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June Policy Update

What is on our plate at PBLN? Deep engagement with the biggest challenges facing our society and our economy. Here is a review of several opportunities to get involved today: Education We believe in government – and we see clearly that there are many instances where ineffective regulation can kill innovation. The U.S. Department of […]

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Photography from the 2010 PBLN CEO Summit

Over 200 business leaders met at Bentley University on Friday, October 8th to find their business voice in the challenge of inventing a more sustainable, competitive economy. Learn more about the event. Photos courtesy of Susan Young Photography. [nggallery id=2]

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PBLN Video from October 8 CEO Summit at Bentley University: Rosabeth Moss Kanter (Harvard Business School) and Gary Hirshberg (CEO, Stonyfield Farm)

At PBLN’s October 8th CEO Summit at Bentley University, we were privileged to have Rosabeth Moss Kanter (Ernest L. Arbuckle Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School) and Gary Hirshberg (CEO, Stonyfield Farm) speak to us about how innovative businesses and business leaders can create profit and social/environmental good. See the video here

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Thank you for making PBLN's October 8th CEO Summit at Bentley University a great success!

Over 200 business leaders met at Bentley University on Friday, October 8th to find their business voice in the challenge of inventing a more sustainable, competitive economy. Keynote addresses from Harvard Business School professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter and Stonyfield Farm CEO Gary Hirshberg set the tone for inspiring discussions that touched on specific challenges to long term competitiveness […]

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Can Innovation Companies Drive Job Growth in New England?

There is no more important issue than sustainable job growth. In one of the most well-attended sessions at the PBLN CEO Summit October 8th at Bentley University, Boston Globe columnist Scott Kirsner moderated a session on the question of whether the so-called “innovation economy” (title of his column) can drive job growth at a scale […]

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Stonyfield Farm Makes Dollars and Makes Sense

The PBLN Summit is well chronicled in an Yvonne Abraham column in the Sunday October 10 Boston Globe. Abraham says the dialogue at the event defied common stereotypes about what matters to CEOs. And digital branding strategy whiz Mike Troiano wrote a meaty post here on his firm’s (holland mark) blog about the runaway favorite part […]

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Here Comes the Summit – 200 PBLN CEOs Gather in Waltham

In anticipation of the October 8th CEO Summit at Bentley University, PBLN Executive Director Andrew Tarsy caught up Jon Carson a nationally recognized serial entrepreneur with a passion for social entrepreneurship. Jon has started and profitably sold three companies and in his latest incarnation he is CEO of BiddingForGood. PBLN: So why are you going to this summit tomorrow? Jon […]

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PBLN CEO Summit Agenda

Draft – all times and sessions are subject to change 7:45 – 8:20 a.m. Registration & Breakfast 8:20 – 8:45 Welcome Remarks – Framing the Summit and Beyond Speakers: Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Ernest L. Arbuckle Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School Andrew H. Tarsy, PBLN Executive Director 8:45 – 9:30 Keynote Address Gary Hirshberg, […]

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