LA City Council supports AB 857; new Oregon state bank bill

Public Banking Institute News: Apr 4, 2019 Los Angeles City Council throws its support behind state-level municipal public bank bill AB 857 On Friday March 29, Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson and Councilmembers Paul Krekorian and Paul Koretz introduced a motion to support AB 857, state legislation facilitating the establishment …

Companies Feel the Pressure to Take Stands

THE BIG STORY Companies Feel the Pressure to Take Stands We’re in one of those rare “hinge” moments in history, when the status quo seems inadequate and failing, and what’s next is emerging out of the meltdown of the current order. The pressure on the top ranks of business management …

Knight Foundation-Informed and Engaged Communities

WHAT’S NEW AT KNIGHT Welcome to @knightfdn, your quick look at how Knight Foundation fosters informed and engaged communities. Conversations to strengthen local news, media and democracy: Watch the Knight Media Forum live starting now. Announcing the inaugural Knight Public Spaces Fellowship: Nominate a leading civic innovator (including yourself) by March …

IISD Reporting Service-ENB Update

Daily Reports [See photos]ISA-25 Part 1 Highlights Wednesday, 27 February 2019 | Kingston, Jamaica On Wednesday, the Council of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) continued its deliberations, addressing cooperation with other relevant international organizations and further focusing on components of the draft regulations for exploitation of mineral resources in the …

SEI-The Life Changing Solar Training Journey-Colorado

The Life Changing Solar Training Journey: Paonia Colorado SEI’s training facility in Paonia, Colorado is much more than just a classroom or hands-on training lab facility.  It is a life changing experience.  The technologies and knowledge shared by our instructors is just the beginning of a life long journey you …

Join NCBA CLUSA

Do you enjoy Co-op Weekly, the Cooperative Business Journal and the Co-op IMPACT Conference?   Do you want to participate in the democratic election process and help shape NCBA CLUSA’s Board of Directors?   Do you want to support advocacy for cooperatives and raise public awareness of the benefits of …

ASBC-February Webinars

            As a business leader, your voice carries a lot of influence. Now more than ever, you can make a difference by using that influence with elected officials, decision makers and the media to impact the policies that matter to you and your stakeholders. To give you all the tips …

Building Community Wealth in 2019

Dear Colleague, As 2018 comes to a close, I find myself reflecting on two incredible statistics. The first is that US life expectancy has dropped for the third year in a row, the longest sustained decline since World War I; and the second is that in order to avoid climate …