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Make Markets Work for the Better?

by Shruti Modi

In Can a Motivated Group of People Change the Way Markets Work for the Better? for Co.Exist, Ariel Schwartz comments on Criterion Ventures, an organization trying to change the rules that govern the economy and rebrand the idea of systems change.

Joy Anderson is not a woman who shies away from challenges. Named one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People in 2011, Anderson and her organization, Criterion Ventures, are all about changing the rules of the economy to become more socially and environmentally-minded — examining how churches contribute to social change, changing the way gender is valued in investing, and most recently, attempting to build a network of leaders to change the way the systems supporting economic markets work. That last piece, dubbed Leaders Shaping Markets, may be Anderson’s most ambitious project of all. [more]