AFW Launches Second Annual SHE Leads! Class

Arizona Foundation for Women

Arizona Foundation for Women (AFW) is currently accepting participant and mentor applications for their second annual SHE Leads!™ program. The SHE Leads!™ program is crafted to repair the “Broken Rung” in the career ladder that often impairs women from reaching higher levels of management and leadership by developing women personally, professionally and philanthropically. Each … [More]

Sprouts Farmers Market Takes Phased Approach to Better Chicken Sourcing

Sprouts Farmers Market

One of the nation’s leading grocers committed to taking a staggered approach to improving broiler chicken welfare. Sprouts Farmers Market, which has more than 360 stores in 23 states, released an updated animal welfare commitment after two years of discussions with animal welfare organizations such as Compassion in World Farming, the world’s leading farm animal welfare … [More]

Phoenix Mayor Joins Business Leaders to Call for Bold Action and Investment in EV and Transportation Infrastructure

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Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego joined business leaders to call for modernizing the transportation sector by investing in advanced vehicles and transportation infrastructure, as well as expanding electric vehicle (EV) tax incentives. At the press conference hosted by the Arizona Technology Council, Mayor Gallego and other clean-vehicle advocates urged Congress to pass a budget … [More]

Creighton University Students Move In to the New School and New Building at Park Central

Creighton University

Exuberantly cheering as cars rolled up, Creighton’s student move-in ambassadors efficiently whisked away luggage and other belongings into assigned residence hall rooms, enthusiastically welcoming the Class of 2025 to their new University home. Nothing remained for parents to do except park the car and walk their sons and daughters to their rooms. Concierge service at its … [More]

Scottsdale-Based Water Company Records Another Record Quarter

The Alkaline Water Company

The Alkaline Water Company Inc., the country’s largest independent alkaline water company, today announced record revenue of $14.1 million for the fiscal first quarter ended June 30, 2021. The Company filed the corresponding form 10-Q with the SEC on August 16, 2021. “I’m pleased to announce that in the first quarter of fiscal 2022, The Alkaline Water Company secured a … [More]

Investment Firm to Sell Industrial Real Estate Portfolio for $2.2 Billion, Phoenix Highlighted

KKR

KKR, a leading global investment firm, today announced that KKR has agreed to sell a 14.5 million square foot infill and light industrial portfolio to Oxford Properties (‘Oxford’), a leading global real estate investor, asset manager and business builder, for approximately $2.2 billion. The portfolio consists of 149 high-quality distribution buildings strategically located … [More]

Phoenix Leads List of 2021 Best Places to Live in the U.S. Based on Predictable Weather

Intellovations

Following what many would consider the most unpredictable year on record, Intellovations has decided to announce its list of the Best Places to Live based on predictable weather, featuring 20 cities and towns where you can count on the forecast no matter what other disruptions you may be dealing with. Intellovations’ No. 1 pick for Best Places to Live this year is … [More]

EN NEGOCIOS: Emprendimiento sostenible: Cómo la innovación y las inversiones ecológicas pueden aliviar la carga que la humanidad impone al medio ambiente

por Edgar R. Olivo

La economía mundial se está volviendo verde y se han abierto muchas oportunidades para los emprendedores sostenibles que quieran ser parte de la revolución verde. Parece que todo, desde el reciclaje hasta la generación de energía, los alimentos orgánicos y la pesca sostenible, está atrayendo la atención de inversores de todos los tamaños. Un “negocio verde” o sostenible es … [More]

Sustainable Entrepreneurism: How Green Innovation and Investments Can Ease the Burden Humanity Places on the Environment

by Edgar R. Olivo

The world’s economy is going green, and many opportunities have opened up for sustainable entrepreneurs who want to be part of the green revolution. It seems like everything from recycling to power generation to organic groceries and sustainable fisheries are attracting attention from investors of all sizes. A sustainable, or “green business,” is one that shows a commitment … [More]

Keys to Franchisee Success while Coming Out of COVID

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Franchise businesses are expected to grow in 2021, according to an economic forecast by the International Franchise Association (IFA). The report predicts that nearly all of the economic damage done to the industry by the COVID-19 pandemic could be erased this year, and that franchising is projected to open 26,000-plus locations in the U.S., adding nearly 800,000 jobs, many of … [More]

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