Richmond Business News – May 2022

Great Little Box Company and OpenRoad Auto Group have yet again received an award as one of the Best Managed Companies in Canada.

Below is a collection of local news success stories that showcase both innovation and resilience. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #RichmondHasHeart when sharing your stories.

Ideon Technologies is leading the transition to sustainable mining

Our world revolves around critical minerals and we’re running out of places to easily find them. And when we do find these key minerals, we do it through traditional, carbon-intensive mining practices that increase our GHG emissions.

Innovate BC • April 7

Tourism Richmond ‘super excited’ to see cruise ships again after two-year pandemic hiatus

“We are excited as everyone in Downtown Vancouver,” said Nancy Small, CEO of Tourism Richmond.

The Richmond News • April 14

Richmond surgeon starts food truck with profits going to local charities

Sharadh Sampath’s main motivation is to create a business model that donates all profits, promotes access to employment for those facing barriers to employment, and creates healthy and diverse meal options.

The Vancouver Sun • April 19

ZE PowerGroup Ranked 8th in the Chartis Energy50 Ranking Report for Energy Fintech Technology Firms

ZE PowerGroup announced its new placement of 8th place in the Chartis Research 2022 Chartis Energy50 Rankings for top Energy Fintech firms across the globe.

BC Tech News • April 27

Richmond Night Market back in full force for 1st time since 2019

The Richmond Night Market opened for its 2022 season, operating on its traditional schedule for the first time since 2019.

Global News • April 29

Pajo’s just keeps swimming

Pajo’s Fish and Chips, located in the heart of Steveston, is a renowned local spot that has stood the test of time for nearly four decades.

Richmond Sentinel • April 18

Leadership change at Richmond Chamber of Commerce

Director of operations Shaena Furlong has been chosen to lead Richmond business organization.

Richmond New • May 10

Richmond businesses among Canada’s best managed companies once again

Great Little Box Company (GLBC) and OpenRoad Auto Group both received awards for maintaining their “best managed” titles for their 10th and 11th year, respectively, in a row.

Richmond News • May 11

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