Perhaps no one is better suited to a deep and searching investigation of the absence of ethics in finance, than Yale Research Professor and grandson of Wall Street reformer, President Teddy Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt Malloch. Like his ancestors before him (including distant cousin FDR), Malloch is passionate about bringing back honor and integrity to a profession that has lost its moral compass over the last three decades. He seems to have also inherited some of the vast courage of conviction and commitment to justice well-known in his family tree.
Etsy (Italian for “oh, yes!”): That wonderful, whimsical online marketplace for crafty sole entrepreneurs is branching out. My recent experience attending an innovative and uniquely structured conference: “Hello Etsy: Reimagine the Marketplace” showed me that Etsy is nothing less than a market force.
MONEY and LIFE tells a new story of money, but more broadly it tells a new story of humanity. It transcends blame and judgment, yet highlights the real precariousness of the current monetary system. It reminds us to consider cooperation and win-win solutions as the new normal. With a touch of humor and a lot of heart, this film addresses a matter that concerns us all.
Good Business New York (GoodB) is invited again this year to attend the upcoming Green Festival at the Javits Center on Manhattan’s far west side. We will be taking our team to the events this weekend and reporting back to GoodB readers all the news that fit to print- on our sustainable solar hosted site that is!
Donnel Baird, an Echoing Green “Black Male Achievement” Fellow has launched BlocPower an innovative social venture based in New York City to bring low cost renewable energy to low income urban areas. BlocPower aggregates groups of consumers–like Groupon–to negotiate energy savings, pricing discounts, and community hiring quotas with renewable and energy efficiency firms.
Etsy, our friends at the World’s Biggest Online Marketplace for Craftspeople, is having its first American conference on the new economy this March 22-24, 2013. The GoodB Team will be there filming the events and interviewing key speakers and participants. Our founder Monika Mitchell will be presenting a workshop with Locavesting author, Amy Cortese on Community Capital. Tickets are $85 and going fast! Get $10 off by mentioning the code GoodB-Etsy!