Chamber News

2017 Mid-Year San Francisco Legislative Scorecard

In line with our agenda for prosperity released earlier this year, the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce works to encourage City Hall to prioritize legislation and policies that support San Francisco employers. View our scorecard from the first half of 2017 below. To download the PDF, click here.

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SF Chamber Statement on Announcement Regarding DACA

Immigrants are job creators who have made – and continue to make – incredible contributions to the economic well-being of our city, and whose talents are critical to keeping San Francisco at the forefront of American innovation. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) has protected nearly 800,000 young adult unauthorized immigrants from deportation,… Read more »

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Partner Spotlight: SHN

SHN is the preeminent theatrical entertainment company in the Bay Area, bringing live entertainment experiences to San Francisco’s premier venues. SHN presents current hits fresh from Broadway, original Broadway cast productions, pre-Broadway premieres and one-of-a-kind events that are at the forefront of the national theater scene. Read more in our Partner Spotlight with SHN’s chief… Read more »

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Partner Spotlight: Safesite

Safesite is a data driven safety management platform that leverages the latest mobile, IoT and wearable technologies to facilitate safety communication, improve compliance and reduce incident rates on construction worksites. Their mission is to make every worker a safety champion. Read more in our Partner Spotlight with CEO Peter Grant. What was the motivation behind… Read more »

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Bay Area Groups, including SF Chamber, Sign Letter Supporting Extension of California Cap-and-Trade Program

The State legislature is scheduled to vote to renew California’s greenhouse gas cap-and-trade system to 2030, a key tool to reduce emissions from greenhouse gases by offering pollution allowances and offsets. The previous 2013 – 2017 cap-and-trade program provided significant economic benefits to the Bay Area with more than $84 million in funds allocated to… Read more »

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Chamber Members Named SFBT Bay Area Best Places to Work

Congratulations to the 12 San Francisco Chamber of Commerce members that were honored by the San Francisco Business Times as the Bay Area Best Places to Work for 2017! This prestigious annual ranking shines the spotlight on 130 local companies that rise to the top in terms of having a happy and engaged workforce. Four of… Read more »

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Partner Spotlight: TOTO

For nearly 100 years, TOTO has been the recognized leader in performance innovation and design products that enhance the luxury bathroom experience. Concept 190, A WASHLET Studio located in the SoMa neighborhood of San Francisco, is TOTO’s first experiential showroom. Through Concept 190, TOTO hopes to provide a truly unique experience unlike any other, and to… Read more »

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Partner Spotlight: Turner & Townsend Trestle

Turner & Townsend is a construction and project management consultancy and established the San Francisco office in 2006. In 2016, Turner & Townsend acquired Trestle Construction Management – a Bay Area company with extensive local expertise in construction project delivery. Turner & Townsend Trestle has offices in San Francisco and Mountain View providing construction and project management,… Read more »

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