Tag Archives: green economy

Women Build

Building the future for women in trades

The Bay Area's first and only all-women construction and solar training program was launched last week in Berkeley. Women Build was launched in response to the low participation of women in the construction trades.
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Oakland aims to add more businesses to its “green certified” list

What do the Chabot Space and Science Center, PGAdesign, Red Oak Realty, The Tip Top Bike Shop, Mr. Sparkle Window Washers, and Baja Taqueria have in common? They are all “green” businesses in Oakland.
Agenda poster for Fast Cities breakfast

Business magazine lauds Oakland as a “Fast City” for urban innovation

Imagine a city with blue skies and clear roads, populated by healthy people commuting on quiet, non-polluting buses. That’s how the business magazine Fast Company envisions the perfect city, and it’s borrowing some ideas from...