California’s New Public Banking Option Opens Door for Real Community Investment

“Ethical Markets congratulates the new Public Banking initiative in California and our friends at the Public Banking Institute for all their good work! For full disclosure I serve on its advisory board. ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ California’s New Public Banking Option Opens Door for Real Community Investment Janine Jackson Don’t expect a …

Video and Slides for Sixty Minutes With Hazel Henderson

Thank you for registering for “Sixty Minutes With Hazel Henderson” webinar and especially to those who attended. You can watch the recording by clicking the picture and download the slides here.   Recorded Webinar:  “Sixty Minutes With Hazel Henderson on Transitioning to Science-Based Investing” Check out Hazel’s latest TV episode, articles …

WEBINAR: How to Invest in Economic Inclusion with CDFI’s

Save the Date: Free Webinar Investing in Economic Inclusion Through CDFIs Thursday September 12th 11:00 am PT / 2:00 pm ET Dear Friends of GreenMoney, We’re all aware of the growing wealth gap in America and many of us are looking for ways to effect change outside of charitable giving. …

Success worth replicating: California’s bill inspires New York

PUBLIC BANKING INSTITUTE NEWS: AUG 15, 2019 Success worth replicating: California’s AB 857 inspires NY state bill to enable public bank charters Late last legislative session, Senate Banks Committee Chair James Sanders Jr. introduced a bill in New York State modeled after California’s fast-advancing, grassroots-developed Public Banking Act, AB 857. The New York …

Happy 100th Birthday, Bank of North Dakota!

“Ethical Markets joins in wishing the public Bank of North Dakota another 100 years of success! ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ PUBLIC BANKING INSTITUTE NEWS: JULY 25, 2019 On its 100th birthday this weekend, Bank of North Dakota thrives The Bank of North Dakota opened for business on July 28, 1919, a …

Last Week in ILSR’s Energy Self-Reliant States

Last week, we published our quarterly power plant capacity update. Bottom line, there were fewer fracked gas power plants opening and steady growth in distributed solar. Check out the chart below for a quick insight.  Big project update: do you work on rooftop solar? Local climate action? Our interactive Community Power Toolkit is getting …

CA bill advances to the floor of the Assembly

PUBLIC BANKING INSTITUTE NEWS: MAY 23, 2019 The Public Banking Act AB 857 has been sent to the floor of the California Assembly for a full voteCalifornia’s Assembly Bill 857, now called the Public Banking Act, sponsored by the California Public Banking Alliance has made it through three committees, including …

AB 857 and SB 528 advance in California

Success for AB 857 and SB 528: California’s two public banking bills both advance in the 2019 legislatureOn April 24, California’s two pending public banking bills, Assembly Bill 857 and Senate Bill 528, both passed their second committee hearings in the state legislature. SB 528, which would convert California’s existing Infrastructure and Development …