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Embracing the Future: The Economic Success of British Columbia’s Carbon Pricing Policy

The Alliance was pleased to host Mike Bernier, Parliamentary Secretary for Energy Literacy & the Environment and Dr. Susanna Laaksonen-Craig, Head, Climate Action Secretariat from British Columbia’s Ministry of Environment along with leading Massachusetts and British Columbia business executives for breakfast April 13th to discuss one of the hottest topics of conversation in the Massachusetts State House: […]

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Nov 1
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A Revenue-Neutral Approach to Pricing Carbon in Massachusetts

A Revenue-Neutral Approach to Pricing Carbon in Massachusetts Leading innovation CEOs, investors and entrepreneurs participated in the Alliance for Business Leadership’s 8th annual CEO Summit on Sustainable Business in Boston on October 22nd.  Pricing carbon at a state level, similar to a policy implemented in British Columbia with the support of the business community there, […]

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CEO Summit on Sustainable Business Launches Collaborations

Innovation-focused CEOs and investors across the professional services, technology, life sciences and advanced energy sectors came together through The Alliance For Business Leadership’s CEO Summit on Sustainable Business; Growing Margins, Growing Markets at the Harvard Club in Boston October 22nd. Guided by global thought leaders, engaged by top national policy-makers, and inspired by top innovation CEOs […]

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140 Top Business Leaders Agree on Clearing the Path for Women

Gathering at MIT on Wednesday, June 11, Boston business leaders from the banking, tech, service, biomedical, and many other sectors agreed that the time has come for action on closing the gender wage gap, and increasing the number of women on boards. Alliance leaders Jim Roosevelt, CEO of Tufts Health Plan, and Trish Karter, Co-founder […]

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Growth Economy Leaders for Higher Standards: New Allies, Sharpened Focus & Enhanced Ability to Assist

by Jim Boyle, President, Alliance for Business Leadership, and CEO, Sustainability Roundtable Two weeks ago a select group of about three dozen Alliance Leaders made the trip to Washington DC with the message that “Growth Economy Leaders” (those regularly adding terrific jobs with a future in the U.S.) are committed to supporting higher standards in workforce development, a cleaner economy, and improving health […]

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Clearing the Path: Gender Parity in Pay, and More Women on Corporate Boards

Who will lead the nation on advancing women’s role in the workplace?  There’s no debate about whether we should move forward, or even how to do it. Yet, nationally, the number of women Directors on Boards and the size of the gender wage gap are essentially unmoved.  Can a critical mass of CEO’s and leaders create a tipping point […]

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Growth Economy Leaders for Higher Standards

In the first quarter of 2014, Alliance Leaders appeared in public forums and in Op-eds throughout Massachusetts and met repeatedly with top state and national policy-makers. Those policy-makers and experts are agreed: little can better help the cause of greater shared responsibility than business leaders publicly explaining the associated business benefit.   Select Alliance Leaders including David […]

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Senator Shaheen Briefs Alliance Leaders

A select group of Alliance leaders exchanged views last week with Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) concerning a wide variety of issues, including sexual assault in the military, women’s pay equity, patent trolling, and above all, the state of the U.S. Congress and how she gets things done in spite of it. In a gathering at the Cambridge […]

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Why Support the Alliance?

CEO’s, investors, and business innovators who seek to help create a more just and sustainable society support the Alliance for Business Leadership because it’s a place to exchange views and develop new ideas with like-minded leaders.   David Belluck, General Partner at Riverside Partners, LLC put it well: “There’s nothing incompatible about doing well and doing […]

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Vertex Founder Will Share Company's Strategy Map and Balanced Scorecard Prioritizing "Health: Transforming Lives" at Fall CEO Summit

Dr. Joshua Boger left his job as a scientist at Merck in 1989 with the dream of founding a new kind of drug company, and the resulting development of Vertex Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: VRTX) inspired the New York Times best-seller The Billion-Dollar Molecule and launched one of Boston’s and the nation’s fastest growing public companies. What […]

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After the Summit – Next Steps on Workforce Development

This is the last of 3 posts sharing highlights and next steps from our Nov. 8 CEO Summit, titled “Post-Election Forecast: What’s Next for Business Leaders.“ The first post covered tax reform, and the second covered workplace wellness strategies. Today’s post covers workforce development strategies, part of our Economic Development & Jobs Initiative.   Help […]

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After the Summit – Next Steps on Tax Reform

On November 8, 70+ Alliance leaders and guests gathered at “Post-Election Forecast: What’s Next for Business Leaders“, to discuss the 2012 election results and set strategy for our three key initiatives – Responsible Government, Health Promotion, and Economic Development. Over the next 3 posts, we will share highlights and next steps from these discussions, and […]

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Post Election: What’s Next for Business Leadership?

    After the election, join us for a Post-Election Forecast at the 6th Annual CEO Summit in Boston, November 8.  Imagine if you were asked to run a business where half your employees are at retirement age, your shareholders and customers have no respect for how you do business, your board of directors turns […]

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Jun 0
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Reaching into the Political Machine – A Powerful Visit to DC with The Alliance

A guest post by Nicolas Boillot, CEO of the HB Agency, active Alliance participant, and return attendee at the CEO Summit on Capitol Hill. (Follow him on twitter at @nboillot1) Each year my visit to DC with The Alliance for Business Leadership turns into the single most impactful event I participate in. I invariably come […]

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The Role of Leadership: An Update from CEO Summit on Capitol Hill

A quick update on the CEO Summit in progress in Washington, DC, by Audra Tafoya, Alliance Resource Development Manager. The air was buzzing with excitement last night as the Alliance for Business Leadership gathered at the opening dinner of the 5th Annual CEO Summit on Capitol Hill. As members filed in, old friends re-connected and new friends […]

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May 0
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The Right Man for the Job: Todd Park, America's New Chief Technology Officer

A guest post by Chris Cummings, CEO of SpanishDict.com, the world’s largest Spanish learning website, and is in the Alliance for Business Leadership. As we prepare to take the Alliance agenda of public and private innovation to Washington for the 5th Annual CEO Summit on Capitol Hill, I was thrilled to learn that kicking off the […]

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Job Creation, Healthcare Reform, and Responsible Government – it's all on tap at CEO Summit

The Summit 2012 Advance Team recently visited Washington, D.C. in preparation for our upcoming CEO Summit on Capitol Hill (June 12-13). While there, they met with several members of Congress, White House officials, and policy experts – here are a few highlights: 1)    Darrell West, Founding Director, Center for Technology Innovation, Brookings Institute: West discussed […]

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Martha Kanter, Under Sec'y of Ed., Confirmed at CEO Summit on Capitol Hill, June 13

Several new participants have been confirmed for the CEO Summit on Capitol Hill, including a strategy session with Martha Kanter, Under Secretary at the Dept. of Education. Kanter oversees the nation’s post-secondary education agenda, and as such is an important ally for the Alliance’s workforce development, community college, and other initiatives. In addition to workforce development, […]

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Summit Spotlight: Darrell West, Director of Center for Technological Innovation at Brookings Institution

A core belief of the Alliance is that innovation and technological advances are key to solving the problems facing our country, a view championed by Dr. Darrell West, Director for the Center for Technological Innovation and Vice President and Director of Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution. (Note: West is among the speakers at our upcoming […]

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A PBLN Back to School Discussion: The Supply Chain to the 21st Century Economy – Workforce Development and Public Higher Education in Massachusetts

A PBLN Back to School DiscussionThe Supply Chain to the 21st Century Economy: Workforce Development and Public Higher Education in Massachusetts   Hosted by Robert Beal, President, The Beal Companies, LLP   Chaired by Gloria Larson, President, Bentley University and Chair of the PBLN Education Working Group   Remarks by David Cedrone, Associate Commissioner for Economic and Workforce Development […]

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Health Care Working Group Discussion with Massachusetts Secretary of Health and Human Services Dr. JudyAnn Bigby

The system is broken! Join a PBLN discussion of the road to an innovation-driven business and government partnership to contain healthcare costs and make health itself part of our shared vision of a sustainable economy. Featuring: Secretary JudyAnn Bigby* Executive Office of Health and Human Services and Jack Manning President, Co-founder and CEO, Boston Capital […]

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May 0
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Reports of Life in the U.S. Capitol: DC Summit Report, Part One

We are just back from PBLN’s 4th Annual CEO Forum in the US Capitol. 115 CEOs, executives, entrepreneurs and investors landed on what many in business describe as “another planet.” Already reports are coming in from participants about the possibility of innovation in a place where you would not expect anything to grow. Venture Capitalist, […]

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Vision for a Clean and Competitive Commonwealth: A PBLN CEO Forum Hosted by Zipcar

Please join PBLN on February 15, 2011 7:45 – 9:30am Featuring Secretary Richard K. Sullivan, Jr. and Undersecretary for Policy David Cash from the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Zipcar CEO Scott Griffith Join PBLN at WilmerHale, 60 State Street, 26th floor, as the Patrick Administration’s top leadership on […]

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PBLN Board Meeting

January 13, 2011
Cambridge, MA
United States

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Education Working Group Meeting

Host TBD Register |  Add to calendar At this quarterly meeting, Education Working Group will discuss how business leaders can get involved in education reform efforts. Speakers and specific topic are TBD. Chaired by Gloria Larson, President of Bentley University, this group has addressed topics such as Civic Engagement and Workforce Development. Their current focus is […]

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Healthcare & Life Sciences Working Group Meeting

Host TBD Register |  Add to calendar In this quarterly meeting, PBLN’s Healthcare & Life Sciences Working Group will discuss issues surrounding national and Massachusetts healthcare reform efforts, and at strategies for sustainable development of the life sciences as both social/health innovators and as a source of economic growth. Speakers and specific topic are TBD. […]

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Energy & Environment Working Group Meeting

Host TBD Register |  Add to calendar At this quarterly meeting, PBLN’s Energy & Environment Working Group will discuss current challenges and opportunities regarding business practices and public policy related to energy efficiency, climate change and the clean economy. Speakers and specific topic are TBD. Chaired by Mitch Tyson, CEO of Advanced Electron Beams, Inc. […]

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Housing & Economic Development Working Group Meeting

Host & Speakers TBD Protecting the Massachusetts Affordable Housing Law (40B): The Business Case for Investing in a Market-Driven Affordable Housing Model Register |  Add to calendar At this quarterly meeting, PBLN’s Housing & Economic Development Working Group will address job growth, economic development and housing. Speakers and specific topic of discussion is TBD. The Housing & Economic […]

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Healthcare & Life Sciences Working Group Meeting

Date: September 20, 2010
Location: TBD

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Energy & Environment Working Group meeting

Date: September 16, 2010
Location: TBD

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ABL Think Tank Brown Bag: Millennials & Civic Engagement

                                                             Join The Alliance, Senator Eric Lesser, First Hampden and Hampshire, Alan Solomont, Dean, Tisch College of Civic Life at Tufts University, and Peter Levine, Associate Dean, Tisch College of Civic Life […]

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