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|Monday, December 12, 2011|
Oregon's annual Business Plan Leadership Summit starts today with leaders from around the state looking for consensus on how to boost the state's economy.
The gathering comes just days after the Portland Business Alliance and a number of other business-oriented organizations released a report that found the Portland area’s economy has improved since 2009, when it bottomed out during the most recent recession. Although regional employment is currently growing faster than the national average, a higher percent of Portland area workers lost their jobs during the recession, says the report, “A Check-Up on the Portland-Region’s Economic Health.”
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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.
3 Degrees Event Celebrates 5th Year Bringing Nonprofit and Business Professionals Together to Benefit Portland.
Bend energy leader brings passion for efficiency and renewable energy to the nonprofit.
Event in Forest Grove marks recognition of Global Food Safety Initiative Certification.