How the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth is collaborating with Grameen America and other community development finance institutions (CDFIs) to help expand access to capital for underserved entrepreneurs.
Sheila founded Liha, her mobile boutique in a converted delivery truck, in the heart of New York City’s Harlem community. For the past few years, she and her shop have been fixtures in the neighborhood, where the store thrived. “When people see more women of color running and owning (businesses) and living independently, that empowers not only the community but the world,” says Sheila, who is Black.
821 million people do not get enough to eat. As a global leader in nutrition, Herbalife Nutrition is helping tackle the global challenges of hunger, food insecurity, and malnutrition through their Nutrition for Zero Hunger initiative. Herbalife Nutrition is working alongside organizations such as Feed the Children, The Hunger Project, Chinese Red Cross Foundation, National Hispanic Council on Aging, and Chrysalis – who are doing the work on the ground to help support access to nutritious foods while addressing systemic food insecurity, and malnutrition.
A $40 million initial donation from Truist Financial Corporation* has established CornerSquare Community Capital. This new national nonprofit fund will help select community development financial institutions (CDFIs) increase their lending capacity with their existing capital to support more small businesses.
IWBI members prioritize health and well-being across their organizations
NEW YORK, October 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) is pleased to announce new organizations that have joined the IWBI membership program. The continued growth of the program signifies an increasing global emphasis on improving health and well-being through the spaces where we live, work and play. The most recent members to join this network include real estate developers, design and engineering consulting firms and product manufacturers.