In-Depth Reporting from Haiti Brings More Disturbing News

Posted by on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 12:18 am

As one of the co-founders of the Sustainable Haiti Coalition, I’ve been feeling guilty lately about how little time I’m able to spend on sustaining our initiatives in Haiti. The demands of the local situation, especially after Hurricane Sandy, and following several financially-disastrous years for many of us, have diminished the hope of leading a […]

Follow up to the 2012 Sustainable Haiti Conference

Posted by on Sunday, May 13, 2012 at 10:21 pm

We had a pretty extraordinary time in Miami at the end of April, reconnecting with old friends and making new ones, impressed by the level of development occurring both in Haiti and in the Diaspora community (though of course it is still barely scratching the surface of both the challenge and the opportunity) and determined […]

Sustainable Social Enterprise Proposals for Haiti

Posted by on Friday, January 20, 2012 at 7:09 am

The Sustainable Haiti Coalition is seeking contacts, partners, and support for two related proposals—one aimed at creating local Social Enterprise Catalyst organizations to foster a wave of social enterprises in Haiti, and the second as an example aimed at expanding the sustainable cultivation of bamboo and the development of multiple industries around this and other […]

2nd Annual ‘Buy Haitian, Restore Haiti’ Conference January 26 in Port-au-Prince

Posted by on Thursday, January 5, 2012 at 3:17 am

Dear friends of Haiti, In March of 2011, over 250 Haitian Business Owners and Members of International Non-Profit Organizations came together at the first ‘Buy Haitian, Restore Haiti Conference’, to address the need for local purchasing in an economy dependent on aid. Since last year’s conference, the results of local purchasing by International organizations have […]

Beyond Lingering Problems in Haiti, Progress and Vision Spark Hope

Posted by on Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at 8:51 pm

National Conference to Feature Sustainable Haiti Coalition: Sustainable Haiti Conference, April 4-6, Miami Convention Center Basking Ridge, NJ, March 4, 2011 – In the face of cholera outbreaks, political turmoil and faltering development efforts in Haiti, can individuals in America impact the long-term prospects for Haitians? Tamara Apollon, president of Mon Pays Mon Cuisine (i.e. […]

Frank C. Pao, Atlantis Energy Systems, Joins SHC’s Founders Circle

Posted by on Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 2:25 pm

The Sustainable Haiti Coalition welcomes Frank C. Pao, CEO of Atlantis Energy Systems, as a charter member of the Coalition’s Founders Circle. The act of joining the Founders Circle demonstrates the company’s commitment to ethical leadership, the blended value principle of combining business with public benefit and the Coalition’s vision of stewarding triple bottom line […]

What Haiti Needs Now

Posted by on Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 10:19 pm

In a remarkable report marking nine months since the earthquake, HUMNEWS gives us a daunting picture of life in Haiti: still more than one million people living in tent cities, less than 2% of the rubble cleared in Port-au-Prince, and only a small amount of the money collected being released for relief and reconstruction. The […]