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 …

B Lab with the release of the third annual ‘B Corp Best for the World’ list

WAYNE, Pa., Mar. 19 /CSRwire/ – Today, 92 companies worldwide were recognized for creating the most positive, overall social and environmental impact by the nonprofit B Lab with the release of the third annual ‘B Corp Best for the World’ list. The ‘B Corp Best for the World’ list honors …

THE CROWD CAFE: Mapping the Crowdinvesting Ecosystem

Don’t hesitate to get in touch! [email protected] Mapping the Crowdinvesting Ecosystem Dec 16, 2013 12:00 pm | Jonathan Sandlund |View Original Post|   A colorful ecosystem is evolving around the investment crowdfunding industry. Companies are developing products and services to alleviate nearly every conceivable pain point of the system’s stakeholders, including …

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 …

The Crime of Alleviating Poverty: A Local Community Currency Battles the Central Bank of Kenya

The Crime of Alleviating Poverty: A Local Community Currency Battles the Central Bank of Kenya Posted on June 28, 2013 by Ellen Brown Former Peace Corps volunteer Will Ruddick and several residents of Bangladesh, Kenya, face a potential seven years in prison after developing a cost-effective way to alleviate poverty in Africa’s poorest …

New Poll of Small Business Owners Reveals Strong Bipartisan Support for Clean, Safe Energy and Environmental Stewardship

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CONTACT: American Sustainable Business Council Bob Keener, [email protected], 617-610-6766   New Poll of Small Business Owners Reveals Strong Bipartisan Support for Clean, Safe Energy and Environmental Stewardship   Large Majorities in Both Parties Want Increased Limits on Carbon Emissions, Energy Efficiency, Disclosure of Chemicals Used …

TheCrowdCafe weekly:Crowdfunding’s Disruptive DNA: The Why, How and Who

Curated investment crowdfunding news, delivered weekly. TheCrowdCafe weekly • Issue #7 – May 4, 2013 • • Share on Twitter! • Selected Articles Crowdfunding’s Disruptive DNA: The Why, How and Who | TheCrowdCafe Crowdfunding is disruptive. But not just for the reasons we’ve heard ad nauseum. There’s more to it. Talking Real Estate Crowdfunding …

Does your business need money to thrive?

A Letter From The Crowdfund Capital Advisors Team April 30, 2013 This one is for the Entrepreneurs! What would it feel like to have enough money to really get your small business up and running, with all the capital you need to advertise, to rent the space you need, and …

New Leadership for the Center for Small Business and the Environment

WASHINGTON, DC (February 23, 2012) — The Center for Small Business and Environment (CSBE), a non-profit organization that promotes green entrepreneurship, announced today that Scott Sklar will become Executive Director on March 1st succeeding CSBE founder Byron Kennard who is retiring. SEE FULL TEXT New Leadership for the Center for …