Resource Format: Reports and Research

Posted on 11/15/18

This paper provides a framework for impact investors as they consider how to invest in and support LGBT issues across common portfolio asset classes such as public equities and fixed income, and alternative asset classes such as private equity and venture capital.

Posted on 11/15/18

This paper explores the rapidly evolving landscape of opportunities to invest in solutions to climate change that pursue both positive environmental and social, community-level impacts.

Posted on 8/25/18

There is an emerging opportunity to develop strategies related to land and housing that can help create inclusive, participatory, and sustainable economies built on locally-rooted, broad-based ownership of place-based assets. This report provides an overview of strategies and tools that, as a group, represent an innovative and potentially powerful new approach—one that establishes, in various ways, community control of land and housing.

Posted on 7/27/18

National Economic and Social Rights Initiative recently released A New Social Contract, a series of bold solutions that localities across the United States are advancing, modeling or promoting to reshape our current landscape of inequity towards one that ensures the full range of human rights of all people.

Posted on 7/20/18

During the next crisis, a robust policy response can and should convert failed banks to permanent public ownership, rather than merely using public money to make corporate America whole again.

Posted on 10/27/17

This report explores the concept of the green economy as a potential solution to
multiple challenges including climate change, biodiversity loss, resource
scarcity, and financial instability

Posted on 10/6/17

Electric cooperatives have been the backbone of the nation's rural electrical system for more than 80 years. Their mission and business model now face more challenges than ever, from financial to contractual to basic member control. But the opportunity is equally great...

Posted on 10/6/17

The electric utility monopoly is breaking up, but will renewable energy become another form of wealth extraction or will community renewable energy enable communities to capture their renewable power?

 

 

Posted on 10/6/17

Conventional wisdom suggests the biggest wind and solar power plants will be cheapest, but where they deliver power, and who will own them, matters more.

Posted on 9/28/17

This piece of research by Professor Virginie Pérotin of Leeds University Business School looks at two decades’ worth of international data on worker owned co-operatives.

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