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It's Time to Invest in Her - 2019 the Year of Investing in Women

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by Joe Keefe President and CEO, Pax World Funds

We are in a moment. The moment of Time’s Up and #MeToo. The moment of women’s marches. The moment of Harvey Weinstein and Justice Kavanaugh. The moment when more women than ever before have been elected to public office. It’s also the moment when investors have an historic opportunity to become a powerful force for advancing gender equality across the globe.

From Problems to Profits: Investors Eye Asia's Environmental Issues

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Ramy Inocencio sits down with the CEO Amit Bouri, the head of the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) during New York's first Sustainable Finance Week and Bloomberg's inaugural Global Responsible Investing Forum to discuss how investors are turning problems into profits. 

Ecolab Foundation Commits $5 Million to Support Sustainability Research and Education at the University of Minnesota

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MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn.,December 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Ecolab Chairman and CEO Douglas M. Baker, Jr., and University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler today announced a $5 million gift from the Ecolab Foundation to the University-wide Driven campaign, in support of environmental sustainability research and education. A cornerstone of the Ecolab Foundation gift is $2 million to establish an endowed chair for the Institute on the Environment.

Climate Change Moves From Risk to Reward

By Mary L Schapiro
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Financial players and their investors have much to gain from the shift toward greater sustainability. These investments offer a dual benefit: they lower emissions, speeding the transition to a low-carbon economy, and they can make (or save) money. People are increasingly aware of the first two pillars of sustainable investing -- risk identification and transparency. Now we need to inform them about the third: the need to drive capital toward sustainable opportunities, both at home and internationally.

From “Disclose” to “Disclose What Matters”: The Growing Role of Investors in Sustainability Reporting

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In the early hours of Good Friday, March 24, 1989, an oil tanker struck a reef off the Gulf of Alaska, spilling 11 million gallons of crude oil and causing long-lasting damage to the ecosystem and the local communities that depend on it.

“Matter to a Million” Global Giving Partnership Celebrates Five Years, $21M in Loans

by Megan Amrich
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Imagine turning a $25 loan into more than $21 million, impacting more than 1 million people globally, in just five years. No, this isn’t the latest Shark Tank pitch. It is the outcome of Hewlett Packard Company’s Matter to a Million employee-engagement program.

New Year’s Resolutions: Gen Z And Millennials Get Smart About Saving

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PASADENA, CA, Dec. 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ - A new survey is upending common perceptions that younger people can be less focused on saving for the future.

Business Guide for Engaging Employees in Holiday Giving

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Still thinking about rallying your company’s employees around a donation drive to support the community this holiday season? It’s not too late!

30% of all annual giving occurs in December, with 10% of that occurring within the last three days of the year. And with America’s Charities’ Quick Start giving solution, we can have your campaign up and running in a matter of days – giving you plenty of time to spread good cheer!

KeyBank Partners With Related Companies and Provides $87 Million in Financing for the Revitalization of Two Affordable Housing Developments in Cincinnati

The acquisition and rehabilitation of the Avondale Properties and Alms Hill Apartments will ensure the availability of long-term affordable housing options for the larger Avondale Community
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CINCINNATI, December 7, 2018 /3BL Media/—KeyBank Real Estate Capital and KeyBank Community Development Lending and Investment (CDLI) have provided a total of $87 million in financing to Related Companies, for the acquisition and rehabilitation of more than 400 affordable housing units in Cincinnati, OH.

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