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Márvio dos Anjos

Meaghan Tobin

23 July 2020

Marica, Brazil

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Mumbuca is a digital currency used in Maricà’s basic income program. Residents, with few eligibility requirements, can qualify for a monthly stipend to purchase goods and services using a smart phone or a card. The cu...

National Catholic Reporter

Brian Roewe

14 July 2020

Dayton, Ohio, United States

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In 2014, the University of Dayton, a Catholic institution, made a public commitment to divest its investment portfolio from any fossil fuel funding. The university has since fulfilled and stayed strong on its commitme...

The New York Times

Jane Margolies

14 July 2020

Seattle, Washington, United States

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More and more commercial real estate projects are popping up around the United States that are focused on “deep green” building. This movement suggests that it’s not enough to just make a building out of renewable mat...

Mongabay

Stephanie Hanes

8 July 2020

United States

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With the growing trend in regenerative agriculture, Propagate Ventures is working with farmers to transition them from conventional agriculture to agroforestry. This technique focuses on incorporating trees into farml...

Mother Jones

Maddie Oatman

May/June 2020

United States

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Indigo Agriculture, an ag-tech startup, is looking to pay farmers to draw carbon dioxide from the air and store it in the ground, which could help mitigate the effects of climate change and lower greenhouse gas emissi...

Bitterroot

Jake Bullinger

22 May 2020

Los Lunas, New Mexico, United States

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As part of a deal with Facebook to build a data center in New Mexico, an electric utility is investing in renewable energy to power the center. Through power purchase agreements, which are contracts to buy renewable e...

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Oscar Perry Abello

21 May 2020

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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An American nonprofit called the Community Reinvestment Fund expands access to small business loans by partnering with almost two dozen groups across the country to set up and scale up their community development lend...

The New York Times

Adam Satariano

1 May 2020

Lancaster, England, United Kingdom

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A company called Mootral is studying whether changing a cattle’s diet could make the animals belch and flatulate less methane. They created a food supplement out of compounds from garlic, citrus, and other additives, ...

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Oscar Perry Abello

28 April 2020

Oakland, California, United States

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A nonprofit called Common Future is acting quickly to support business owners during the coronavirus crisis. Their board allocated a set amount of money specifically to keep on hand as a rapid response fund, and by ea...

The Information

Yunan Zhang

31 March 2020

China

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China's economy has slowly begun to show signs of reopening and recovering, which has led some companies to begin fundraising. Consumer brands that saw an uptick in usage during the pandemic – such as an online grocer...

Co-operative News

Chad Small

29 February 2020

Massachusetts, United States

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Design-build coops are employee-owned businesses operated under a democratic business model that "considers people, planet, then profit." These coops have steadily increased in New England resulting in workplaces that...

Desert Sun

Nicole Hayden

14 February 2020

Coachella Valley, California, United States

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Lift to Rise, a Coachella Valley nonprofit that pushes for housing and poverty policy change, launched a local lending circle program aimed at serving minority residents break the cycle of poverty. Partnered with San ...

Pioneers Post

Adeel Ahmed

13 February 2020

Sindh, Pakistan

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Pakistan's poorest citizens, who previously panhandled for their basic needs, were launched onto an entrepreneurial path by the Heritage Foundation Pakistan. Eight impoverished communities have been trained in the cra...

Route Fifty

Emma Coleman

6 February 2020

Durham, North Carolina, United States

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From North Carolina to California, states and cities are taking a new approach to fines and fees – people are having their charges dismissed, warrants for minor offenses cleared, and many municipalities are actually s...

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Zoe Sullivan

22 November 2019

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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Coaching in strategic partnership allows arts nonprofits to build their capacity. Based in Minneapolis, Artspace offers its capacity-building workshop program, Immersion, to nonprofits in several cities, in including ...

Bloomberg CityLab

Zach Mortice

11 October 2019

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

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After falling behind in urban planning and innovation in the 1990s and early 2000s, Oklahoma City created a limited-time sales tax called MAPS to pay for capital projects, like the new Scissortail Park. The tax consis...

NPR

Dan Charles

4 October 2019

State College, Pennsylvania, United States

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Enrolling administrators and financial planners in sustainable projects takes proving that investments pay for themselves. With the help of pressure from students and faculty, Penn State Universities administrators ha...

Devex

Sarah Trent

Khaliun Bayartsogt

2 October 2019

Arvaikheer, Mongolia

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Herders in Mongolia have resorted to cooperative shared funds to keep their pastures afloat, a sign of a slow tilt towards greater collaboration and trust in the area. The shared funds act as a way for herders to borr...

Reasons to be Cheerful

Daniel J McGraw

24 August 2019

Euclid, Ohio, United States

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For years, much of the coastline along the Great Lakes has been privately owned. In an effort to stabilize cliff erosion off the coast of Lake Erie, the city of Euclid, Ohio, worked with property owners to acquire tho...

Apolitical

Amelia Axelsen

16 August 2019

San Francisco, California, United States

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Turning climate solutions into opportunities for investment can help mobilize capital to address climate change. The Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance (The Lab), part of the Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) bas...

Reasons to be Cheerful

Mitch Anderson

10 August 2019

Norway

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Norway has been able to have a productive relationship with oil companies, while, at the same time, retain control over resource development and grow its resource revenue. Through the country’s culture of local contro...

Hartford Business Journal

Matt Pilon

Greg Bordonaro

8 July 2019

Hartford, Connecticut, United States

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Hartford, Connecticut has made significant cuts to city spending in an effort to ensure the revenue they get from taxes goes further. The mayor ensured tight spending by working with local union groups, ceasing new bo...

The Colorado Sun

Jason Blevins

18 March 2019

Telluride, Colorado, United States

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While towns across the Mountain West struggle to provide affordable housing, Telluride looks to diversification of housing to build sustainable, economically beneficial houses and apartments. From tiny homes to dormit...

The Philadelphia Citizen

Bruce Katz

Ross Baird

14 March 2019

Louisville, Kentucky, United States

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Access Ventures, a community development organization founded in a Louisville neighborhood, uses a comprehensive investment approach that encourages funds to be dispersed in all issue areas. Instead of creating one "a...

FastCompany

Katharine Schwab

7 March 2019

New York, New York, United States

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Ikea's innovation lab, Space10, piloted a block-chain powered solar energy grid as a way to creatively save money on electricity and create a sustainable energy alternative. Other microgrids around the world have seen...

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