December 2009

Inspiring Video on Evergreen Laundry

Tuesday, 12/08/2009 21:02  |  by Anne Claire Broughton

We posted a few weeks ago about the new green cooperative laundry that is creating a new model for building thriving businesses that create wealth for low- to moderate-income individuals in Cleveland. The project has a very inspiring video that we highly recommend.

Defining the Jobs Element of the Green Economy

Tuesday, 12/15/2009 18:07  |  by Anne Claire Broughton

SJF Ventures portfolio companies Cleanscapes, a sustainable solid waste and recycling collection management service, and groSolar, a premier provider of solar energy systems, are great examples of entrepreneurial companies that are leading the new green economy. These firms provide products and services that lessen environmental impact, reduce natural resource use and also create high-quality jobs.