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2011-06-02 07:30:00

BOSTON, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Root Cause, a nonprofit research and consulting firm working to advance solutions to social issues by partnering with the nonprofit, philanthropic, government and business sectors, presented its first Business Innovator Award to Scott Griffith, Chairman and CEO of Zipcar (Nasdaq: ZIP) on Thursday, May 5, 2011, during the eighth-annual Social Innovation Forum Showcase. "I am both honored and humbled to receive the first Business Innovator Award from...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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