California Banks Buy Little from Minority-Owned Businesses, New Study Finds

Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) SAN FRANCISCO – California’s largest banks buy few goods and services from minority-owned businesses, reports a new study from The Greenlining Institute, released this morning in San Francisco. In a state where…
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Banks and Minority-Owned Businesses: New Report to Be Released at 2/24 Event in S.F.

Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) SAN FRANCISCO – The Greenlining Institute will release its first annual report on how California’s major banks contract with minority business enterprises at a special event in San Francisco Feb. 24. The presentation…
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Greenlining Comments to Strengthen Federal Diversity Policy

The Dodd-Frank financial reform act of 2010 created Offices of Minority and Women Inclusion (OMWIs) at some the nation’s financial regulatory agencies. Part of the OMWIs’ duties are to create standards for the financial sector on workforce and supplier diversity.…
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