Minority-Owned Businesses Support Clean Energy

Submitted by greenamerica on August 5, 2010

A national survey of 800 businesses shows strong support for clean energy and climate legislation among small businesses, especially among Latino- and African American-owned businesses.

The survey, conducted on behalf of Small-Business Majority, American Businesses for Clean Energy and We Can Lead, found that sixty-one percent of small-business owners believe that moving the country to clean energy is a way to restart the economy and help small-businesses create jobs. Of businesses polled, 60 percent of Latino and 78 percent of African-American small-business owners support clean energy and climate legislation. Despite the national Chamber of Commerce's opposition, 60 percent of local chamber of commerce members support clean energy and climate change legislation.

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