SRI Pioneer Amy Domini Takes Impact Investing to the Public Markets

By Ellie Winninghoff SRI pioneer Amy Domini last week celebrated the launch of Nia Global Solutions (Nia), a new type of portfolio that takes impact investing into public stock markets. Co-founded with Oakland-based Kristin Hull, a seasoned entrepreneurial philanthropist and impact investor, Nia consists of narrowly focused firms whose sole …

The Crowd Cafe: Small business still reeling from credit crunch [CNBC]

  Crowdfunding news, research and resources  Don’t hesitate to get in touch! [email protected] TheCrowdCafe Weekly – September 8, 2013 Sep 08, 2013 11:01 am | Jonathan Sandlund |View Original Post|     Selected Articles Small business still reeling from credit crunch [CNBC] “The data on small business lending paint a bleaker …

International financial crisis accelerates the transition of the global economy sustainable

The international financial crisis that rocked especially the United States and Europe, from 2008, is a landmark at the turn of the global economy sustainable. She caused insecurity and distrust of banks and financial institutions worldwide and political allies, responsible for the consequences that impacted the planet, and caused the migration …

Publisher’s Column: Taibbi Vanquishes Vampire Squid

  Publisher’s Column:  Taibbi Vanquishes Vampire Squid  This and other highlights of the Public Banking 2013 Conference now available for free viewing on the Public Banking Institute’s website here. As one of the many people producing the Public Banking 2013 Conference, Conversation and TPP Forum, it was satisfying beyond measure to …

Guest Editor’s Column: Public Banking as an Answer to Artificial Scarcity

Artificial Scarcity and Public Banking PBI Newsletter, April 2013 Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Guest Editor’s Column:  Public Banking as an Answer to Artificial Scarcity We are often told, and we tend to internalize, the idea that scarcity is a natural condition of humankind, and the …

Monetary Reform Plank of the US Green Party (Greening the dollar)

AMERICAN MONETARY INSTITUTE PO BOX 601, VALATIE, NY 12184 Tel. 518-392-5387, [email protected] http://www.monetary.org Stephen Zarlenga, Director Friday, September 3, 2010 U.S. Green Party National Committee Approves Monetary Reform Plank: Monetary Reform Plank of the US Green Party (Greening the dollar) While the banking reforms outlined in the above 12 points …

3 New Loans, Moving Your Money, and America’s Best Brownies!

Inspiration from Bank Transfer Day November 5 was Bank Transfer Day, an initiative asking motivated individuals to move their funds from large commercial banks to community banks and credit unions. We’re excited to see a grassroots movement like this, reaching tens of thousands of people (over 70,000 people posted on …

How the Bailout Killed Local Lending — And How Some States Hope to Bring It Back

How the Bailout Killed Local Lending — And How Some States Hope to Bring It Back Ellen Brown June 27, 2011 http://WebofDebt.com/articles “Wall Street banks have cut back on small business lending… [by] more than double the cutback in overall lending.… [Small business] options just keep disappearing.” -Elizabeth Warren, Chair …

May NEN Newsletter

May 2011 Sustainable Community Development Steve Dubb from the Democracy Collaborative interviews Jon Emmeus David, co-founder of Burlington Associates in Community Development and Dean of the National Community Land Trust Academy. Slow Money NYC held its first Entrepreneur Showcase presenting panels featuring sustainable agriculture enterprises and sustainable investment vehicles to …

Nominate Elizabeth Warren – Provide The Pecora Hearings We Need

An article from The Baseline Scenario Nominate Elizabeth Warren – Provide The Pecora Hearings We Need Posted: 04 May 2011 08:29 AM PDT By Simon Johnson Ms. Warren is helping get the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) off the ground and remains the leading contender to become its formal …