New Skills on the Block: Green Jobs for Young Black Men

Lack of job opportunities for young black men is a serious problem. But so is an inability for small businesses and nonprofits to find the money to retrofit and green their operations, along with the urgent need to slash CO2 emissions.

Donnel Baird’s fledgling New York City-based startup BlocPower aims to do something about all of those problems. “We’re targeting jobs, carbon emission reduction and financial returns,” he says. “It’s complex.”

See full article by Anne Field for Forbes.com here.