‘Community Development Solutions’
News on local, regional efforts by communities, NGOs, local businesses, banks, governments, to become more self-reliant and less dependent on global financial casinos, big banks and Wall Street. Covers local currencies, farmers markets, co-housing, Transition Towns movements, new bioregional urban re-developments and small communities.
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This month from ILSR: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) relied heavily on ILSR research for its recently issued new rules on Community Broadband Networks. Read our insight. Our article on how neighborhoods are developing their own commercial real estate has been widely discussed. Read the article. TODAY is the deadline [...]
We at Ethical Markets applaud this innovative financial initiative and will be reporting on future progress . Thanks to our advisory board member Linda Crompton and Laurie Spengler for alerting us ! Hazel Henderson, Editor We are pleased to announce that Sustainability | Finance | Real Economies – the Company, for [...]
Serving the Underserved: Building Alternative Financial Services in Low-Income Communities When: April 15, 2015 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Where: Westerfield Conference Center | 1800 S. Acadian Thruway Baton Rouge, LA Cost: $45 per [...]
March 2015 The Next 25 Social Enterprise Stars Education & the Arts As part of our campaign to add 25 social enterprise stars to our loan portfolio over the next year, we’re looking for new borrowers in all three of our focus areas: Food & Agriculture, Education & the Arts, and Ecological Stewardship. These are broad [...]
We at Ethical Markets applaud this innovative financial initiative and will be reporting on future progress . Thanks to our Advisory Board member Linda Crompton and Laurie Spengler for alerting us ! Hazel Henderson, [...]
Link to webpage version of this newsletter http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs072/1100594 Greetings! How do we approach urban planning and resource management in ways that preserve health and the [...]
NYC Economic Development Corporation and the Community of Certified B Corporations Launch ‘Best For NYC’ Challenge
NYC Economic Development Corporation and the Community of Certified B Corporations Launch 'Best For NYC' Challenge Yesterday the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and the community of New York's Certified B Corporations were joined by the Mayor's Office of Workforce Development and a group of New York City community [...]
Vermonters Lobby for Public Bank—And Win Millions for Local Investment Instead Right before 2014 came to a close, wall street won an enormous victory in the year-end spending bill. The so-called “CRomnibus” bill, which included language written by Citigroup lobbyists, gutted a key piece of wall street reform meant to prevent [...]
Pay-As-You-Feel Cafe Feeds Thousands on Food Waste The Real Junk Food Project intercepts food headed for the landfill and turns it into restaurant-quality meals. Read more » > TECH 15 Apps to Boost Your Happiness While no app can compare to time with loved ones, nature, meditation, and exercise, there are [...]
Former Goldman Insider Endorses Public Banks The Banking on Colorado event a few weeks ago was a great success, and even if you have read articles or books by Nomi Prins, you really have to watch this video of her rousing keynote address. It was truly remarkable to see a former Goldman Sachs insider heaping praise on public banking, [...]