Local Ownership

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Closely related to the Early Warning System, business visitation and mentoring is a service that connects local businesses with a friendly advisor on all manner of needs (current or impending)...
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Industrial recruitment is a standard practice of municipal and other governments, and commonly decried for its subjugation of local interests to those of outsiders. All the more reason that CEDOs...
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The worker-owned business is owned in its majority or in whole by most or all of its employees by means of a joint-stock corporate structure or a co-operative structure. The term also implies a...
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Communities that approach energy not just as a commodity to consume, but as a means of generating wealth, local employment, and self-reliance, will discover a broad array of system options, including...
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'Hotdog Stand Economics' is what the Youth Ventures Program is all about - and a good thing too. This dirt-cheap summer self-employment program, an outport invention of the early '90s, has since won...