By passing legislation that allows for the creation of so-called “benefit corporations,” as well as what are known as L3C, or low-profit limited liability corporations, the General Assembly, and Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee, who signed the bill into law, have made a small improvement in the state’s business climate.
In the final days of the recently ended 2013 session, the R.I. General Assembly passed legislation, which Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee subsequently signed, that will put our state on the road toward a statewide mattress recycling program endorsed by industry, supported by environmental advocates and welcomed by municipalities.
Guest Column: Jamie Rhodes and Ryan Trainer
Hasbro Children’s Hospital recently received a $158,137 donation from the Dunkin’ Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation, which was earned from proceeds of its fourth annual Iced Coffee Day.
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation has chosen five Providence-area students to take part in the 2013 Student Leaders program, which awards high school juniors and seniors from around the country with paid eight-week summer internships at local nonprofits.
PBN's annual Book of Lists has been an essential resource for the local business community for almost 30 years. The Book of Lists features a wealth of company rankings from a variety of fields and industries, including banking, health care, real estate, law, hospitality, education, not-for-profits, technology and many more.