Aligning Business & Sustainability
toward a sustainable business environment
We promote triple bottom line (social, environmental and economic) approaches to business, banking, financial markets and economic development.
We find this a more sustainable paradigm for the long term, one that improves everybody's lives, not just a few, operates without harming our shared environment, and creates wealth and wellbeing for all. >>More
financing small business
Our concept of corporate cooperatives solves a number of problems while building a system to transform business into a more sustainable and beneficial structure that serves people and planet as well as profits.
It aggregates a number of small and medium sized private businesses into one public entity that provides the individual businesses with the increased health, viability and liquidity of a larger, public organization. >>More
community economic development
The CEED Program (Community Energy & Economic Development) is a coordinated system for revitalizing our nation’s economy, one community at a time, by enabling each community to proactively transition to a renewable energy-based economy.
It entails the creation of dozens of new green companies in each community with the need for hiring hundreds, if not thousands of new green collar workers, and the injection of millions of dollars of fiscal stimulus into those communities. >> More
Growing the Commons
At the heart of economic vitality rests the availability of money. Banks actually create money with each new loan they issue and are the source of about 97% of the money in our economy.
Publicly owned banks lend in a socially, environmentally and economically beneficial manner while preserving the best of the conventional for-profit model. They can make loans that are not viable for private banks, such as alternative energy projects with long-term payback -- in fact, any projects that will yield a public benefit. >>More