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Governor Baker advances minority business contract goals
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Governor Baker advances minority business contract goals
Gov. Charlie Baker filed legislation last Thursday aimed at increasing the share of state contracts going to minority- and woman-owned businesses.
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Opinion
Construction Development in Boston is booming and Massport plans on diversity playing a central role.
Massport expects full participation in designing, construction, equity, business tenancy as well as jobs with their $700 million construction projects.
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Massport makes push for diversity
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Business
Massport makes push for diversity
The state’s massive transportation authority, Massport, may be best known for running Boston Logan International Airport and handling the local shipping ports, but that is not all it does. With well over 300 acres of real estate in addition to Logan, the agency has a big hand in some of the major development going on in Boston. Now its leaders are making a historic diversity stand with a new project to build a headquarters hotel near the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.
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Supplier Diversity – How to Market your business to public entity
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Supplier Diversity
Supplier Diversity – How to Market your business to public entity
Massport and Keolis executives talk about the importance of supplier diversity
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Keolis is hosting a Supplier Diversity event
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Business
Keolis is hosting a Supplier Diversity event
Keolis has pledged to make strong inroads in partnering with the businesses of Greater Boston, with a particular emphasis on the state’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program
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Minority Business Development Agency set for National Minority Enterprise  Development Week 2014
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Business
Minority Business Development Agency set for National Minority Enterprise Development Week 2014
The U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency is targeting minority business owners and offering a boost to their bottom line by taking part in the National Minority Enterprise Development Week Conference 2014.
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Supplier Diversity
Gilbane Building Company Graduates Six Local Contractors
Gilbane Building, a global leader in construction management, will hold a graduation ceremony on Tuesday, June 24th to honor eight representatives from six local companies who completed their M/WBE Contractor Training program.
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Google admits low diversity numbers, pledges to improve
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National
Google admits low diversity numbers, pledges to improve
Tech giant Google surprised many last week by going public with data that showed the Silicon Valley-based company has a long way to go in its diversity efforts
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Business
Abusers of minority programs beware
Manafort Brothers agreed to the fine and changes in its management team and structure in response to their admission of fraud related to a federally funded construction project in Connecticut
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GNEMSDC connects MBE/WBE's to lucrative private-sector contracts
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Supplier Diversity
GNEMSDC connects MBE/WBE's to lucrative private-sector contracts
In addition to the state's certification program, there are other certification opportunities, such as Greater New England Minority Supplier Diversity Council.
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Minority and Women Business Certifications
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Business
Minority and Women Business Certifications
The Commonwealth is a rich source of revenue for certified businesses. Last fiscal year, certified businesses received more than $1 billion in sales from the state.
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SBA Loans on the Rise
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Money Talk
SBA Loans on the Rise
Eliminating low-dollar loan fee boosts minority-owned business
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