Raining Rose Inc. Among ICIC and FORTUNE's Inner City 100 Winners
Inner City 100 Sponsors:
Chevron Corporation, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses and Staples Inc.
Raining Rose Inc.
Raining Rose manufactures natural lip balm and body care items in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and is certified to manufacture USDA organic products. Raining Rose was recently inducted into the ICIC 100 Hall of Fame after being honored for its outstanding growth as an inner city company six consecutive years, named one of the 2012 Greatest Companies to Work for by PPB magazine and awarded the 2011 US Chamber of Commerce Blue Ribbon Small Business Award.
Initiative for a Competitive Inner City
ICIC is a nonprofit research and strategy organization and the leading authority on U.S. inner city economies and the businesses that thrive there. Founded in 1994 by Harvard Business School Professor Michael Porter, ICIC expands inner city economies by providing businesses, governments and investors with the most comprehensive and actionable information in the field about urban market opportunities. ICIC's unique knowledge and expertise about inner city success factors and thriving companies is developed from specialized urban networks and path-breaking research. Www.icic.org.