Capital Raises, Innovations in the Industry, and Award Nominations

2019 Highlights From the Cutting Edge Team ·     In June, Chattanooga Football Club wrapped up their successful Regulation Crowdfunding raise of $872,750. They received 3,232 individuals investments from people in all fifty states and over 23 countries. ·     TechSoup Global has now raised approximately 75% of the target of their …

NJ’s Gov. Murphy orders a task force to set up a public bank

PUBLIC BANKING INSTITUTE NEWS: NOV 14, 2019 BREAKING: New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy orders a task force to set up a public bank On Wednesday, November 13, NJ Gov. Phil Murphy moved forward on his campaign pledge to create a state-owned bank by signing an executive order for a 14-member “Public …

California’s New Public Banking Option Opens Door for Real Community Investment

“Ethical Markets congratulates the new Public Banking initiative in California and our friends at the Public Banking Institute for all their good work! For full disclosure I serve on its advisory board. ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ California’s New Public Banking Option Opens Door for Real Community Investment Janine Jackson Don’t expect a …

Video and Slides for Sixty Minutes With Hazel Henderson

Thank you for registering for “Sixty Minutes With Hazel Henderson” webinar and especially to those who attended. You can watch the recording by clicking the picture and download the slides here.   Recorded Webinar:  “Sixty Minutes With Hazel Henderson on Transitioning to Science-Based Investing” Check out Hazel’s latest TV episode, articles …

WEBINAR: How to Invest in Economic Inclusion with CDFI’s

Save the Date: Free Webinar Investing in Economic Inclusion Through CDFIs Thursday September 12th 11:00 am PT / 2:00 pm ET Dear Friends of GreenMoney, We’re all aware of the growing wealth gap in America and many of us are looking for ways to effect change outside of charitable giving. …

Success worth replicating: California’s bill inspires New York

PUBLIC BANKING INSTITUTE NEWS: AUG 15, 2019 Success worth replicating: California’s AB 857 inspires NY state bill to enable public bank charters Late last legislative session, Senate Banks Committee Chair James Sanders Jr. introduced a bill in New York State modeled after California’s fast-advancing, grassroots-developed Public Banking Act, AB 857. The New York …

Happy 100th Birthday, Bank of North Dakota!

“Ethical Markets joins in wishing the public Bank of North Dakota another 100 years of success! ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“ PUBLIC BANKING INSTITUTE NEWS: JULY 25, 2019 On its 100th birthday this weekend, Bank of North Dakota thrives The Bank of North Dakota opened for business on July 28, 1919, a …

Last Week in ILSR’s Energy Self-Reliant States

Last week, we published our quarterly power plant capacity update. Bottom line, there were fewer fracked gas power plants opening and steady growth in distributed solar. Check out the chart below for a quick insight.  Big project update: do you work on rooftop solar? Local climate action? Our interactive Community Power Toolkit is getting …