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The Field Guide to Investing in a Resilient Economy: Cleveland’s Evergreen Cooperatives (CSR Newswire)

The Field Guide to Investing in a Resilient Economy: Cleveland’s Evergreen Cooperatives (CSR Newswire)

April 11, 20120 Comments

[This article was originally published on CSR Newswire. Read the full story here >] By Susan Arterian In our last post we introduced Capital Institute’s Field Guide to Investing in a Resilient Economy series, which utilizes the power of narrative to recast the story of our financial system, chronicling the progress of transformative, scalable, real-world investment models that support [...]

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Ohio Employee Ownership Center and EBO Group demonstrate success of employee owned companies

Ohio Employee Ownership Center and EBO Group demonstrate success of employee owned companies

September 23, 20110 Comments

For over 30 years the Ohio Employee Ownership Center [OEOC] at Kent State University has provided technical assistance, financial expertise, and the training to help businesses become employee owned and successful. They have played a key role in designing and launching the Evergreen cooperatives in Cleveland. [View our recent post about the Evergreen cooperatives>] “On [...]

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Evergreen Cooperatives Seek to Turn Cleveland Around

Evergreen Cooperatives Seek to Turn Cleveland Around

August 31, 20110 Comments

Last week we filmed in Cleveland, at the Evergreen cooperatives which are a significant part of an ambitious plan to turn this rust belt city around. Once Cleveland was thriving with lots of good jobs for working class people, but now it is impossible to ignore the abandoned factories and run down neighborhoods. With support [...]

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Excellent Article on the New Economy Movement

Excellent Article on the New Economy Movement

August 12, 20111 Comment

We highly recommend this recent article by Gar Alperowitz, in the June 13 issue of the The Nation, which highlights the growing experimentation by activists, economists and socially minded business leaders with new economic projects, including worker cooperatives and other forms of employee ownership. It was reposted by the Democracy Collaborative. Alperowitz co-founded The Democracy [...]

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