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Fahe Receives $300,000 Grant to Support Central Appalachia

Grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation is part of $175 million commitment to assist communities impacted by COVID-19
Press Release

BEREA, Ky., September 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Fahe today announced a $300,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation, which will enable the Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) to respond to the crisis in Appalachia, one of the most persistently poor regions of the country.  The funding will support Fahe’s efforts to help keep people in their homes, critical during a time when a home is where many are now working and their children are going to school.  Additionally, the funding assists efforts to bring investments that will address the sho

Franklin Templeton and its Specialist Investment Managers Achieve High Sustainability Grades From PRI

Press Release

SAN MATEO, Calif., September 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ – In keeping with the newly-expanded company’s commitment to sustainability and good corporate governance, Franklin Templeton is proud to report high marks from the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).

Mastercard Pledges $500 million to Help Close Racial Wealth and Opportunity Gap for Black Communities Across America

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Furthering longstanding financial inclusion efforts to bring more people and small businesses into the digital economy, the company will bring equitable financial tools, investment and partnerships to cities across the U.S.

Last-Mile Investment in Malawi: A Whole Planet Foundation Interview with GGEM Farming's Ko Chijota

by Zoe So, Regional Director for Eastern & Southern Africa
Blog

The Whole Planet Foundation team is excited to introduce our new partnership with GGEM Farming, a young social enterprise operating out of Nkhotakota, on the shores of Lake Malawi. GGEM Farming is the first partner we are engaging under a new initiative to make our funding more accessible to early stage, locally-led companies. Such companies often have programs that are informed by deep knowledge of the local context, and the staff are rooted in the communities where they work.

Porter Novelli Executive Purpose Study: Leadership, Action & Accountability from the C-Suite

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Today, we’re excited to share our inaugural Porter Novelli Executive Purpose Study.

Myriad studies from reputable institutions, especially today, prove how stakeholders expect companies to lead with a Purpose-first approach, but far fewer dive into the executive mindset on this philosophy. This research unpacks the many dimensions of Purpose through the lens of the executive leader.

The Road to a Vaccine, Season 2, Ep. 6: Everything You Need to Know about COVID-19 Testing and Contact Tracing

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In Season 2 of "The Road to a Vaccine," host Lisa Ling interviews scientists, global health leaders and other experts on the COVID-19 front lines to reveal the latest medical advances and collaborations to create a coronavirus vaccine—and hopefully a return to a world without the pandemic.

As we head into fall, how is COVID-19 testing going? Lisa Ling speaks to experts, including Ann Lee, co-founder, with actor Sean Penn, of the nonprofit CORE, to get the latest updates on testing efforts and contact tracing across America.

Fifth Third Foundation Powers $1.2 Million Innovation Meets Main Street Program for Black, Women-Owned Entrepreneurs

Press Release

CINCINNATI, September 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Fifth Third Bank, National Association, today announced an exciting new $1.2 million program called Innovation meets Main Street: Boosting Black Women-Owned Businesses, a partnership between AEO and LISC powered by Fifth Third Bank.

Novartis Reinforces Commitment to Patient Access, Pricing a EUR 1.85 Billion Sustainability-linked Bond

Summary: 
  • First healthcare industry sustainability-linked bond (SLB) further embeds Environmental Social Governance (ESG) targets into the core of Novartis business operations
  • SLB linked to 2025 Patient Access Targets to increase patients reached in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) with strategic innovative therapies by 200% and the Novartis Flagship Programs by 50%
Press Release
  • First healthcare industry sustainability-linked bond (SLB) further embeds Environmental Social Governance (ESG) targets into the core of Novartis business operations
  • SLB linked to 2025 Patient Access Targets to increase patients reached in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) with strategic innovative therapies by 200% and the Novartis Flagship Programs by 50%

Fifth Third Bank Helps Customers Pay Down $5 Million in Student Loan Debt

Momentum app rounds up purchases to pay loans off faster
Press Release

CINCINNATI, September 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Momentum™ recently hit a milestone: It now has helped customers pay down $5 million in student loan debt. The Fifth Third Momentum app, which launched three years ago, allows customers to round up their debit card purchases to apply to a student loan.

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