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California Competes Tax Credit - Applications March 9-30th & Informational Webinar
Businesses in California that plan to expand and hire in CA may apply for tax credits. There will be a webinar “workshop” to walk businesses through the steps. You can...
LAEDC report: California and SoCal EV Industry is growing, giving region global competitive advantage
Southern California EV industry grows to 120,000 direct jobs; 276,000 in California, according to LAEDC report
Ocean Economy report released by LAEDC and Altasea
LA’s “Blue Economy” Represents a Major Jobs, Wage and Tax Revenue Driver Rarely Tracked, LAEDC Says: “Blue Industry Jobs Projected to Grow to 126,000 by 2023” Download and read the...
Recap: 5G and Mobility industry discussion at e4 Mobility Alliance
Industry leaders, key stakeholders and local educators joined an insightful conversation around the next generation of wireless connectivity and transportation in Los Angeles, on February 13, at LAEDC’s e4 Mobility Alliance meeting.
LAEDC Annual Economic Forecast is published
LAEDC has published its 2020 Economic Forecast, which was presented February 19th, 2020. The report, while generally optimistic about continued modest growth and employment gains, also explored major challenges in our regional economy; the biggest issue being that…
LAEDC EVP Stephen Cheung recognized by Supervisor Hilda Solis
Stephen Cheung was recognized by LA County Supervisor Hilda Solis in February, for his continuing and dedicated service to the community. She remarked that Stephen has been instrumental in economic...
Video: LA is at the center of renewable energy innovation - Bill Gross at VERDEXCHANGE
Idealab founder Bill Gross presented amazing breakthroughs in renewable energy and carbon sequestration at VERDEXCHANGE. View the video here. In this speech at VERDEXCHANGE, Bill Gross highlights new companies Energy...
LAEDC's Bill Allen and USC President Carol L. Folt at VerdeXchange
Bill Allen sat with Dr. Folt to discuss her vision for making sustainability a core mission at USC, at this year’s VerdeXchange. Read more on USC’s website HERE VerdeXchange brought...
LAEDC takes EV data to Sacramento to inform legislator decisions
LAEDC’s Judy Kruger and Collette Hanna traveled to Sacramento to provide testimony and analysis on key economic public policy issues, focused on EVs and Opportunity Zones. Judy provided legislators with...
Future Forum: The Future of Electric TransportationApril 15, 2020 4:30 pm
On the road and via air: Hear findings from LAEDC's new EV Industry report and learn from top EV…
2020 Select LA Investment SummitSeptember 17, 2020 8:00 am
Postponed to Sept 16-17, Select LA provides international and local companies with understanding of the region’s investment ecosystem with…
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Join us in our work fostering living-wage jobs in aerospace, advanced mobility, bioscience, digital media & entertainment and other key industries. Help us work collectively to align workforce development with hiring in these industries, through our partnership in Center for a Competitive Workforce. Read LAEDC’s research to inform your decisions. Join in public policy advocacy that supports progress.
We make decisions based on a triple bottom line: Economy, Equity, Environment.
Voices from our Region
LA Metro adopting an entirely zero-emission fleet demonstrates that it is possible for leaders to support the local economy and job creation while still prioritizing public health and clean air. It’s a win-win.Stella Li, President of BYD Motorshttps://laedc.org/2017/10/24/electric-bus-jobs/
Every job created, every local business that prospers is a vaccination against harmful economic, environmental, and social determinants of health — and provides nutrients that strengthen individual and community total health.Jodie Lesh, Senior VP, Kaiser Permanentehttp://laedc.org/2016/08/20/jodie-lesh-health-outcomes-depend-heavily-jobs-economic-opportunity/
...Among the world’s 30 leading cities, L.A. ranks ranking #4 in the demographics and livability indicator, #1 in city brand, #5 in senior well-being, #6 in relocation attractiveness, #7 in entertainment and attractions, and #9 in the “Youthful Cities” Index.Mitra M. Best, PwChttp://laedc.org/2016/12/19/guest-los-angeles-business-pleasure-converge/
"As exemplified by LAEDC and its leadership, it is crucial that we work together as a region to make positive steps towards implementing cleaner energy practices."Rick Teebay, Program Manager, Office of Sustainability, County of Los Angeleshttp://laedc.org/2017/07/31/rick-teebay/