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Green businesses hatching everywhere!

Green businesses hatching everywhere!

Posted on Mar 10, 2015 in Blog, Models | 0 comments

T​here’s a new crop of business incubators and ​​​shared work spaces ​around the US ​that are housing some of our current and potential loan recipients,​ among others​. Myself and Jon Blum, our fantastic pro bono consultant, just visited on​e​ such space, The Pipeline,​ in Philadelphia. The view from one of its meeting rooms is Philadelphia City Hall...

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Cora

Posted on May 1, 2014 in Blog, Models, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Elizabeth and I had a wonderful visit this week from Molly Hayward, founder of Cora. Molly is a passionate young entrepreneur from the Philadelphia area who really believes in changing how capitalism works. She calls Cora a “for-profit and for-purpose” social business. As Elizabeth remarked to Molly, “Hal will love you!” The service and mission...

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Fair Trade Schools Launched!

Fair Trade Schools Launched!

Posted on Feb 5, 2014 in Blog, Fair Trade, Models | 0 comments

This week, the first ten Fair Trade Schools in the United States were certified. No less than three of these schools are located in our hometown of Media, Pennsylvania! As a parent of three children at Media-Providence Friends School, and close with families at Media Elementary School, both newly certified schools, I (Shannon) have been impressed by the...

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