Alliance in the News

The Boston Globe | March 5, 2019

Teamwork makes Lawrence a city on the move

ABL Board Member Jeff Bussgang and Lawrence Leads participant Wendy Estrella highlight the Lawrence Leads project and the city’s potential for economic growth.

Daily Hampshire Gazette | March 5, 2019

Guest Column Sara Ross: State should embrace clean energy potential for climate, economy

Alliance for Business Leadership member Sara Ross of Sungage Financial discusses the urgent need to address climate change by transitioning to a clean energy economy.

The Daily Free Press | February 26, 2019

Local business coalition looks to benefit Boston without big name corporations

The Alliance for Business Leadership hosts a panel discussion on the Amazon HQ2 Proposal to discuss how to lift up local businesses without relying on corporations.

Boston Globe | February 20, 2019

Developers are scrambling to find the next Kendall Square. Where will it be?

Alliance Board member, C.A. Webb, discusses Kendall Square’s potential to become a regional and national hub of life and health science research. 

Boston Business Journal | February 15, 2019

Viewpoint: Boston needs leadership diversity by design

Alliance Board member, Andrea Silbert, addresses the urgent need for CEOs and Boards across the state to make room for women and people of color.

WBUR | February 15, 2019

Amazon and GE Cutbacks Are A Lesson For Cities Offering Big Incentives

Alliance President, Jesse Mermell, calls for community engagement both for businesses moving to Massachusetts and the communities trying to woo them.

Boston Business Journal | February 14, 2019

Outside the Box: Jesse Mermell is one active activist

Jim Morrison spoke with Alliance for Business Leadership President, Jesse Mermell, about her career of advocacy and activism.

WBUR | February 12, 2019

New Study Finds Boston Has The Worst Traffic In The Country

Alliance for Business Leadership President, Jesse Mermell, discusses the results from a new INRIX study that finds Boston to have the worst rush hour traffic in the country.

Patriot Ledger | February 11, 2019

Kudos to the South Shore Chamber of Commerce 

Andrew Robitaille, Programming and Development Assistant for the Alliance, discusses the South Shore Chamber of Commerce’s commitment to creating affordable housing.

Berkshire Eagle | February 8, 2019

Housing, Transportation critical to Massachusetts’ growth 

Vice President of Programming and Policy, Meagan Greene, calls attention to the lack of affordable housing and transportation connectivity between regions in the Commonwealth.

Boston Herald | February 5, 2019

Economic growth and social reform can go hand in hand

The Alliance for Business Leadership is highlighted for its work convening progressive business leaders to bring together social responsibility and economic growth.

MassLive | January 15, 2019

Gov. Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh are taking a ‘road trip’ to Washington D.C.

Following the Mayor’s State of the City Address, Alliance President, Jesse Mermell, discusses the pressing need for solutions to issues of transportation.

Boston Business Journal | January 11, 2019

Tech ranking ignores problems

Alliance Vice President of Programming and Policy, Meagan Greene, urges Massachusetts to not gloss over transportation and housing infrastructure problems.

 

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