Alliance In the News


Metrowest Daily News February 16, 2014

Norm Gorin, Alliance Leader, Urges Raise in Minimum Wage to Create Jobs

Gorin, CEO of Instinct Health Science, said in the Metrowest Daily News, “Unless people at the bottom of the pyramid have enough money to buy what businesses are offering and thereby create demand, job growth will slow.  It’s a common-sense equation, but some business owners taking the short-term view are missing it entirely.” 

Salem News February 8, 2014

Pass the Minimum Wage Bill Now, Says Alliance Leader Linda Moulton

As a member of the Alliance for Business Leadership, an organization of CEOs, investors, and business innovators, I am joined by many high-level executives in calling for an immediate rise in the minimum wage,” wrote Linda Moulton, CEO of TRU Corporation.

Boston Herald | December 28, 2013

Alliance Leaders Dretler and Hollister Call for Minimum Wage Raise

Raising the minimum wage is not just good for workers, it’s good for business and for the economy, say Alliance Leaders Kip Hollister, founder/CEO of Holiister Staffing, and Tom Dretler, CEO of Shorelight Education. The Massachusetts Legislature should act quickly to approve it. 

Boston Globe October 16, 2013

Alliance Featured in Boston Globe

Dr. Joshua Boger, founding CEO of Vertex Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:VRTX), explains to Shirley Leung of the Boston Globe, “This is not hippies and flowers. This is a business principle that says running business in the long term for social good is good business.”

Boston Business Journal October 8, 2013

Q&A with Alliance Chair Phil Edmundson

Phil Edmundson, newly-elected Alliance Chair, explained the Alliance’s mission to the Boston Business Journal, and shared his excitement about empowering business leaders to lead in the public policy arena towards a more just and sustainable society. 

Associated Press | June 5, 2013

Alliance Supports Cape Wind

The Alliance’s support for Cape Wind was featured in an AP story featured on NECN and other news sites.  From the story:  ”A Massachusetts business group is strongly backing the Cape Wind offshore wind project, after two other business groups recently attacked the project in newspaper ads.  The Alliance for Business Leadership called Cape Wind ‘an historic opportunity’ in a statement Wednesday.” 

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