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With a strong economy, safe streets and a diverse workforce, Boston is poised for continued success in fostering new enterprise throughout the city. Increasingly, companies are discovering new market opportunities in urban neighborhoods where density of purchasing power, investment in new infrastructure and access to employees form a framework for growth.

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  • View CORI-Friendly Companies Working with the City

    The following vendors have certified compliance with the City of Boston’s CORI friendly hiring practices and have City of Boston contracts over $5,000. The City of Boston does not guarantee employment availability at any of the vendors listed.

    View Vendor List

  • Renew Boston Solar Permitting Guide

    The City of Boston Solar Permitting Guide serves as a resource for building owners and solar installers. 

    Solar Permitting Guide Updated, September 2011

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  • Boston Disability Commission Advisory Board Meeting 4-23-15
    Boston Disability Commission Advisory Board Meeting 4-23-15 Watch Video »
  • Kennedy Library Forum Series: Mayor Walsh
    Mayor Marty J. Walsh reflects on his first year in office as mayor of the city of Boston with CNN correspondent John King. Watch Video »
  • Save the Harbor/Save the Bay Fundraiser
    Mayor Walsh is honored by Save the Harbor/Save the Bay for his extraordinary stewardship of Boston Harbor. Watch Video »

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