Private Sector

New 100K Jobs for Haiti Newsletter — February 2013

Posted by on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 9:24 am

Download the latest newsletter here: 100kJobs4HaitiNewsletterFeb2013

In-Depth Reporting from Haiti Brings More Disturbing News

Posted by on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 12:18 am

As one of the co-founders of the Sustainable Haiti Coalition, I’ve been feeling guilty lately about how little time I’m able to spend on sustaining our initiatives in Haiti. The demands of the local situation, especially after Hurricane Sandy, and following several financially-disastrous years for many of us, have diminished the hope of leading a […]

3rd Annual Haiti Track at Movement Day 2012 NYC September 27th-28th

Posted by on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 10:49 am

3rd Annual Haiti Track at Movement Day 2012 ~ TWO DAY TRACK “Redeveloping Haiti: Partnering for Strategic Impact” Hilton NY Hotel Thursday, September 27th 12:45pm-3:45pm and Friday, September 28th 8:00am-4:00pm We recently received the following very special letter from our friend Marie-Yolaine Eusebe from Community2Community:

Follow up to the 2012 Sustainable Haiti Conference

Posted by on Sunday, May 13, 2012 at 10:21 pm

We had a pretty extraordinary time in Miami at the end of April, reconnecting with old friends and making new ones, impressed by the level of development occurring both in Haiti and in the Diaspora community (though of course it is still barely scratching the surface of both the challenge and the opportunity) and determined […]

100,000 Jobs in Haiti Newsletter Just Released

Posted by on Monday, February 20, 2012 at 5:01 pm

100,000 Jobs in Haiti — February 2012 Newsletter PDF Version: 100KJobsNewsletter

100,000 Jobs for Haiti Site Launched

Posted by on Friday, February 10, 2012 at 3:42 pm

http://www.100kjobshaiti.org/ The Coalition is happy to support this initiative and host the web site for the 100,000 Jobs for Haiti project created by Partners Worldwide, in association with Peace Dividend Trust (creator of Building Markets, which lists more than 3500 “vetted” Haitian businesses) and Fonkoze, Haiti’s leading microlender.  

2nd Annual ‘Buy Haitian, Restore Haiti’ Conference January 26 in Port-au-Prince

Posted by on Thursday, January 5, 2012 at 3:17 am

Dear friends of Haiti, In March of 2011, over 250 Haitian Business Owners and Members of International Non-Profit Organizations came together at the first ‘Buy Haitian, Restore Haiti Conference’, to address the need for local purchasing in an economy dependent on aid. Since last year’s conference, the results of local purchasing by International organizations have […]

Clinton Promotes Haiti’s Investment Potential

Posted by on Friday, September 23, 2011 at 12:22 am

Former U.S. president Bill Clinton says Haiti has the potential for sparking competition in the Caribbean that would transform the island nation into a regional leader. He made the prediction in New York City at the yearly Clinton Global Initiative, or CGI, a leadership forum that tackles some of the world’s most pressing problems. Clinton […]

Haiti Update Posted

Posted by on Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 11:02 am

I have posted my April 16 Haiti Update presentation at the Morristown EcoCenter in two formats: Viewable Online (no videos), or downloadable Player Version with Movies. I now plan to complete my notes on the trip, enter all of our new contacts, and follow up with messages regarding specific projects, as well as a general […]

Haiti Today: The Sustainable Leadership Challenge

Posted by on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 6:40 am

Opportunities and challenges in the sustainable redevelopment of Haiti: Can we imagine an alternative future for “the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere”? Haiti is perhaps the most powerful example of a society suffering from a deficit of triple-bottom line outcomes-ecologically, economically, and socially, though it continues to have a strong culture and an indomitable […]

Our First Day in Haiti

Posted by on Friday, March 25, 2011 at 12:25 am

After less than a day in Haiti, it’s already clear what many of the obstacles are to establishing a successful business or series of businesses here. For one thing, the combination of heat and humidity is oppressive, even at night, especially when there is no breeze, and nowhere to retreat to that is air-conditioned. It’s […]

Frank C. Pao, Atlantis Energy Systems, Joins SHC’s Founders Circle

Posted by on Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 2:25 pm

The Sustainable Haiti Coalition welcomes Frank C. Pao, CEO of Atlantis Energy Systems, as a charter member of the Coalition’s Founders Circle. The act of joining the Founders Circle demonstrates the company’s commitment to ethical leadership, the blended value principle of combining business with public benefit and the Coalition’s vision of stewarding triple bottom line […]