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Land Betterment Corporation Secures Initial Funding of its Impact Notes

Growth capital will support job creation and sustainable economic development throughout Central Appalachian and Midwest communities
Press Release

FISHERS, Ind., April 13, 2021 /3BL Media / Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining and industrial sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, today announced the Company has successfully secured a commitment of $3.0 million of funding under its Impact Note. 

T‑Mobile Bets Big on Brick and Mortar

As T‑Mobile focuses on opening new retail stores every month of 2021, hundreds of which will be in smaller markets and rural areas, more of America’s underserved communities are touting the benefits of fast and reliable 5G coverage, increased competition
Blog

By Shawna Ryan

Jon Freier may be known for playing a very big role at T-Mobile as the company’s EVP of Consumer Markets, but ask him what has motivated him to succeed in his field and he’ll tell you it’s his very small-town upbringing.

T‑Mobile’s Next Un‑carrier Move: #5GforAll

T‑Mobile unveils massive new moves to upgrade America’s phones, homes and small towns to 5G.
Press Release

BELLEVUE, Wash., April 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ — 5G: It just might be history’s most hyped technology revolution. But despite years of bluster about how it’s going to transform our lives, most people haven’t experienced the lightning-fast speeds and incredible performance of 5G yet. That’s changing in a big way starting today.

Project Canary Receives Series A Funding From Leading Venture Capital Firms

Quantum Energy Partners, Global Reserve Group and Energy Impact Partners to fund Denver-based emissions monitoring and data startup as ESG-driven market for Responsibly Sourced Gas grows
Press Release

DENVER, April 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Quantum Energy Partners (QEP), Global Reserve Group (GRG) and Energy Impact Partners (EIP) have invested $10 million in Project Canary, a Denver-based B-Corp (approval pending), focused on delivering independent, trusted, continuous emissions monitoring and environmental, social, governance (ESG) data across the energy, manufacturing, and waste management sectors.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Leaders Bring Perspectives on Justice to Premier Green Building Event Keynotes; Join Biden Administration Leader

Where Climate, Health, and Equity Meet in the Built Environment, 15th Annual Living Future 2021 Focused on Inclusion and Unity
Press Release

SEATTLE, April 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Rosa Sheng, Director of Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion and Higher Education Studio Leader for San Francisco for SmithGroup, and Adrianna Quintero, Senior Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Energy Foundation, join Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality to round out the keynote addresses at Living Future 2021: Inclusion + Unity, where climate, health, and equity meet in the built

Fifth Third Exceeds Five-Year Community Commitment, Achieves $41.6 Billion in Support Against $32 Billion Goal

Press Release

CINCINNATI, April 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bank, National Association, today reports that it has exceeded the financial goal of the five-year Community Commitment it made in 2016. Fifth Third has delivered $41.6 billion in lending and investments, 130% of the $32 billion target* it announced with the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, together with more than 145 community signatories throughout its footprint.

Digging Deep: A Celebration of Asia-Pacific Field Officers in Whole Planet Foundation's Portfolio

by Stephanie Manciagli, Program Manager Latin America and Caribbean
Blog

Repeating daily affirmations, aloud and silently, has been an important practice for me since I was young, when I began to learn how to not just be aware of my patterns and inner dialogue but to play a conscious role in shaping them.

43 New Asset Managers Commit to Net Zero Emissions Goal

Summary: 

Net Zero Asset Managers initiative now has 73 signatories representing $32 trillion in AUM, 36 percent of the global total

Signatories will work in collaboration with clients to achieve 2030 emissions reduction targets and reach net zero by 2050 or sooner

Press Release

Net Zero Asset Managers initiative now has 73 signatories representing $32 trillion in AUM, 36 percent of the global total

Signatories will work in collaboration with clients to achieve 2030 emissions reduction targets and reach net zero by 2050 or sooner

Fifth Third Foundation Announces Recipients of $1.2 Million in Grants for Black, Woman-owned Businesses

Grants Made Available Through Innovation Meets Main Street Program
Press Release

CINCINNATI, March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Fifth Third Foundation today announced the recipients of $1.2 million in grants for Black, woman-owned businesses and the organizations that serve them through the Innovation Meets Main Street: Boosting Black, Woman-owned Businesses program, which was announced in September 2020.

White House Senior Director of Building Emissions to Keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day

Biden Administration Leader Joins 15th Annual Event Focused on Inclusion and Unity
Press Release

SEATTLE, March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Mark Chambers, Senior Director for Building Emissions at the White House Council on Environmental Quality will keynote Living Future 2021 on Earth Day, April 22. His address will focus on the Biden Administration’s agenda for green building and opportunities for partnership with cities and private-sector leaders. 

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