Sustainable Business Alliance
The Sustainable Business Alliance is a membership organization for companies committed to greater environmental and socially responsible business practices. Our members are a diverse community of over 100 sustainable businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area. We strengthen our businesses through networking, education, and partnership opportunities. We learn from and support each other through strong community and collaboration.
Our mission is to promote sustainable business practices, nurture the environmentally-committed business sector, advocate the environmentally progressive policies, and improve the environmental profile of economic activity in the East Bay.
If you are already implementing sustainable practices in your business, or would like to learn more about greening your business, consider membership in our growing network of eco conscious entrepreneurs.
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Taps for the Unemployed - by Steve Fraser and Joshua Freeman
As has always been true, the coexistence of idling workplaces and cast-off workers remains the single most severe indictment of capitalism as a system for the reproduction of human society. The arrival of a new social category -- the ”99ers” -- those who have maxed out their supplemental unemployment benefits because they have been out of work for more than 99 weeks -- punctuates that grim observation today...
Steve Fraser and Joshua Freeman explains this brilliant and succinct history of the struggle between labor and capital in the US over the past 125 years is an invaluable frame for understanding the sorry status of one of the three bottom lines -- the social justice bottom line -- which we strive to honor.
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