Better Money 31.1

Published: January 2005

Editorial: Fixing the Economy

Raising Funds - Shannon Staples
Salt Spring Island gives national currency a run for its money.
Other Canadian Alternative Currencies

Revolving Funds - Gabriella Kalapos and Philip Jessup
Municipalities can turn their energy costs into gold.

Corporate Gains - Tom Berkhout
Corporate social responsibility can be the strategic engine for long-term corporate profits and responsible social development.

Peak Performance - Ralph Shaw
Mountain Equipment Co-op has a better way of climbing

Taking on the Corporation - Interview by Charles Dobson
Joel Bakan speaks on the fight for social change.

Diagnosing the Corporation - Lindsay Cole

Where the Buck Stops - Harry Glasbeek
The responsibility for corporate behaviour lies squarely on the shoulders of shareholders

Responsible Riches - Deb Abbey
Social investors put their money to work in communities and help to change the marketplace.
Front Runners
Ethical Investment Clubs

Science Desk - Liann Bobechko and Steve Stockton
Synthetic fragrances overwhelm the body’s natural defences.

Letter from Halifax - Janet Barlow
One Foot after the Other

Political Science - Stephen Bocking
The Creative Arts Ensemble takes a playful yet serious approach to biotechnology, but not everyone is amused.

Smart Electricity Options - Jose Etcheverry
The renewable energy market has potential, but only if the right policies are in place.
Renewable Energy Breakdown

Reviews

An Action a Day - Mike Hudema
Trouble in Paradise - J. Timmins Roberts and Nikki Demetria Thanos
The Last Refuge - David W. Orr

Brain Mulch - Ryan D. Kennedy
To draw attention to global issues, an installation artist moves mountains of bananas.

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