2018 Presidential Leadership Scholar-Ezinne Uzo-Okoro

“Ethical Markets  honors  our esteemed Advisory Board member, Ezinne Uzo-Okoro, 2018 Presidential Leadership Scholar and formerly a scientist at NASA.  Ezinne founded Terraformers, a company empowering people in “food desert” communities to  grow food and provide healthy nutrition for themselves and their neighbors.  Ezinne also contributed her expertise to  our …

Co-op Weekly – Co-ops have a long history of building resilient communities. They should keep driving sustainability efforts.

“Ethical Markets supports cooperative enterprises and few people realize that these companies employ more people in the world that all profit-making commercial corporations combined according to the United Nations. ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ This year’s International Day of Cooperatives, observed on Saturday, July 7, is focused on Sustainable Societies through Cooperation. …

A Public Bank for Los Angeles? City Council Puts It to the Voters

“Ethical Markets congratulates the Public Banking Institute and the City of Los Angeles on  this ground-breaking move toward establishing its own municipal bank and bypassing Wall Street!  We are proud that lawyer Ellen Brown, author of ”The Public Bank Solution“ is a member of our illustrious global Advisory Board.  Keeping …

LA could vote for a Public Bank in November

Public Banking Institute News: June 28, 2018 Los Angeles City Council decides to ask the public if they want a Public Bank Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday, June 25 voted unanimously to start the process to put a measure to create a Public Bank for the city of LA …

Public Banking builds coalitions on both coasts

  Public Banking Institute News: June 21, 2018 Public Banking building coalitions on both coasts The launch of the #PublicBankNYC campaign earlier this month and the ongoing campaigns in California have generated several excellent articles. Aaron Fernando writes in The Progressive, “The rally on June 5 [in New York] was …

Broad coalition launches #PublicBankNYC campaign

Public Banking Institute News: June 7, 2018 Coalition of grassroots groups launches “paradigm shift” campaign for #PublicBankNYC Activists from more than two dozen grassroots organizations including New Economy Project and Public Bank NYC took to the streets of Wall Street on Tuesday to launch a campaign for a NYC Public …

The 2018 CONAPAC environmental science and conservation workshop

The 2018 CONAPAC environmental science and conservation workshop for 100 Peruvian grade school teachers in the rural Amazon has been a powerful continuation to collaborative rainforest care in the state of Loreto.  It has added depth, encouragement, and international visibility to the conservation efforts that are led by teachers. In …

Why Net Neutrality Matters for Business

Published on May 8, 2018 Join ASBC, businesses and leading policy experts to learn why net neutrality protections need to be restored to protect an innovative, open, and competitive internet. Last December, the FCC dismantled net neutrality protections for businesses and consumers. The rules prevented internet service providers from blocking …

Seattle issues RFP; Big banks set to hike city & state interest rates

Public Banking Institute News: February 27, 2018 City of Seattle releases RFP for Public Bank Feasibility Study Seattle has made their effort to create a Public Bank official by issuing a request for proposals for a Seattle Public Bank feasibility study. The city expects the final report to be submitted …