- Roughly half of returning World War II veterans and 40% of Korean War vets started their own ventures. Since 9/11, less than 5% have pursued their own ventures.
- At a time the world needs to be radically ramping up financing for the low-carbon transition, investment is dropping instead.
- A controversial vote by the Securities & Exchange Commission would make it harder for investors to file shareholder resolutions seeking to hold corporate management to account on issues ranging from climate risk to gun control to executive pay and diversity.
- The fund could provide much-needed support to CDFIs working in underserved communities and help strengthen an emergent class of community-led investment funds, such as the REAL People’s Fund in Oakland.
- In 2018, the top 100 U.S.-based cooperatives raked in a combined $222 billion in revenues, according to an annual tally by National Cooperative Bank.
Top oil and gas producers need to slash combined production by 35% over the next decade to stay within climate targets set by the Paris Accord, a new Carbon Tracker analysis finds.
- Taking to the streets in massive numbers and refusing to back down, the popular uprisers could forestall even deeper economic dislocation in the long run.