University of Utah Engineers Develop World’s First 100-Percent Biodegradable, Yet Comfortable Maxi Pad

Each year, nearly 20 billion sanitary pads, tampons and applicators are dumped into North American landfills every year, and it takes centuries for them to biodegrade inside plastic bags, according to a 2016 Harvard Business School report. Additionally, it requires high amounts of fossil fuel energy to produce the plastic for these products, resulting in a large carbon footprint. Continue reading University of Utah Engineers Develop World’s First 100-Percent Biodegradable, Yet Comfortable Maxi Pad

NAWBO-LA and Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce Presents: 2017 Small Business Awards

The Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce has championed the needs of the business community and the citizens it serves through a period of raw, brilliant boosterism to a continuing era of sophisticated national influence.

The L.A. Area Chamber represents…

More than 1,650 members
More than 650,000 employees
Small, medium and large-sized companies
Businesses from more than 35 industry sectors
Businesses from across Los Angeles County
The interests of more than 235,000 businesses in L.A. County

And, each year we deliver…
> More than 40,000 referrals to member companies
120 plus business and professional development programs
More than 25 advocacy and signature events
Nearly 100 graduates participating in our civic leadership programs
More than 10,000 job opportunities and internships for L.A. youth

Click here to register for this event!

Veteran and Military Entrepreneur Conference & Awards

With its proud military history and presence, San Diego boasts one of the most robust markets for veteran or military spouse-owned business in the United States. Now the San Diego Business Journal, in partnership with The Rosie Network, will celebrate and support local beteran entrepreneurs and military spouses with this new awards program and education conference. Winners and finalists will be honored in a special San Diego Business Journal supplement.

To be nominated, the individual must be a veteran or military spouse of the U.S. military– Navy, Marines, Army, Coast Guard or Air Force, or a military spouse. Self-nominations are accepted.

An independent panel of judges will select winners from among these categories.

  • Veteran-owned businesses
  • Veteran business leaders in the private sector
  • Business that advocate for veterans
  • Other individuals, such as emerging business leaders, veteran and military-spouse entrepreneurs and franchisees

Nomination Deadline: Friday, September 1, 2017.

Nominate or order tickets online at:

Ticket price includes a 26-week subscription to the San Diego Business Journal ($20.00 allocated to the subscription). Current subscribers may gift their subscription to a colleague.

Event Information: Contact the Events Department at 858.277.6359


Air Force Civilian Service

Air Force Civilian Service


United States Postal Services-Diversity

United States Postal Services-Diversity


American Family Insurance

American Family Insurance



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