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Thursday, 07 March 2013 20:20

US SIF Conference, May 20-22

The US Sustainable Investment Forum's third annual conference Finance for a Sustainable Future in Chicago, May 20-22, will bring together leaders of sustainable and responsible investing.

Head to the Good Food Festival and Conference in Chicago, March 14-16. The event fosters the growth of local food systems by connecting local farmers and family-owned food producers with trade buyers, business leaders, and the public.

One PacificCoast Bancorp (OPCBancorp), parent of One PacificCoast Bank (OPCB), a triple bottom-line bank, announced today that it has entered into an investment agreement with Albina Community Bank of Portland, Oregon as a majority owner.

Applications are open for Think Beyond Plastic, an innovation competition for entrepreneurs working on solutions to the plastic pollution crisis. Win up to $50,000 for your business.
Our members shone at the first Leadership Awards for the National Association for the Specialty Food Trade, Inc.: Canaan Fair Trade’s director Dr. Nasser Abufarha and Native American Natural Foods’ CEO Karlene Hunter.

Our members continue to lead and innovate in green business, and the awards keep coming. Ceres, Green Kids Crafts, Green Money, and Naturepedic were among members recently honored for their excellence.

Read our interview with Alvarado Street Bakery, a worker-owned cooperative that is one of the nation's oldest and largest certified organic bakeries.

Tuesday, 05 February 2013 16:01

LOHAS Business Conference, June 18-20

Attend the 16th annual LOHAS Business Conference, bringing together passionate start-up companies with the intelligence of multi-national corporations to create dialogue around creative solutions and innovations.

Equal Exchange is featured in Shift Change, a new film examining the growing worker cooperative movement in the United States.

FAIR Girls was featured on a recent episode of Katie Couric’s program Katie, focusing on modern day slavery.
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