Honoring New Jersey Companies That Care

MORE THAN 200 New Jersey business leaders attended the Fifth Annual Companies that Care Awards, co-presented by the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) and COMMERCE. Held at Nanina’s in the Park in Belleville, New Jersey, on March 20, 2018, the event recognized companies for their charitable and philanthropic programs that care for veterans; help children; feed the
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When Advocating for NJ Entrepreneurs and Companies, CIANJ Means Business

BY ANTHONY RUSSO PRESIDENT, CIANJ NEW JERSEY needs entrepreneurs—motivated men and women who want to bring their products or services to market. They are the foundation of economic development. They are the backbone of our economy. They use their vision and their courage to compete and win in business. At CIANJ, we delight in working with entrepreneurs because we learn
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Introducing Our Annual Salute to New Jersey Companies that Care

CARING, compassion, generosity and teamwork are a driving force for good, shared by New Jersey companies that embrace giving back to the communities they serve. In addition, these businesses have expanded their focus to include helping the hungry, the homeless, veterans, children and the elderly, and protecting the environment through sustainability projects and programs. These caring companies embody the Commerce
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Keeping Talented Students in New Jersey’s Workforce

THE COMMERCE and Industry Association of New Jersey and its members want to work with state government and our colleges and universities to keep the best and the brightest students from New Jersey in New Jersey. We have one of the most educated workforces, and providing opportunities for the next generation of inventors, entrepreneurs and leaders is in our mutual
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President’s View: New Jersey Must Be “Open” for Business

ONE OF NEW Jersey’s first diners can be traced back to my hometown, Jersey City, where a lunch wagon built in Bayonne fed hungry workers and started what became diner culture. Our traffic and busy highways still support these classic culinary joints—throwbacks to a simpler time when people of all social and economic ranks dined in the same place, together.
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