11 Platform Cooperatives Creating a Real Sharing Economy

11 platform cooperatives creating a real sharing economy As “death star platforms” such as Airbnb and Uber continue their pursuit of global domination, an alternative is rising in its wake. Read more » > HOUSING Eugene tiny house villages model innovative solutions to homelessnessA nonprofit, self-managed community of low-cost tiny …

Olympics Help Showcase Eco-Tourism Offered By Sustainability Pioneer Thais Corral

Olympics Help Showcase Eco-Tourism Offered By Sustainability Pioneer Thais Corral Thais Corral, named Woman of the Year in 2013 by the UN and Brazil’s Presidency, is moving Brazil towards the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by bringing ethical eco-tourism to Brazil’s forests.  Flourishing forest support good health and well-being, clean …

Party Time! Join us for free food and our marketplace release

Thursday, May 26th 5:30pmat rev: Ithaca Startups Works 314 E State Street, Ithaca, NY RSVP & updates Ithacash Marketplace Get excited for a major upgrade in May! Join us on May 26th for the release of a much anticipated mobile app + website for buying and selling locally. Program: 5:30 …

What can a public bank really do?

What can a public bank really do? Take a look at what the public Bank of North Dakota really did – in one year !! Bank of North Dakota 2015 Annual Report In its 2015 Annual Report, Bank of North Dakota (BND) reported its 12th consecutive year of record profits, …

Coastal Risk Consulting – Media Articles

Rising Sea Levels Won’t Doom U.S. Coastal Cities By Matthew E. Kahn In the summer of 2013, Rolling Stone published a long article titled “Goodbye, Miami,” which claimed that climate change will submerge much of the titular city. “By century’s end,” the article warned, “rising sea levels will turn the nation’s urban …

Bank of North Dakota Soars Despite Oil Bust: A Blueprint for California?

Bank of North Dakota Soars Despite Oil Bust: A Blueprint for California? Posted on May 2, 2016 by Ellen Brown Despite North Dakota’s collapsing oil market, its state-owned bank continues to report record profits. This article looks at what California, with fifty times North Dakota’s population, could do following that state’s …

Future Direction for Sustainable Sourcing?

Future Direction for Sustainable Sourcing? London – Sustainable sourcing has become fashionable in the food industry, with a growing number of companies making such commitments. However, the increasing number of sustainability schemes raises questions about long-term developments. Coffee, the most traded agricultural commodity, has the highest market share. It is …

8th Annual Global CSR Summit 2016.

8th Annual Global CSR Summit 2016. Top Companies Honoured At The 8th Annual Global CSR Summit & Awards 2016 in Laguna Bali Resort, Indonesia BALI, INDONESIA, April 22, 2016 – Bali, Indonesia was the host to the 8th Annual Global CSR Summit & Awards 2016 on 21th April 2016 at …