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Jay Coen Gilbert

Blog Entries by Jay Coen Gilbert

Amen! Jerry Stands Up for California

1 Comments | Posted October 12, 2011 | 18:41:47 (EST)

(Can You Feel the Spirit Governor Cuomo?!?)

Governor Jerry Brown heard the shouts from his congregation of business leaders and signed California benefit corporation legislation into law late Sunday night.

More than 200 individual businesses (like Patagonia and Revolution Foods), a dozen business associations from...

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Want to Create Jobs? Make People a Priority

8 Comments | Posted October 3, 2011 | 19:23:00 (EST)

The New York Times recently published an article by Joe Nocera entitled "What is Business Waiting For?" Nocera argues for businesses' responsibility to address unemployment and hire more workers. He also references financial risk expert Marc Groz's proposal of a "contingent commitment facility." Using this facility, a company...

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Can I Get a Witness?! The Evolution of Capitalism

Posted September 27, 2011 | 19:59:26 (EST)

It's not often we get the opportunity to witness history.

Thousands of visionary business leaders are building the foundation for the kind of systemic change that can create a new economy with millions of new high quality jobs and improve the quality of life in communities across our country....

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Clinton and Cuomo Make History

Posted September 20, 2011 | 18:22:01 (EST)

Or, at least they could. Bill Clinton has already done his part today, and now Gov. Andrew Cuomo has the opportunity to return the favor.

Cuomo came to New York City today to talk to President Clinton and other Clinton Global Initiative members about capital access. Cuomo, like...

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