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

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Community Development Solutions

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 …

Capital Impact Partners Announce Winners of Second Annual Co-op Innovation Award

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions, Socially Responsible Investing, Sustainability News

Capital Impact Partners  announced today that it has awarded grants totaling $45,000 to the Democracy at Work Institute and Project Equity, co-winners of its second annual CIP Co-op Innovation Award. The award is given to recognize those organizations that demonstrate leadership in bringing the cooperative model to scale and in …

Future Direction for Sustainable Sourcing?

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions, Sustainability News, Resource Efficiency

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 …

The 8th Annual Global CSR Summit & Awards | The Global Corporate Governance & Transparency Summit & Awards

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, Community Development Solutions, Global Citizenship

The 8th Annual Global CSR Summit & Awards | The Global Corporate Governance & Transparency Summit & Awards The world has changed drastically since the last decade.  Issues common in the CSR space such as the environment and ecology, people and societies, corporations and the economy have become even more …