Investing in a Sustainable American Workforce

Solar panels and workers

One of the (multiple) challenges that deters investment in rural low-income communities is the availability of a skilled and ready workforce. Whether it's retrofitting an out-of-date paper mill with state of the art equipment, building a clean-tech manufacturing plant from scratch or constructing a new branded hotel, the investment calculus includes the workforce readiness of the local community where the employees will be sourced.

As we work to bring opportunity to the nation's most economically distressed census tracks, CEI Capital Management LLC is building workforce readiness into many of the investments we make through the Federal New Markets Tax Credit program...

Read the full article at Triple Pundit: http://www.triplepundit.com/2014/06/investing...