NEW ASBC POLL FINDS BUSINESS SUPPORT FOR MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News

New ASBC Poll Finds Business Support For Minimum Wage Increase In 2014, ASBC commissioned scientific polling of 555 small business owners nationwide. A poll report just released with Business for a Fair Minimum Wage showed that a clear majority – 61 percent – of small business owners support an increase …

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

Jay Owen Community Development Solutions, Advisors' Forum

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 …

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

Small business owners support Obama’s clean energy and environmental policies, poll shows Charles Dharapak/AP – Most entrepreneurs support the administration’s proposals to curb global warming and invest in clean energy, according to a new poll. 0 Share to Facebook Share on Twitter Add to PersonalPost Save to Kindle Share via Email …

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

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

  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 …

Together, We Can Win the Policies We Need

Ethical Markets SRI/ESG News

A big thanks for everything you do – from signing petitions to speaking with press and policy makers to contributing financial support. Together, we are making a real difference in public debate and action on taxes, minimum wage and more. This year you helped stop a big tax holiday for big corporations that shifted …

ASBC Small Business Owners Meet with President Obama Today to Discuss Tax Policies

Ethical Markets Community Development Solutions, SRI/ESG News

Ethical Markets, as a member company of ASBC is proud to  report this historic meeting!  – Hazel Henderson, Editor WASHINGTON, DC – President Barack Obama will meet with 15 small business owners to discuss the impact of tax policies today, Tuesday, November 27, 2012. ASBC and business members and supporters, …

Crowdfunding Update – LegalizeCrowdfunding.org Launches, Compromise Ideas pushed, Speaking Engagements

kristy Community Development Solutions, SRI/ESG News, Crowdfunding

Here’s the latest from the guys leading the charge to legalize Crowdfund Investing (CFI) in Washington, DC. LegalizeCrowdfunding.org goes live. Already 138 entrepreneurs have registered to create 2,500+ jobs, which will have over $100M in stimulus! Let’s show Washington, DC the power of Crowdfund Investing! If you are an, 1. …

Women entrepreneurs: too often trapped in the microenterprise ghetto

kristy SRI/ESG News

October 5, 2011 – Webstories Women entrepreneurs: too often trapped in the microenterprise ghetto Innovative approaches can boost women’s economic presence among small business owners in Latin America and the Caribbean Over the past three decades, women in Latin America and the Caribbean have dramatically increased their role in the …