News

100 Best Green Companies Keynote Speech

green2014-069Watch the 2014 100 Best Green Companies keynote speech by Eric Friedenwald-Fishman.

Green Your Workplace seminar held at Nines Hotel

GreenYourWorkplacelogoOBMOregon Business magazine's  "Green Your Workplace" seminar featured a panel of sustainability experts from small, medium and large organizations. The seminar drew 70 people and took place in the Nines Hotel this morning.

2014 Best Green Companies to Work For announced

100BestGreenMore than 350 people turned out today for Oregon Business magazine’s sixth annual celebration of the 100 Best Green Companies to Work For in Oregon.

A rough climb for equities

052214 thumb bondBY JASON NORRIS  | OB GUEST CONTRIBUTOR

"Sell in May and go away." This classic Wall Street saying seems to be prevalent these days as equities muddle along and bonds continue to rally.

Cutting Energy and Raising Efficiency: Analyzing LEDs

052014 thumb ledsBY CLIFF HOCKLEY | OB CONTRIBUTOR

As energy costs continue to rise small increases in the cost per kWh can mean hundreds more on your energy bill. Switching to more efficient and durable lights, like LED lighting, will reduce energy consumption, increase the lifetime of your lighting, and reduce your environmental impact so your property can run smoother, simpler and brighter.  

Attracting high achievers to Portland State

HonorsThumbBY WIM WIEWEL | OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR

It's tempting to look at PSU from the standpoint of numbers: our growing diversity, record-breaking graduating classes, the $59 million in research grants our professors were awarded last year. But behind the numbers, there is a qualitative picture of PSU that helps explain why we are drawing so many students. One clear example is Urban Honors.

Green your workplace

100Green14logo200oxBY OB STAFF

Learn how to green your workplace and lower your environmental footprint at the office. Oregon Business presents a two-hour "Greening Your Workplace" seminar on May 28th, 2014 at the Nines Hotel in Portland.

Generation "Mill"

051514 thumb genYBY VIVIAN MCINERNY | OB BLOGGER

Young people believe business has the most potential  —  more than government and more than nonprofits — to make the world a better place.

Re-tooling after the recession

BOOSTBY JESSICA RIDGWAY

SKANSKA, one of the country's largest construction and development firms, has launched a program in Portland called Building with the Objective to provide Opportunity through Sustainable Training (BOOST), an 8-week course aimed at educating and enlarging the sub-contractor pool.