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January 21, 2011
SustainableBusiness at Matter Network

"The green job data is significant because these jobs are growing in every region across the state, outpacing other vital sectors, and generating business across the supply chain," said F. Noel Perry, founder of Next 10. "There are very few business sectors in a state as large as California that employ people across every region. The emergence of this vibrant Core Green Economy can be attributed to California's history of innovation, as well as our forward-looking energy and energy efficiency policies."

January 19, 2011
OC Metro

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January 19, 2011
by Ben Geman
The Hill

"Employers offering jobs in fields such as solar-power generation, electric-vehicle development and environmental consultation added 5,000 jobs in 2008, the latest data available. In all, about 174,000 Californians were working in eco-friendly fields by early 2009, compared with just 111,000 in 1995, said nonprofit research group Next 10," they report.

January 19, 2011
Capitol Alert

Next 10 and partner organizations release a new report on the state's "green" economy this morning. The 10 a.m. release of "Many Shades of Green: Regional Distribution and Trends in California's Green Economy 2011," will include a panel discussion at Siemens Mobility Corporate Headquarters featuring Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson.

January 19, 2011
by Russ Britt
The Wall Street Journal


Next 10, founded by venture capitalist F. Noel Perry, defines green businesses as those that provide alternative energy, specialize in conserving energy and natural resources, and are geared toward reducing pollution and recycling.

"While green job numbers are modest relative to the overall economy, there are very few business sectors in a state as large as California that employ people across every region," Perry said in a press release.


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