ICIC

Founded in 1994 by Harvard Business School Professor Michael Porter, the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City is a nonprofit research and strategy organization and the leading authority on U.S. inner city economies and the businesses that thrive there.

What Works Webinar: June 5th

Join ICIC for its next What Works Webinar to discuss best practice approaches for measuring the impact of anchor community engagement.

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    Apply for the Inner City 100

    Inner City 100 is back and there's a new dimension: 10 x 10. The list published in FORTUNE will be comprised of fast growing businesses in 10 industry categories.

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    Industrial Jobs Offer Living Wages, Not Just Minimum Wages

    Industrial jobs on average pay 200% over U.S. minimum wage.

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    ICCC: Investing in America's Future

    Over $1 billion in capital has been raised by participants of ICCC. Learn more about the program's impact and the entrepreneurs' success.

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    Inner City in Focus [INFOGRAPHIC]

    In America’s War on Poverty, inner cities remain the front line. Three out of ten people living in inner cities live in poverty.

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Inner City Exchange

Recognizing 100 Businesses Doing Good While Doing Well

When CEO Ann Perrault and Jackie Victor started their company, Avalon International Breads, they had a specific goal in mind. They said, “Our neighborhood, the Cass Corridor of Detroit, is a very...

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Events

Measuring The Success Of Your Strategic Plan

Successfully implementating business strategy is paramount to driving small business growth. Yet, over 75% of firms fail to successfully execute their strategic plan. During the last CEO Series webinar, Harvard Business School Professor Robert Kaplan taught entrepreneurs how to measure and achieve strategic success.

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