactly what its name says it does: help homeowners ensure their homes are built as green as they can be. An expert in energy efficiency and solar technologies, Brian also specializes in reuse of building supplies, and other green building materials.
EnviroTextiles LLC, a woman-owned business, is providing hemp fabric for scarves sold by the Obama 2012 Campaign. The scarves are a fundraising item for sale on www.BarackObama.com and were designed by one of Michelle Obama's personal designers.
People's Grocery has partnered with Oakland-based muralist collective Community Rejuvenation Project (CRP) to bring a massive three-sided mural to the company's headquarters that celebrates healthy living.