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The program convened rural leaders from a 13 county region in the North Carolina piedmont to discuss rural economic development, racial equity, communication, and state advocacy.
Croatan Institute is pleased to announce our newest Senior Fellow, Dorothy Suput. Dorothy works at the intersection of soil health, farm viability, local and regional food systems, and financing.
As a regenerative cattle, sheep, and goat farmer, experienced venture capital investor, and thought leader on regenerative agriculture investment, Lauren is one of many women who are leading the effort to advance regenerative agriculture through finance.
LeZaks discusses the intersection of health, agriculture, and finance with colleague David Strelneck of Nourish.
Croatan Institute has released a report summarizing a USDA-funded, feasibility assessment regarding development of place-based financing districts in four regions.
This view is published jointly by Croatan Institute and the US SIF Foundation and cites survey response data collected for the 2022 Report on US Sustainable Investing Trends. The publication date marks the first anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Demanding Due Diligence: The 9th OECD Garment and Footwear Due Diligence Forum Written by Elizabeth Umlas February 21, 2023 The foundation for the annual OECD
Senior Fellow David LeZaks was quoted in a New York Times op-ed by Peter Coy discussing how land managers are seeing environmental, as well as economic benefits, from including organic production in their portfolios.