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New Morgan Stanley Report Challenges Misperceptions Regarding Sustainable Investing and Performance

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NEW YORK, March 24, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Although some investors may believe sustainable investing requires a financial sacrifice, a new report from the Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing finds that investing in sustainability has usually met and often exceeded the performance of comparable traditional investments, both on an absolute and risk-adjusted basis, across asset classes and over time. 

Ray C. Anderson Foundation Awards $100,000 “NextGen” Grant to Net-Works™

ZSL and Interface, Inc.’s Powerful “Inclusive Business” Program Brings to Life Anderson’s Dream of a Restorative Enterprise
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March 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Ray C.

Morgan Stanley Survey Finds Sustainable Investing Poised for Growth

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NEW YORK, Februrary 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Over seventy percent of active individual investors (71%) describe themselves as interested in sustainable investing, and nearly two in three (65%) believe sustainable investing will become more prevalent over the next five years, according to a new survey published today by the Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing.  The new Sustainable Signals report examines the attitudes and perceptions of indiv

Leaders in Women's Economic Empowerment to Speak at The Empowerment Bridge!

On March 4 - 5, experts committed to women's economic empowerment will explore The Empowerment Bridge: Building a Lifetime of Opportunity for Women and Girls. Space is limited, register now to attend!
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February 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Join the U.S. Chamber Foundation as we celebrate International Women's Day! Register today for the 5th annual International Women's Day Forum 2015, and hear from leaders dedicated to women's economic empowerment!

Pearson Education is Making High-Quality Education Affordable and Effective

Pearson is creating pathways towards affordable and effective education in developing countries, by working with dedicated on-the-ground entrepreneurs.
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[Editor's Note: Pearson was one of the generous companies to host a Path to Empowerment roundtable meeting.

Announcing Featured Speakers at The International Women's Day Forum 2015!

The Empowerment Bridge will feature leaders building a path forward in women's economic empowerment. Register now to attend!
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Join the U.S. Chamber Foundation as we celebrate International Women's Day! Register today for the 5th annual International Women's Day Forum 2015, and hear from leaders committed to women's economic empowerment!

"Fear of Failure" Won't Hold Entrepreneurs Back for Long

Amway knows that the fear of failure is often the biggest obstacle to an individual's entrepreneurial spirit. Now, company leaders are implementing creative solutions around the world to address the challenge.
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[Editor's Note: Author Jeff Terry will be speaking at the International Women's Day Forum 2015 on March 4 - 5 in New York City. Register here to attend.]

By: Jeff Terry, Global Head, Corporate Responsibility, Amway

Ecocentricity Blog - Special Issue

We Need a "Ray C. Anderson Prize," they said.
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We heard this refrain, in various forms, from the very beginning of our time stewarding Ray’s legacy here at the Foundation.  Each time it was echoed, we first felt humbled.  What an amazing honor it is to have someone want Ray’s memory preserved in this manner!

Congratulations to the 2014 Best Economic Empowerment Program Finalists!

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Congratulations to Best Economic Empowerment Program Finalists, The Dow Chemical Company, Entergy Corporation, and Qualcomm Wireless Reach, for the 2014 Corporate Citizenship Awards!

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Announces Two-Year, $35 Million Commitment to Improve Consumer Financial Security

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Multi-year effort will help struggling consumers avoid costly payday loans by providing proven, affordable financial solutions

Former First Lady of California Maria Shriver commends JPMorgan Chase for the development of innovative solutions to help customers solve financial insecurity

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Multi-year effort will help struggling consumers avoid costly payday loans by providing proven, affordable financial solutions

Former First Lady of California Maria Shriver commends JPMorgan Chase for the development of innovative solutions to help customers solve financial insecurity

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