We are coming to the East Coast next month!

Did you know that our signature event, Fund & Fuel Your Dreams, is happening in Baltimore, MD on October 18 – 20, 2018. This is the first time we have EVER taken our live 3-day intensive training for women entrepreneurs on the road, and we MAY NOT BE BACK—at least …

BREAKING: Oakland Finance Committee supports moving forward

  Public Banking Institute News: Sept 13, 2018 BREAKING: Oakland Finance Committee unanimously recommends the public bank feasibility study be moved forward to the full City Council The City of Oakland’s Finance Committee accepted the Public Bank Feasibility Study and staff report, and recommended placing it on the full City Council’s …

Latest News from RSF: The Next Step in Impact Investing

The Next Step in Impact Investing: Breaking the Shackles of Extractive Thinking      Investments aligned with positive social and environmental impact are on the rise. Yet the impact part is oriented around capital preservation and profits when it should do just the opposite. In a Stanford Social Innovation Review article, RSF’s …

August 2018 Newsletter: Put your money where your heart is

“Ethical Markets highly recommends Crowdfund Main Street and the inspiring work of Jenny Kassan and her book which I reviewed, now on our Books & Reviews page at www.ethicalmarkets.com . ~Hazel Henderson,  Editor” Join us August 24 at the Impact Hub Oakland! Please join Co-Founders Jenny Kassan and Michelle Thimesch …

The latest in successful co-ops, our new staff member, and upcoming events to check out.

The Latest in Purpose Trust and Innovative Co-ops The Organically Grown Company is modeling a new mission-driven ownership structure. The company used a “purpose trust” to buy out retiring owners. The trust’s mandate is to support the company’s mission long-term. This strategy can benefit employees too and it disincentivises future sale of the company …

August’s Community Wealth Building Roundup

For the past several years, The Democracy Collaborative has been building a transatlantic learning and action network between our organization and like-minded colleagues in Europe. This dialogue has particularly grown throughout the United Kingdom. For me, what’s especially rewarding is seeing how this growing relationship is leading to the proliferation …

Nancy Soderberg Airs First TV Ad “Hurdles”

“While Ethical Markets has never yet publicly supported a candidate for Congress, we are supporters of former UN Ambassador Nancy Soderberg as supremely qualified to win in November.  She will serve Florida with great distinction, as you can see in this her first TV spot! ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“     …

Save the Date: Co-op Impact Conference, Oct 3 – 5, 2018

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this ground-breaking conference, bringing together leaders of sustainable companies with those of cooperative enterprises.   We support cooperative enterprises which employ more people around the world than all the for-profit corporations combined! (see the UN Year of Cooperatives 2012  www.un.org).   Personally, I also invest in coops.   ~Hazel …