Reinventing capitalism. Office dumpster divers. Handprints versus carbon footprints. These are some of the ideas panelists and attendees discussed during the second annual Oregon Business “Green Your Workplace” seminar yesterday.
Oregon Business celebrated the 100 Best Green Workplaces with an awards luncheon yesterday at the Nines Hotel in downtown Portland.
More than 250 people turned out today for Oregon Business magazine’s seventh annual celebration of the 100 Best Green Companies to Work For in Oregon.
Like all good journalists, OB editorial staff typically eschew freebies. But health care costs being what they are, digital news editor Jacob Palmer couldn't resist ZoomCare's offer of a three-in-one (cleaning, exam, whitening) dental office visit, guaranteed to take no more than 57 minutes.
New Jersey and Oregon are the only two states in the U.S. that ban self serve gas stations. But these two holdouts may be ready to give up the game. New Jersey is considering legislation that would lift the state's ban on pumping your own gas. Oregon is considering smaller scale changes.
Roy Kaufmann always lands on his feet.
The recent tragedy in Philadelphia has called attention to Amtrak and the nation's woefully underfunded rail service. Here are six facts about the Amtrak Cascades corridor between Eugene and Vancouver B.C.
Uncertainty is a part of doing business, whether in through the lens of investment opportunities and risks or the business of running an enterprise.
An earthquake would completely destroy many Oregon businesses, highlighting the urgent need for the private and public sectors to collaborate on shoring up disaster preparedness, said panelists at an Oregon Business breakfast summit today.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation is seeking input from businesses on a $5.5 million initiative to create a network of biking, transit and pedestrian trails within Portland’s central city.
There are more than 160 farmers markets in Oregon, contributing an estimated $50 million in sales, according to the Oregon Farmers Markets Association. We checked in on the Forest Grove market, which for several years has brought local produce and food vendors to Main Street in the center of town.
According to an indictment, a sportswear company acted improperly in pursuing a sponsorship deal from Brazil.
The Oregon Department of Forestry urges caution given the $200 million it cost to fight fires over the past two summers.
The measure strengthens regulation of an industry that many believe is operating without due scrutiny.
The administrative agency is requesting money over the next two years to hire 24 IT employees.
A sign of a booming economy: City officials passed budget "with a minimum of bickering."
In a Willamette Week report, Rodgers admitted to leaking thousands of the former governor's emails.
It's unclear whether Gov. Kate Brown will allow the projects to move forward.
At a press conference Tuesday, leaders bemoaned the bill stalling in committee. By Tuesday night, a negotiator said the measure was close to moving forward.
The sports apparel giant needs to spend more than $150 million threshold to trigger a state tax deal.
A Central Oregon nonprofit, as well as local officials and businesses, are pursuing airlines.
'I think at a certain point the integrity of the building is at stake,' the commissioner said after Charlie Hales abruptly pulled his support two weeks ago.
A move that ends the labor strife at West Coast ports comes too late for Portland.
If Senate Bill 920 passes, it would be the first in the nation regulating farmers' use of antibiotics.
The deal to create an Internet and cable television giant would be for $55.33 billion.
The man who built the Bandon Dunes Golf Resort completes agreement for about 280 acres of public land on the southern coast.
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Oregon-based Environments helps companies create inspired workspaces. “Simply put, we help companies future-proof their workspaces,” says Chris Corrado, president. Since 1988,Environments has witnessed firsthand the changing landscape of business. Native Portlander and Environments founder Corrado says, “We help our clients navigate the complex realities of the workplace today and plan for their future in a very mindful, strategic way. We think of ourselves as their partners in the process.”
One hundred years ago, the Willamette River might easily have been mistaken for a sewer. Unchecked industrial activity and decades of pollution made it unrecognizable compared to the clean river that now flows north for 187 miles from Eugene through the center of Portland.
The Oregon Entrepreneurs Network (OEN) will be presenting its third annual Entrepreneurial Summit on Friday, June 5 at Castaway in Portland, Oregon.
On June 13th Mayor Charlie Hales will attend nonprofit organization Dream Change’s inaugural Love Summit and will introduce one of its keynote speakers, Dan Wieden of Wieden+Kennedy advertising agency.
34 spots for food, 17 places to sip, and 7 sites to choose a brew beckon visitors.