This week we welcomed more than 2,000 eBay sellers from across the country to our annual celebration for sellers, eBay Open, in Las Vegas, to connect, learn, and share.
Our community of sellers make eBay one of the most diverse marketplaces in the world. Nowhere is this more evident than in our SHINE Awards for Small Business contest, which recognizes some of our most inspirational sellers across the U.S..
The Erb Institute partnered with the Detroit Climate Action Collaborative (DCAC) to produce the toolbox Climate Change Strategies for Detroit Small Businesses. This newest toolbox in the Erb Institute’s Sustainability Management Toolbox series lays out four broad climate change goals that apply to all businesses and institutions, large and small alike. In an interview with Erb Institute Managing Director Terry Nelidov, he explains how this toolbox was created and how Detroit small businesses can leverage it to create change.
The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) recognized Sodexo as one of America’s 2017 Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises
GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, announced today that it has been named to Women’s Business Enterprise National Council's (WBENC) 18th annual list of America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs) for the first time.
Local NeighborhoodLIFT grants support affordable housing, small business
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced a total of $100,000 in donations for two local nonprofits to help revitalize Birmingham neighborhoods through the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT® program.
Identified in collaboration with the city of Birmingham, the Wells Fargo grants will provide support for small business and construction of new affordable housing.
According to SmallBusinessData.Gov, the Federal Government is required by law to contract with small businesses. Currently, less than five percent of the government’s small business funding goes to women-owned businesses. Today, Booz Allen Hamilton announced its partnership with the Vinetta Project to help women founders and women-owned small businesses to access previously inaccessible networks, investors, customers, and partners.
América Cristina Paz Tito lives in Arequipa and is a small business owner. She has been taking monthly classes from the DreamBuilder program, a partnership between Freeport-McMoRan and its affiliate Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde, and Thunderbird School of Global Management.
From the ICMM: America had the drive and the dream, then an ICMM member company helped her get the skills to make that vision a reality. She has now gone from selling potatoes at a roadside stand to owning three small businesses. You should hear that story from her:
This article was originally published to the World Economic Forum's Agenda Blog
Small businesses play a critical role in the global economy, contributing to economic opportunity, diversity and the overall health of our communities. If current trends continue, however, we may soon wake up in a world where many of these businesses have closed and only a few of the very largest players remain open.
In the last few decades, the technology sector has been a cornerstone of innovation in the United States. It has sparked rapid growth, provided access to global markets and created entirely new, massive industries — generating an estimated $1.3 trillion and accounting for about 8% of U.S. GDP.
Peter Kiriacoulacos, Comcast NBCUniversal’s Chief Procurement Officer, and Rick Hughes, Chairman of the Billion Dollar Roundtable, discuss how supplier diversity drives better outcomes for businesses and their communities.
The Billion Dollar Roundtable (BDR) is a corporate advocacy organization created in 2001 to recognize and celebrate companies that achieved spending of at least $1 billion with diverse-owned suppliers. Since Comcast NBCUniversal became the first media and technology company inducted into the BDR in 2015, our commitment to diverse suppliers has only strengthened, and our company has seen tremendous benefits as a result.