2020 can't get behind us fast enough. But the shocking realization we've all faced about how vulnerable our society and global economy is also one of the reasons we've seen the remarkable embrace of ‘net zero’ by the business community this year.
December 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Recently, Glenn Prickett, WEC’s President & CEO sat down to speak with the Chairman of one of its members, Arabesque Partners, Georg Kell. Georg has a new book that he has co-edited with others on the topic of sustainable investing. Glenn & Georg had an in-depth discussion about the book that provides a framework on ESG investing and about the need for leadership and collaboration for change to happen.
More than Two Million Donations Made on the PayPal Platform to Over 163,000 Nonprofits and Causes Around the Globe
SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL) today announced that it processed a record-breaking $185 million globally this GivingTuesday, the largest amount raised on the platform for the global day of giving since its inception in 2012. With a 40 percent increase in donations processed over 2019, more than 1.75 million PayPal customers across 198 markets donated to causes they care about, amounting to over two million donations in total.
by Village Enterprise staff and Whole Planet Foundation's Senior Digital Fundraising Specialist Olivia Hayden
For three entrepreneurial women business partners in Uganda, the emerging COVID-19 crisis posed an immediate threat to their newly started business. Pictured above, the three entrepreneurs, Nancy, Lilly, and Irene stand on their business premises in Patira East Village.
MONTREAL, Nov. 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - In collaboration with Disruption Ventures, The Scotiabank Women Initiative™ announced its premiere RAISE & RISE event – a virtual pitch competition and conference that offers women entrepreneurs the chance to win a cash investment of $25,000 and more.
TORONTO, Nov. 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Scotia Global Asset Management today announced the launch of a suite of Scotia Low Carbon Funds, diversified portfolios of high-quality investments designed to provide a lower carbon intensity than the broader market:
The accelerated digital transformation brought on by the pandemic means that startups must in turn quickly pivot their business models to the new normal, but these challenges also open up opportunities for entrepreneurs to respond.
That’s a key message heard during a recent Canadian Club Toronto virtual panel focused on advice and best practices for Canadian startups and how to set women entrepreneurs up for success.