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Strength in Collaboration – A Resource Guide

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After the stock market crash of 2008 the world was met with a new reality when thinking about economics. One group of Waldorf Schools in the Mid-states region took up the conversation about what this new economic reality would mean for local communities and the non-profit organizations that serve them.

How could communities, non-profits, and small businesses work together to build resilient local economies?

Earning a Spot on the Global 100

POSTED BY MICHELLE CROZIER YATES, DIRECTOR OF CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY
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For the first time, Adobe was named to The Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World Index. Announced at the World Economic Forum today, companies named to the Global 100 index are considered to be the top overall sustainability performers in their sectors.

9 Days Left to Save: The Empowerment Bridge Early Bird

Don't Miss Your Opportunity to Access Early Bird Deals for the International Women's Day Forum 2015 Through January 30!
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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 receive a 20% early bird discount through January 30!

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Register Today for 20% Off to Join Leaders Committed to the Economic Empowerment of Women and Girls at This Year's Event!
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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 receive a 20% early bird discount!

A Celebration of Giving – Part III

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by Kelley Buhles

As RSF Social Finance celebrates its 30th anniversary, we feel deep gratitude for all the supportive relationships that have nurtured, inspired, and challenged RSF to bring associative economic principles into daily practice and expand and deepen how it goes about transforming the way the world works with money.

Over the past few months we have be posting a series of stories about some key catalytic gifts and givers who saw potential within RSF, seeded future possibilities, and in turn, have become part of our destiny.

New Low Carbon Investment Fund Launched by BlackRock - The Minute

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BlackRock has added to its investment portfolio of ESG products with the launch of a new exchange traded fund, iShares MSCI ACWI Low Carbon Target ETF CRBN. This new fund tracks the MSCI ACQI Low Carbon Target Index, which focuses on carbon emissions and fossil fuel reserves. That Index is based on the MSCI ACWI Index, a global policy benchmark covering developed and emerging markets, and utilizes MSCI ESG CarbonMetrics data from MSCI ESG Research.

Hedge Funds Support Social Impact Investments in U.K. - The Minute

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Social impact investments, investments made with social benefit as well as financial profit as the bottom line, are a growth trend in Great Britain. The reason? The country’s austerity budget has resulted in significant cuts in government funding for social services. Government grants for social housing have shrunk from £3 billion to £500 million, according to The New York Times. Similar budget cuts have affected aid for the elderly and health care.

Webinar: How to Plan & Design your EHS Software Implementation

EMIS Implementation Lessons Learned
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How many times do you say “If I only knew then what I know now”? We see it all the time: companies wanting to throw out their EMIS software. It’s not performing, it’s not working, promises undelivered and requirements unmet. The software often takes the blame when in fact it’s the implementation process that doomed the deployment.

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