P2P Foundation – 100 Women who are co-creating the P2P Society: Stephanie Rearick of the Mutual Aid Network

Click here to read this mailing online.   “P2P Foundation” – 3 new articles 100 Women who are co-creating the P2P Society: Stephanie Rearick of the Mutual Aid Network Cooperatives are breaking into the domain of the sharing economy Pope Francis on the need for structural social change More Recent …

Health and Social Services Mutuals and Cooperatives

Newsletter – September 24, 2014 Health and Social Services Mutuals and Cooperatives En route to innovation! On October 9 Jean-Pierre Girard, Expert Advisor at Productions LPS, will unveil a brand-new global report on the health and social services industry. Today he has agreed to share a handful of examples of …

[Blog] MünchenerHyp cracks first thematic covered bond! EUR300m ($389m) Aaa 5yr, for coop housing. 1.6x oversubscribed. It’s the prototype for a Green Pfandbrief – at last!

  MünchenerHyp cracks first thematic covered bond! EUR300m ($389m) Aaa 5yr, for coop housing. 1.6x oversubscribed. It’s the prototype for a Green Pfandbrief – at last! Münchener Hypothekenbank eG has just issued an “ESG-labelled” covered bond (or Pfandbriefe, as covered bonds are called in Germany) for refinancing of housing cooperatives. Oekom …

Peer production, disruption and the law – call for debates, essays and interviews

“P2P Foundation” – 2 new articles 1.     Peer production, disruption and the law – call for debates, essays and interviews 2.     Legislation and Finance for community ownership of renewable energy across Europe 3.     More Recent Articles 4.     Search P2P Foundation 5.     Prior Mailing Archive Peer production, disruption and the law …

EESI Expands Residential Energy Efficiency Initiative with New Grant

EESI Expands Residential Energy Efficiency Initiative with New Grant             For more information, contact: Amaury Laporte at (202) 662-1884 or [email protected] Friday, July 25, 2014–The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) is proud to announce the expansion of its on-bill financing initiative into a national effort …

The Civil Society Conference: Strengthening communities and building self-help in an era of Coalition Governments.

Overcoming disadvantage. Building civil society. Changing government.   The Civil Society Conference.   Strengthening communities and building self-help in an era of Coalition Governments.   With Hon. Kevin Andrews Federal Minister for Family and Community Services   “I’ve had a longstanding interest and involvement in civil society. I’ve served as …

Energy Self-Reliant States: New Report! Minnesota’s Value of Solar

A busy week for democratic energy!  Last week we: Released a comprehensive explainer on Minnesota’s value of solar policy. Fired back at the biggest solar leasing companies in their war on value of solar with An Enormous Question for ‘Solar Choice’. Published a presentation I gave at Electrons on the Run, a …

USDA Launches Energy Efficiency Loan Program

USDA Launches Energy Efficiency Loan Program Success of “Help My House” Pilot in South Carolina Helped Influence New Program    For more information, contact:  John-Michael Cross at (202) [email protected]     December 5, 2013–The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) welcomes the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s new Energy Efficiency and Conservation Loan …

Climate Change, the Sharing Economy & Collaborating for a Brave New World

Symbiotic relationships in nature could show business the key to collaboration. Submitted by:Danielle Lanyard Posted:Oct 11, 2013 – 09:30 AM EST Tags:climate change, sharing economy, business, sea levels, economy,ecology, sustainability, eco, symbiosis, whole systems approach, collaboration, thoughting By Danielle Lanyard One of the most recent and startling headlines on climate change is the expected repercussions from the potential release of 50 …

ILSR’s Energy Self-Reliant States: New Report! City Power Play: 8 Practical Local Energy Policies to Boost the Economy

It’s out! Check out our latest report featuring 8 Practical Local Energy Policies to Boost the Economy, with examples illustrating the policies in action and links right to the ordinances that made them work.  Also, I just posted a panel presentation I gave to the Society of Environmental Journalists last Friday, …