The Providence After School Alliance is the only homegrown, Rhode Island nonprofit on the S&I 100 Index compiled by the Social Impact Exchange in an effort to attract funders by offering “proof of results.”
Houston-based oil-rig consulting firm The Athens Group first started using a quality-management system from Traction Software Inc. of Providence six years ago for an upcoming push for ISO 9001 certification.
The team at Providence’s G-Form LLC last year almost couldn’t believe what they were seeing: an in-match photo of Neymar, one of the world’s most popular soccer players and soon-to-be-star of the World Cup, rolling down his sock to reveal shin guards featuring the company’s bright yellow signature hardening gel cells. What made the image surprising was that G-Form, at the time known for bicycle knee pads and heavy-duty iPhone cases, didn’t market soccer equipment. more
Bicyclists came out in impressive numbers for this year’s Newport Folk Festival, including 1,120 on July 26 that accounted for approximately 10 percent of the day’s estimated 10,000 attendees. That’s according to nonprofit Bike Newport, which provided the bike parking. For all three festival days, a total of 2,695 bikes were parked at the festival. This was the third year Bike Newport provided parking for the festival. Last year, the highest daily bike-parking total for the event was 800.
Walaa Mogawer, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, has received $249,785 from the New England Transportation Consortium for research on “Hot Mix Asphalt Mixture Containing Recycled Asphalt Shingles” to further study in the area of pavement material construction.
Join PBN for the best networking event and party of the winter - January 15, 2015 - the Book of Lists Party at the Providence Public Library. Reserve your spot by December 31st and get a holiday gift from PBN!
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.