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Invest Like You Give a Damn

Invest Like You Give a Damn

Make Money, Change the World, Sleep Well at Night

You give a damn, right?

You want your money to do good, but your pension is riddled with oil and defense companies. Besides, investing is a pain in the ass. It's tedious, and most sustainable and responsible investing books are as much fun as a root …

related subjects: New Economies
The Clean Money Revolution

The Clean Money Revolution

Reinventing Power, Purpose, and Capitalism

By 2050, $40 trillion will change hands in North America alone.

From Boomers to Millennials, the largest intergenerational wealth transfer in history is underway and the ramifications will remake the world.

The dirty money of "business as usual" is on …

related subjects: New Economies
Homemade for Sale

Homemade for Sale

How to Set Up and Market a Food Business from Your Home Kitchen

From farm-to-fork and "Buy Local", to slow food and hand-made artisan breads, more people than ever are demanding real food made with real ingredients by real people. Widely known as "cottage food legislation", over 42 states and many Canadian …

related subjects: New Economies
Sharing is Good

Sharing is Good

How to Save Money, Time and Resources through Collaborative Consumption

Society is at a crossroads. We can either continue on the path of consumption at any cost, or we can make new choices that will lead to a happier, more rewarding life, while helping to preserve the planet for future generations. Unfortunately, we …

related subjects: New Economies
The Art of Social Enterprise

The Art of Social Enterprise

Business as if People Mattered

The current business-for-profit model rewards short-term thinking, narrow self-interest, and a social-and-environmental-costs-be-damned attitude. Non-profits, while more focused on the greater good, tend to be inherently resource-challenged and rely …

related subjects: New Economies
The Nature of Business

The Nature of Business

Redesign for Resilience

Nature has already shown us the way to solve many human problems, from deciphering simple engineering puzzles to unlocking the mysteries of flight. In The Nature of Business, author Giles Hutchins makes a compelling case for applying the same …

related subjects: New Economies
Financing our Foodshed

Financing our Foodshed

Growing Local Food with Slow Money

In towns and cities across North America, a quiet revolution is underway. Fed up with sending their money off to make a fast buck in faraway markets, people are putting their money to work where they live, in markets they trust and understand - …

related subjects: New Economies
Supply Shock

Supply Shock

Economic Growth at the Crossroads and the Steady State Solution

Politicians, economists, and Wall Street would have us believe that limitless economic expansion is the Holy Grail, and that there is no conflict between growing the economy and protecting the environment. Supply Shock debunks these widely accepted …

related subjects: New Economies