Heard on the Street – here’s what we were reading last week:
Jeff Bezos and Jamie Dimon: Best of Frenemies: The JP Morgan chief and Amazon founder have found their companies’ fortunes increasingly entwined, but the balance of power between their firms has shifted.
Massachusetts Business Roundtable releases the #BusinessIsGood Report: This recent report provides a sampling of ways that businesses are strengthening communities and supporting public policy that contribute to building a better Commonwealth. Next Street client Eastern Bank is highlighted for their Business Equity Initiative.
Balancing the Scales of Investment in Baltimore: With a new initiative called the Neighborhood Impact Investment Fund (NIIF), Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh’s administration is hoping to make progress toward balancing the scales of investment across different neighborhoods.