SB Business: The Emerging, Not-for-Profit Economy

                                SOCIAL ENTERPRISE The Emerging, Not-for-Profit Economy     Across numerous countries, the economic contribution of the not-for-profit sector has been on the rise since the late 1990s. In Canada, for example, not-for-profit institutions now …

GIFT: An Action Agenda for Sustainable Development

Global Institute For Tomorrow – Programme Updates – Summer 2013 Programme Updates – Summer 2013 An Action Agenda for Sustainable Development issued by the UN last month outlines 10 priorities covering the four main dimensions of sustainable development: economic growth and the end of poverty, social inclusion,environmental sustainability, and good governance. Water resources for drinking, sanitation, energy …

GIFT: An Action Agenda for Sustainable Development

Global Institute For Tomorrow – Programme Updates – Summer 2013   Programme Updates – Summer 2013 An Action Agenda for Sustainable Development issued by the UN last month outlines 10 priorities covering the four main dimensions of sustainable development: economic growth and the end of poverty, social inclusion, environmental sustainability, and good governance. Water resources for drinking, sanitation, energy and …

Good Business New York™ Leading Women for 2012

Congratulations to Hazel Henderson and Advisory Board Member Hunter Lovins as two of the “Good Business New York™ Leading Women of 2012” , selected for their impact and effectiveness in the world of business and finance. Good Business New York™ Leading Women for 2012 Monika Mitchell | September 18, 2012 …

Decoding PULSE + New Report on Social Change Impact

We at Ethical Markets are supportive of all these socially and environmentally responsible investments, but still mystified by the new term “impact investing” which conceals more than it clarifies , since ALL investments have impacts, some blow the tops off mountains! Can you add “positive” if that’s what you think …

Financing Social and Environmental Innovation

Impact investors, venture philanthropists and Impact Investing ecosystem members are working to reform traditional financial systems. By linking investment and financing to quantifiable measures of social and environmental returns, the investment ecosystem is setting the stage for a more sophisticated framework that will scale impact and inclusive growth through efficient capitalization …

National Update

Centre for Civil Society NATIONAL UPDATE Consumer Family and Citizen Empowerment http://www.civilsociety.org.au/National_Update1111.htm November 2011 In this issue: Afif Tabsh Arab Spring, the Economy and Social Entrepreneurship Filippo Addarii The European Social Business Initiative Jude Foster Health consumers and social innovation Rachel Botsman Collaborative Consumption – Trust Between Strangers Luke Bretherton …

Vancity and Vancouver Foundation introduce innovative, high-impact investment program to build resilient communities

An excellent new framework for social investment and community building below. Attached please find the study done by Washington Lobbyists on how to destroy OWS. https://www.vancity.com/AboutUs/OurNews/MediaReleases/November25/ Vancity and Vancouver Foundation introduce innovative, high-impact investment program to build resilient communities November 25, 2011 – Vancouver, BC – Vancity and Vancouver Foundation …