Tribute to Sherman Kreiner

Over a remarkable 40-year career, Sherman Kreiner led breakthrough initiatives in worker ownership, labour-sponsored venture capital, and, most recently, university sustainable real-estate development. His leadership and innovation inspired multiple generations of owners and employees, community organizers, Indigenous leaders, non-profit managers, lawyers, architects, policymakers and higher education executives, among others. On the first anniversary of Sherman’s…(Read more)

Ted Jackson Wins OISE/UT Global Service Award

On May 8, 2020, Ted Jackson, President of E.T. Jackson and Associates Ltd., was named the 2020 recipient of the Global Service Award of the Alumni Association of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto.  The Institute confers the award to celebrate “an extraordinary individual for commitment to addressing the…(Read more)

Big US ESG Funds Beat the Market

The Bloomberg business-news service has reported that: “Nine of the biggest ESG mutual funds in the U.S. outperformed the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index last year, and seven of them beat their market benchmarks over the past five years.”  For 2019, top performers included the Ave Maria Growth Fund (nearly $900 M in assets), the…(Read more)