Good News of the Week – February 5, 2021

Every week, ‘Good News of the Week’ features a curation of positive headlines from San Diego, delivered straight to your inbox. A blend of aggregated stories from San Diego’s most trusted news sources and original EDC-created content, GNOTW provides a comprehensive recap of the region’s best stories from the past week.

For the week of February 5, 2021, here’s what we’re reading:

…and here are the events we’re (virtually) attending:

EDC study: Big buyers can shop local to support more inclusive economy

According to EDC’s latest study, 14 large regional employers surveyed spend more than $9.9 billion each year on a range of goods and services, but only about $247 million of this reported spend can be traced back to San Diego’s small and diverse businesses.

In case you missed it, EDC recently convened regional industry leaders from SDG&E, NAVFAC Southwest, and Kaiser Permanente San Diego to discuss their efforts to redirect purchasing toward local, small, and diverse businesses.

Watch the Discussion


San Diego business resources:

Amidst everything happening in the world, we need a reminder that there’s plenty of ‘Good News’ to go around in San Diego. We have also compiled additional resources for businesses and individuals seeking additional guidance.

For businesses:

For individuals:

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Heather Dewis
Heather Dewis

Coordinator, Marketing