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Jul012016

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This week, Secretary Penny Pritzker traveled to Colorado to participate in several events highlighting the efforts and successes of the United States Department of Commerce. While there, she was a guest speaker at an Innovation Roundtable hosted by Representative Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), attended the second the Second Anniversary of the U.S.

Jul012016

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On July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence, setting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation. This most American of holidays will be marked with typical festivities ranging from fireworks, parades and concerts to more casual family gatherings and barbecues across the country.

Jun302016

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Greenhouse gases, or GHGs as we call them, stream out of power plants, seep out of landfills, flow from vehicle traffic and rise from commercial buildings and homes. Emissions of carbon dioxide, methane and other GHGs are nearly ubiquitous, and this makes them difficult to measure.

Jun292016

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Today, Secretary Pritzker accompanied President Obama and the U.S. delegation to Ottawa, Canada to attend the North American Leaders’ Summit. The Summit represents the importance that all three countries place on cooperation in North America, specifically in areas of economy, politics and security.

Jun282016

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Today, Secretary Penny Pritzker touted the benefits of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) to the Retail Industry Leaders Association’s (RILA) Board of Directors during its meeting in Washington, D.C.  Secretary Pritzker also updated the Chief Executive Officers from numerous retail companies on the latest developments related to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework.

Jun282016

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The U.S. Small Business Administration, in partnership with the White House, hosted the 2016 Hispanic-American Entrepreneurship Summit at the U.S. Institute of Peace on Tuesday, June 28. The Summit celebrated the work and continual strides of Hispanic entrepreneurs as business leaders in America.

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