BARISTAS IN REDLANDS LOST THEIR JOBS. NOW, THEY CO-OWN THEIR SHOP.
Among 33 million small businesses in the U.S., only an estimated 1,000 are worker cooperatives. But the trend is increasing for employee-owned enterprises. Slow Bloom Coffee Cooperative in Southern California offers one example of workers unifying to create a model that allows more co-owners to join.
Los Angeles Times
WORKER CO-OPS IN HEALTHCARE: LESSONS FROM THE FIELD
Several case studies look at a group of healthcare worker cooperatives forging more equitable worker-centered ways of organizing healthcare work.
SUSTAINABLE FUNDS BEAT PEERS (AGAIN) IN THE FIRST HALF OF 2023
A recent study by the Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing challenges the short-sighted critiques of ESG critics.
THE RICHEST AMERICANS ACCOUNT FOR 40% OF U.S. CLIMATE EMISSIONS
A study by PLOS Climate — a nonprofit, open access publisher for researchers — found that the richest 10% of U.S. households are “super emitters” responsible for 40% of the country’s greenhouse gas emissions. The study underlines the stark divide between those who benefit most from fossil fuels and those who are most burdened by its effects.
NATURAL INVESTMENTS RATED 85TH BEST FINANCIAL ADVISOR IN THE U.S.
Natural Investments has been named to CNBC’s fifth annual Financial Advisor 100 list! This ranking of top U.S. financial advisors identifies firms that best help clients navigate their financial lives. Natural Investments placed 85th out of the top 100 firms (from an initial list of 40,000 companies nationwide). The ranking methodology, conducted in partnership with AccuPoint Data Solutions, addresses firms’ total clients, assets, accounts, services, advisor credentials, history, and regulatory and compliance track record. We are honored to be included for the first time.