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Next Generation Business Leadership Group Announces New Leader & New Conference

"Growth Economy Leaders For A Sustainable Society" May 22, 12:00-5:00pm

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/10/13 -- The Alliance for Business Leadership today announced that James F. Boyle, CEO and Founder of Sustainability Roundtable Inc., has been named President of the Alliance. A respected leader in Corporate Sustainability, Boyle was a co-founder of the Alliance and has served on its Board for more than five years, contributing to its growth as the nation's leading organization for CEOs, investors and entrepreneurs allied in helping invent a more just and sustainable society.

"The Alliance is the only cross-sector public affairs focused group for business leaders who believe greater economic and environmental justice is great for business, and it is energizing to be asked to lead it," said Boyle, who is the Alliance's second volunteer President.

The Alliance also announced its next meeting, entitled: "Growth Economy Leaders for a Sustainable Society." At this collaborative conference, CEOs, investors, and entrepreneurs will examine how best business leaders can advance the Alliance's commitment to extending access to affordable healthcare, increasing investments in education, research and job creation, and establishing a fuller cost accounting for the price of carbon pollution. Featured presenters will include Harvard Business School Strategy Professor Rebecca Henderson discussing her current work on "Managers & Market Capitalism," Jeff Bussgang, General Partner of Flybridge Capital, and top state and federal policy-makers. It will be held Wednesday, May 22nd, at the Artists for Humanity EpiCenter in South Boston.

"It is an inspiration to work alongside the CEOs and investors who make up the Alliance," said Boyle, noting that the organization has attracted scores of leaders from some of the fastest growing companies in high technology, life sciences, healthcare, social media and clean tech. "As we build on our recent growth in Colorado, Maine, New Hampshire, Virginia and Texas, The Alliance represents a new generation of business leaders who recognize that greater social and environmental responsibility benefits business and requires leadership from the business."

About the Alliance:

The Alliance for Business Leadership is a non-profit alliance of CEOs, business leaders, entrepreneurs and investors committed to building an economy that supports long-term economic growth and prosperity for all. Formerly known as the Progressive Business Leaders Network, the Alliance counts leading innovation CEOs and investors among its more than 150 members, including Josh Boger, Founder, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Paul Sagan, CEO, Akamai Technology, Jack Manning, CEO, Boston Capital, Diane Hessan, CEO, Communispace, Scott Griffith, CEO, Zipcar, Kip Hollister, CEO, Hollister Staffing, Alex Rigopulos, CEO, Harmonix Music, and Jim Roosevelt, CEO, Tufts Healthplan. For more information, visit www.allianceforbusinessleadership.org or contact Erica Levy at elevy@alliancebl.org or 617-401-2394.

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