Resources: Community-Based Equity

The Social Investment Organization inaugurates an information service to equip people with the information they need to make socially responsible... July 02, 2011
With legislation in the works for Canada's banks, it may be some time before we get a better opportunity to press for a Canadian equivalent to the U.... July 01, 2011
For a sector chronically short of money, asset-backed securitization expands the range of resources, reduces the costs, and lowers the 'admission... June 30, 2011
The best measure of economic health - personal and collective - lies not in spending and consumption, but saving and investment. The individual... June 30, 2011
In these excerpts from her presentation to the federal Standing Committee on Industry (March 1994), the author argues for change to our banking... July 01, 2011
By definition, the credit needs of marginalized people are unlikely to be met by conventional means. Reflecting on the success of BCA Holdings, Inc... June 30, 2011
Community investment is financing that targets the underserved (individuals, communities, and social enterprises) in order to develop opportunities... July 05, 2011
A recent study compiles a list of noteworthy Local Investment Financing Mechanisms (LIFMs) in Canada: locally-designed and -driven alternatives to... June 30, 2011
The growing CDVC industry answers the dilemma of low-income and minority entrepreneurs with a range of types of equity, near-equity, and technical... June 30, 2011
A flexible vehicle by which citizens can pool funds and make equity investments in community projects. The outstanding CEIF in Canada, the nonprofit... July 05, 2011