June 13, 2010 | The Wall Street Journal Online – This article shares the various financing options available to small businesses, starting with the easiest (lines of credit) to the more difficult (sizable bank loans) to secure when your business is beyond the start-up phase.
June 2, 2010 | Living Walls and Vertical Gardens Blog – Read about how WESST earned Silver LEED certification (a third party rating system offered through the U.S. Green Building Council) for its use of indoor plants as a unique air filtration system.
December 7, 2009 | PR Newswire – The Allstate Foundation awarded a $15,000 IDA Grant to help WESST continue its financial literacy and IDA program that benefits low income residence of New Mexico.
December 3, 2009 | New Mexico Business Weekly – WESST was among the companies honored by the New Mexico Business Weekly for creating enjoyable workplaces and satisfied employees at its annual “Best Places to Work” awards breakfast.
October 29, 2009 | New Mexico Business Weekly – WESST Executive Director, Agnes Noonan was honored as a Top Performing CEO by the New Mexico Business Weekly, in the category of "Business Advocacy Nonprofit."
August 11, 2009 | New Mexico Business Weekly – Residents in rural areas of New Mexico will be able to access WESST’s business training programs more easily, thanks to a grant from The Aspen Foundation.
July 24, 2009 | New Mexico Business Weekly – WESST has landed an $800,000 federal grant for its new business incubator in Albuquerque. It will allow WESST to complete the east wing of the incubator and expand the digital media studio in the facility.
January 12, 2009 | The Wall Street Journal Online – Nancy Judd’s latest ‘trashion’ couture collection, “Campaign for Change,” which was fashioned from discarded Obama campaign materials, has caught the eye of environmentalists, who plan to showcase her clothing at the Green Inaugural Ball.