Markkula Center: TRAYVON MARTIN, RACE, AND JUSTICE

August 2013 Newsletter                                                                           UPCOMING EVENTS: YOU’RE INVITED TRAYVON MARTIN, RACE, AND JUSTICE A panel discussion Aug. 5 on the Trayvon Martin case features Santa Clara County Deputy District Attorney Chris Boscia and SCU Professor of Law Margaret Russell. Co-sponsored by the Center and the Office of …

Raising Dough by Elisabeth Ü

The complete guide to financing a socially responsible food business, Chelsea Green, 2013   “Starting a food business?  Raising Dough provides an extremely useful roadmap through the financial landscape.  This is a wonderful overview of the tools and techniques for capitalizing your small food enterprise.”   ~ Woody Tasch, chairman of Slow Money …

The Public Bank Solution by Ellen Brown

The Public Bank Solution: From Austerity to Prosperity From austerity to prosperity, Third Millennium Press, 2013   Ellen Brown is a world renown author and Ethical Markets Advisory Board member.  Her Web of Debt was groundbreaking in bringing to light how the debt system functions.  Her new book, The Public Bank Solution, looks …

Impact Forum 2013 – investing in inclusion

Impact Forum 2013 was held on the 13th and 14th of June at Biopolis, in Buona Vista, Singapore. Plenaries, breakout sessions, workshops and individual talks created discussions bringing to light key issues and innovations pertaining to the overall theme of Investing in Inclusion.   Key sectors highlighted in the sessions …

LOHAS Highlights Love and Profit as Motivation to Sustainability

LOHAS Highlights Love and Profit as Motivation to Sustainability By Claudine Schneider, Ethical Markets Advisory Board member and correspondent   Report on the June 2013 LOHAS Conference, Boulder, Colorado “You protect what you fall in love with”, so said one of the featured presenters at the recent LOHAS conference (Lifestyles …

  “A prize proclaiming to be as prestigious as the World Food Prize should carefully evaluate any food technology which uses GMOs, adhering to the Precautionary Principle.  We laud those who call attention to the faulty science and policy outcomes, such as EMM Advisory Board member Ashok Khosla and friends Vandana Shiva …

Update from “Founding A Movement” author Michaela Walsh

Congratulations to Advisory Board member Micheala Walsh for her well deserved Isabel Benham Award!  Be sure to watch her acceptance speech – funny, enlightening and gracious.  ~Rosalinda Sanquiche, editor   Michaela Walsh, “Founding A Movement”, June 3, 2013   As summer arrives in New York, I reflect back on the …

CROWDFUNDING INVESTING FOR DUMMIES by Sherwood Neiss, Jason W. Best and Zak Cassady-Dorion, John Wiley & Sons, 2013

CROWDFUNDING INVESTING FOR DUMMIES by Sherwood Neiss, Jason W. Best and Zak Cassady-Dorion, John Wiley & Sons, 2013 All you need to know about crowdfunding investing by three of its leading pioneers! Sherwood Neiss, Jason W. Best and Zak Cassady-Dorion, all MBAs from the International Thunderbird Global School of Management, …

The Resilience Imperative: Cooperative Transitions to a Steady-state Economy

 by Michael Lewis & Patrick Conaty, New Society Publishers, 2012, ISBN: 9780865717077      Review by Shann Turnbull, EMM Advisory Board member and source of some of the ideas cited in the book. The Resilience Imperative is a must read for both leaders and followers seeking survival of society. The book …

Saving the World on Earth Day

Ethical Markets welcomes this Earth Day news from Advisory Board member Terry Mock Here’s a warm up. Stay tuned…   http://www.oryana.coop/blog/saving-the-world-on-earth-day Saving the World on Earth Day April 9, 2013   Earth Day is April 22 and one Oryana-ite in Northern Michigan is marking the day in grand style, by …