‘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.
When we ask people why they don't have solar installed on their properties, we receive any number of reasons, ranging from inefficiency to reliability to storage (all of which we've debunked in previous posts). But the number one reason we receive is "cost." Or rather, perceived cost. Read more...
Ethical Markets, as a member company of ASBC is proud to report this historic meeting! - Hazel Henderson, Editor WASHINGTON, DC - President Barack Obama will meet with 15 small business owners to discuss the impact of tax policies today, Tuesday, November 27, 2012. ASBC and business members and supporters, Mandy Cabot, CEO and co-founder of [...]
As the holiday season kicks into high gear, no doubt many of you have food on the brain. But as you go about gathering the ingredients for your various traditional feasts and treats, remember that the choices that we make about where to shop today can have big impacts on our cities and public spaces. Today's fledgeling farmers markets could be [...]
The past week blew away my expectations. Our Represent.Us campaign launched last Tuesday to unite left-right-and-center in the fight against government corruption. Since then we've reached 250,941 people on Facebook. That blows my mind. But with your help, it'll be just the beginning. Will you take 1 minute to help us reach a quarter million [...]
New York, Nov 20 2012 7:05PM United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today praised the role that cooperatives play as catalysts of inclusive development and their capacity to empower communities by creating jobs and generating incomes. During a ceremony to close the International Year of Cooperatives at UN Headquarters in New York, Mr. [...]
Wednesday, 5 December 2012, 4.00 – 7.00 p.m. United Nations Headquarters North Lawn Building (Visitor’s Entrance on First Avenue & 46th Street) Conference Room 1 A book signing and reception hosted by William Bohnett will follow. The book documents the global voices, cultures and business and banking traditions that came together in [...]
Free ReCitizen memberships offered to local entrepreneurs, retirees, public leaders, etc. worldwide. Washington, DC – November 17, 2012 – Citizens’ faith in our public and private institutions is low, and getting lower with each passing day. Most people trust neither government nor corporations to safeguard their future. The need to renew [...]
Today's the day. Invite your friends and invite the world: spread the word via Twitter and Facebook We have already abolished over $100,000 in medical debt Help us abolish millions more Join us via live stream at RollingJubilee.org at 8PM EST Read more...
This interview by Hazel Henderson is part of the Healthy Money Summit from the Shift Network, a global teleseries offering tools and inspiration to transform your relationship with money and cocreate a new financial paradigm. For more information, please visit http://healthymoneysummit.com You can download the sessions here: The [...]
We at Ethical Markets are supporters of these Caring Economy programs, and we are honored to have Riane Eisler on our Advisory Board. - Hazel Henderson, Editor Change is accelerating and together we can influence the direction it takes. The Caring Economy Campaign provides a powerful advocacy framework for building a caring society and a [...]