Thursday, September 22, 2016

Green Business Summit 2016: An Opportunity to Do Good

New York, NY: The New American Chamber of Commerce  in partnership with the African-American International Chamber of Commerce (AAICC), and the Hispanic-American InternationalChamber of Commerce (HAICC) is presenting its 2 nd Annual Green Business Summit (GBS), on Thursday, October 13, 2016, BNY Mellon, 101 Barclay Street, from 8:30am-3:00pm. GBS is a new international, annual, broad-level forum committed to progressing sustainable development and the green economy, by engaging citizens, business, finance, government and other leaders to find solutions for industries, cities, regions and nations.

The three pillars of sustainability are: People, Planet and Profits. This Summit offers the unique opportunity to do good for oneself, mankind, the environment and their bottom line. As business owners, we are profit-driven. This Summit offers ideas, products, inspiration, motivation,discussion and solutions to impact the future of our organizations and communities in a meaningful and responsible way. This Summit is a key initiative for our chamber coalition: NACC, AAICC and HAICC for our economic development plan.
The GBS features a Welcome VIP Breakfast, over 10 Breakout Sessions, an Exhibiting Hall, and a Networking Luncheon. Last year's breakfast keynote speaker was presidential candidate for the Green Party, Dr. Jill Stein who discussed her party's Green agenda. This year's morning keynote speaker is Congresswoman Hon. Yvette D. Clarke who will be speaking on the Green Initiatives of Democratic presidential nominee, Hillary Rodham Clinton. Several faith, business and community leaders will receive congressional citations for their corporate responsibility, work to save the environment and sustainability efforts. Our Luncheon keynote speaker is Jason Safford, who will be speaking on the topic: 'Developing a Green Mind'. Mr. Safford is an author, lecturer and environmental leader.
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Saturday, September 3, 2016

September is National Preparedness Month


National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration




Don't let predicted severe weather kick you and your business down.

Follow these five steps to insure business continuity during a weather-related business disruption:

1. Do a risk assessment

2. Make a communication plan with your team

3. Do an assessment of your key partners and vendors

4. Make sure you have strategies for working in another facility

5. Charge up your technology & battery backups