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CiTTA is now also a City of Chicago certified MBE/WBE!

After 2 months of preparation and 9 months of waiting, CiTTA is finally officially certified by the City of Chicago as both a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and a Women Business Enterprise (WBE). We will be attending tomorrow (May 22)’s City of Chicago/Cook County 2014 Vendor Fair armed with our newly minted certification letter! The […]

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CiTTA Develops Social Enterprise Models for NeighborWorks America

CiTTA is excited to have been selected to help NeighborWorks America with Phase 2 of their ambitious Sustainable Homeownership Project. We will help NeighWorks Network’s organizations (NWOs) build, test and refine social enterprise business models for their homeownership service lines, to help these NWOs achieve significantly greater scale in service delivery while attaining financial self-sufficiency […]

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Engaging Co-Workers in “Greening” the Office

Leading a Green Team

On May 28, Belinda was invited to… speak on the topic of “Engaging Co-Workers in ‘Greening’ the Office.” In her presentation, she included some actual actions that she and her teams took to green their offices, and highlighted what she learned in terms of best practices and potential challenges for a green team leader. The entire presentation is posted here with a sample quarterly milestones matrices for a Green Office Challenge plan•••

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Experience from the Chicago Climate Action Plan

About a year ago, Belinda delivered a seminar at the Chicago Center of Green Technologies (CCGT) — entitled Creating and Sustaining an Environmental Action Plan: Experience from the Chicago Climate Action Plan . It was part of the “Green Tech U Series” offered by CCGT to provide educational resources in green technology•••

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All about Social Enterprise at Envisioneer

Want to let everyone know that Belinda will be speaking about Social Enterprise at the Envisioneer Event on April 11, 2013. This upcoming Envisioneer Event is organized by Greenheart Transforms, a division of Greenheart International •••

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CiTTA featured at WBDC website

WBDC website featuring CiTTA

CiTTA Partnership is being featured on the Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) website as part of their 2012 Annual Report! CiTTA was selected to be included in WBDC’s client start-ups spotlight.
WBDC is a great resource center for all small businesses. We met other entrepreneurs from all paths of life and industries at WBDC. They have ideas •••

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Which certification is right for your business?

Business Certification Matrix 2012 - created by IHCC

If you are an Illinois-based company and are looking to get your business certified as Minority-Owned, Women-Owned, or any other type of certification that prove you are at an inherent disadvantage in the market place, you are likely to get very confused as to which certification is the best one to have. There are business […]

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We are now an IL MBE!

After months of research, weeks of hard work in putting our application together, CiTTA has finally been certified as a Minority Business Enterprise with the State of Illinois!

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