Fix income inequality with $10 million loans for everyone!

kristy Reforming Global Finance

Fix income inequality with $10 million loans for everyone! By Sheila Bair Published: April 13 Are you concerned about growing income inequality in America? Are you resentful of all that wealth concentrated in the 1 percent? I’ve got the perfect solution, a modest proposal that involves just a small adjustment …

When and Why Foundations Should Blur the Line Between Profit-making and Charity

kristy Community Development Solutions, SRI/ESG News

A recent New York Times article on program-related investing highlighted the $10 million equity stake the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation took in Liquidia Technologies. Some in the foundation world are concerned that the investment blurred the line between profit-making and charity. We and our Braintrust advisor Stephen Viederman say …

World’s Poor ‘One Shock’ From Crisis as Food Prices Climb, Zoellick Says

kristy Trendspotting

An article from Bloomberg By Eric Martin – Apr 16, 2011 7:49 PM ET inShare0More Business Exchange Buzz up! Digg Print Email World Bank President Robert Zoellick said the global economy is “one shock away” from a crisis in food supplies and prices. Zoellick estimated 44 million people have fallen …

Employee ownership was continuously progressing across Europe since the financial crisis

kristy SRI/ESG News

A newsletter from European Federation of Employee Share EFES NEWSLETTER – APRIL 2011 Employee ownership was continuously progressing across Europe since the financial crisis The number of employee owners was nearly 10 million in 2010 in large European companies (out of 32.6 million employees). The number of companies that have …