ILSR’s Energy Self-Reliant States: FL SOLAR COOPS !

“Ethical Markets urges VOTE NO on Amendment 1. Thanks.  ~Hazel Henderson, Editor” Last week, we published a raft of new material. First, we show that residential and commercial demand response programs can make a big dent in power system needs. With real-time pricing and some automation of common household appliances, residential demand response …

Tory Burch: It is ‘essential’ to vote

The fashion designer is encouraging her employees to take time off to vote on Election Day. She tells CNN’s Poppy Harlow she hopes other CEOs will do the same because “if you care about our future, whoever you are voting for, it is essential to have a say in the …

How freelancers are reinventing work through new collective enterprises

How freelancers are reinventing work through new collective enterprises As the gig economy proliferates, growing numbers are breaking away and creating their own work communities, based on a mix of autonomy and interdependence. Combating precarious economics and social isolation, freelancers are using new open-source technology and old-fashioned shoe leather organizing …

Announcing the 2016 Fuller Challenge Winner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2016 FULLER CHALLENGE WINNER ANNOUNCED October 6, 2016, New York City – The Buckminster Fuller Institute (BFI) is pleased to announce the winner of the 2015 Fuller Challenge: the Rainforest Solutions Project (RSP), a collaborative effort between three environmental organizations, which played a critical role in developing …

Resources for Credit Unions Serving Hispanic Consumers

Credit Unions Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month Juntos Avanzamos Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with Resources for Credit Unions Serving Hispanics Serving Hispanic Consumers Hundreds of credit unions serve Hispanic consumers, a vibrant and growing part of the American economy. Juntos Avanzamos designated credit unions share a mission of empowering Hispanic immigrants. …

Public Banking Institute News – Sept. 29, 2016

Public Banking Institute News: Sept. 29, 2016 Hi Hazel! — Lawmakers Declare Wells Fargo a “Criminal Enterprise” Rep. Michael Capuano (D-Mass.) declares Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf is “clearly and unequivocally guilty” of a range of crimes, including conspiracy to commit fraud, conspiracy to commit identity theft, and racketeering. He …

Announcing the Fuller Challenge Student Category Winner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ANNOUNCING THE 2016 FULLER CHALLENGE STUDENT CATEGORY WINNER September 14, 2016, New York City – The Buckminster Fuller Institute is pleased to announce the winner of the student category of the 2016 Fuller Challenge: The Center for Human Habitat and Alternative Technology (CHHAT) at Vadodara Design Academy …

Community Investment Workshop

  Dear Friends, Colleagues, and Fellow Localists, I’m writing to let you know about an exciting new workshop I’m co-leading with Marco Vangelisti, one of the leading movers and thinkers in the national Slow Money movement. The workshop is called “Align Your Investment with Your Values and Your Community,” and …