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GO LOCAL Co-Founder Philip Beard on Public Banking
GO LOCAL Co-Founder and Board Member Philip Beard contributes to a Press Democrat "Close to Home" opinion piece: It’s time for a public bank in Santa Rosa
Date 12/02/2018
Sonoma-USA Wins North Bay Innovation Summit Prize
Sonoma-USA Named North Bay’s “Top Innovator”
Author Michael Giotis Date 09/19/2016
Local Investment Advisor Making Waves in Hedge Fund World
Dale Wannen, founder of socially-responsible hedge fund Sustainvest Asset Management, makes news.
Date 04/20/2016
Sustainvest Featured in Conscious Company Magazine
GO LOCAL member and CEO Dale Wannen of Sustainvest Asset Management was recently featured in the newly launched, nationally distributed Conscious Company Magazine. 
Date 01/12/2015
Sustainvest Announces Nonprofit of the Quarter
GO LOCAL member Sustainvest Asset Management publishes a quarterly newsletter, and fellow nonprofit member Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods is featured.
Author Dale Wannen Date 10/17/2014
Entrepreneurs Turn to a New Source of Funds: Their Neighbors
The Wall Street Journal features Stacy MItchell, Jenny Kassan and Michael Shuman in an article on the front of their June 11, 2014 business section. Forget "Buy Local." A Growing Movement Is Urging People To Take Grass-Roots Support Further And Invest Local.
Date 06/15/2014
Local Shareholder Calls on Actavis to Issue Sustainability Report
Petaluma, CA-based Sustainvest Asset Management President Dale Wannen is filer of a resolution requesting that Actavis, an $18 billion pharmaceutical company, issue a sustainability report describing their environmental, social and governance initiatives.
Date 11/13/2013
OPINION: Economic Democracy
We are currently living a moment of historical transformation as profound as the revolutionary period of the 18th century.  The social construction of economic democracy is as urgent now as the construction of political democracy was then.  Complementary currencies and local investing are essential tools for this transformation.
Author Art Warmouth Date 10/04/2013
Rob Eyler Answers: What is a Depository Institution?
Professor Eyler recently presented a lucid take on banking and how it works at an Invest Local | Bank Local gathering at Sonoma Mountain Village Event Center.
Date 09/19/2013
An Evening About North Bay Community Banks
In celebrating September as Invest Local Month, the Bank Local Action Committee is presenting Bank Local: North Bay Community Banks, from 5-8 PM on Tuesday, September 17 at Sonoma Mountain Village in Rohnert Park, CA.
Date 09/03/2013

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