Win Your 2016 Pass to the Summit

Leer en español. Make a #CoopsFor2030 pledge and become a finalist! Today, the International Co-operative Alliance is launching #CoopsFor2030, an online platform where cooperatives can make pledges to show the world how they help achieve the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the United Nations. Show your power to …

Three big breakthroughs from central banks

“We at Ethical Markets are encouraged by this news,  and saddened to see the confusion of Britain’s voters, forced by an impoverished, binary political debate to  choose between “IN”  or “OUT “ of the EU, manipulated by power-seeking politicians.  The Conservatives demonized big government, regulation and bureaucrats by scapegoating Brussels.  In …

What a $100 Investment Can Do for Struggling Homeowners

What a $100 Investment Can Do for Struggling Homeowners Not too long ago, in a predominantly black neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago, where median household income is around $35,000, a homeowner was in trouble. She found herself with a mortgage for $142,200 at 7.99 percent interest, resulting in …

Early summer update from the WFC!

Dear friends,  With summer in our step, we look back on an exciting and eventful month. From witnessing environmental education in action and working to create a world without nuclear weapons to educating policy-makers on effective responses to domestic violence and making the case for ‘community energy’ – this edition of our newsletter fills …

The Little Bank that Could: PBI Podcasts and Projects in June!

Public Banking Institute News: June 1, 2016   New on “It’s Our Money” — The Little Bank that Could, and Does Here’s a brand new episode of America’s only public banking podcast. Ellen talks with Dr. Rozanne Enerson Junker, who got her doctorate studying how this upstart institution took on …

Sustainable Ingredients Emerging from Food Waste

London – Sustainability and technological advances are leading to novel ingredients to emerge from food waste. As will be shown at the upcoming Sustainable Foods Summits, these novel ingredients are finding new applications in foods, nutraceuticals and personal care products. According to the FAO (United Nations), about a third of …

Mark Your Calendars for Global Sharing Week!

  We’re thrilled to announce that we’re partnering with The People Who Share to organize Global Sharing Week. The celebration, which runs from June 5-11, will connect communities across the globe to share resources, create collaborative projects, and bolster commons-based initiatives. That includes hosting food swaps,civic hackathons, and discussions on …

What Developments in Food Traceability?

Food traceability has come to the fore, with a growing number of food companies adopting sustainability and traceability schemes. What such schemes are most popular in Latin America? What is the outlook for GM-free labels? What analytical tools are being used for food traceability and authenticity? What developments are happening …

Press Release: Sustainable Ingredients Emerging from Food Waste

  Sustainable Ingredients Emerging from Food Waste London – Sustainability and technological advances are leading to novel ingredients to emerge from food waste. As will be shown at the upcoming Sustainable Foods Summits, these novel ingredients are finding new applications in foods, nutraceuticals and personal care products. According to the …