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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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  • Dedication Ceremony for the Edward M. Kennedy Institute
    Mayor Walsh joins President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and other members of the U.S. Senate for the dedication of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate at UMass Boston. Watch Video »
  • Boston Disability Commission Advisory Board Meeting 3-26-15
    The Commission facilitates full and equal participation in all aspects of life by persons with disabilities in the City of Boston. They strive to reduce architectural, procedural, attitudinal, and communication barriers that affect persons with disabilities. Watch Video »
  • Municipal Strategies on Financial Empowerment Forum
    Mayor Martin J. Walsh hosts "Municipal Strategies for Financial Empowerment," a public forum featuring Mayor Walsh, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. The Mayors discuss municipal strategies for credit building, wealth creation, consumer and family protection, and financial empowerment, aimed at improving outcomes for low and moderate income households. Watch Video »

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