All posts by: Mayda Sanchez

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For the last two decades, we have see resurgence of main streets and farmers markets while indoor malls struggled. This articles sheds some light on the trend that is here to stay. For centuries, commerce and fresh air went together. They’re starting to again. Source: Shopping Inside Is Out

California added 483,000 jobs in 2015, a growth rate of 3 percent, which was twice as fast as Texas’ 1.5 percent rate, PolitiFact found. California’s employment gains slowed to 2 percent last year through November, but still outpaced Texas’ 1.6 percent. And by the measure of GDP, California’s grew faster than Texas’ in the first […]

We had an interesting 2016 with major policy challenges and opportunities for collaboration. We look forward to an exciting new year for sustainable business in Ohio. Clean Energy: OSBC was active on energy issues in 2016. Last January, as the controversy grew over power purchase agreements to guarantee profits to AEP and First Energy to […]

Design Energy is an Ohio-based company that designs, builds, manages and finances commercial business and residential scale solar power systems, including community-based solutions. The company employs Ohio tradespeople and manufacturing to bring the benefits of utility-scale and community scale solar generation to cities, towns, and villages of Ohio. Design Energy’s client The Village of Minster […]

On December 8, 2016 the Ohio General Assembly passed Substitute House Bill 554 by lame duck session.  During the prior week, OSBC executive director, Mayda Sanchez, delivered letters from business executives from across Ohio urging legislators to oppose HB 554 and SB 220, that seek to make Ohio’s clean energy standards voluntary. The following letters […]