Topic: Finance

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Event Date: 07/09/2020 - 2:00pm

Schumacher Center In celebration of 40 years of the Annual E. F. Schumacher Lectures,Schumacher Center are highlighting the work of past speakers and asking for updates of their earlier remarks in light of recent events.

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Published April 2020

“Owning the Future” coauthors Jonty Leibowitz and Neil McInroy outline a COVID-19 economic recovery plan capable of ushering in a new era of community wealth building in the United Kingdom.

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Published May 2020

Billionaires dominate our politics, culture, and economy. Their wealth, as this report shows, has concentrated mightily over the last four decades — even as the number of U.S. households with zero or negative net worth is increasing and most of us are living paycheck to paycheck.

The current pandemic is exposing our central economic and social reality: Extreme wealth inequality has become America’s “pre-existing condition.”

In this report, we show how billionaire wealth has grown astoundingly over the last few decades — and, for some “pandemic profiteers,” even more dramatically since the COVID-19 crisis — even as billionaire tax obligations have plummeted.

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Published January 2019

Essays and infographics on the state of finance and popular movement solutions.

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Published January 2019

When natural disasters strike, weather systems and unjust economic systems compound to cause devastation for people of color, in particular, while generating economic opportunity for the wealthy few.

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Published March 2017

Designed with organizers and advocates in mind, this guide gives you the tools you need to get started campaigning to bring PB to your community.

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Published March 2019

The deep and persistent racial wealth divide will not close without bold, structural reform. It has been created and held in place by public policies that have evolved with time including slavery, Jim Crow, red lining, mass incarceration, among many others. The racial wealth divide is greater today than it was nearly four decades ago and trends point to its continued widening.

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Event Date: 06/25/2019 - 1:00pm

Hear about how Seventh Generation built and maintained a culture that created an outstanding place to work, supported a brand that engendered tremendous customer loyalty and created significant financial value.

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Event Date: 01/16/2019 - 1:00pm

In this webinar, Nia Evans of the Boston Ujima Project and Aaron Tanaka of the Center for Economic Democracy will discuss the genesis of the Ujima Project and the rationale for their multi-stakeholder, economic democracy approach to capital, and share details on their new fund. Afterwards, Jed Emerson of Blended Value will help us frame the Ujima Project in the context of the broader purpose of capital.

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Published October 2018

The US SIF Foundation's 2018 biennial Report on US Sustainable, Responsible and Impact Investing Trends, released October 2018, found that sustainable, responsible and impact investing (SRI) assets now account for $12.0 trillion—or one in four dollars—of the $46.6 trillion in total assets under professional management in the United States. This represents a 38 percent increase over 2016.
 

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