Balancing profit and purpose

Several local firms are among a growing number of certified B Corps pursuing a business model that requires high standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency and legal accountability.

Why digital disparity persists

The “digital divide” is not defined solely by geography. Income matters too. State-of-the-art infrastructure will not bring broadband access to those who cannot afford it.

More growth in business confidence

Siena College Research Institute’s new survey of top executives finds optimism rising in the Rochester region, while views of state government sink lower.

Southern Tier growth business

Constellation Brands Inc.’s Canadian cannabis affiliate plans to move into the U.S. market by
establishing a $100 million to $150 million hemp-processing industrial park in the Southern Tier.