New York, NY, June 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Citi and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (“OPIC”) today announced a $10 million lending facility, using their existing framework partnership, to support the growth of ACBA Credit Agricole Bank’s agribusiness microfinance portfolio in the Republic of Armenia. The arrangement includes a new $5 million lending facility and the extension of a separate $5 million lending facility first announced in 2012.
RSF Social Finance's theory of change is based on driving transformation at the individual level. We decided to reach out to our community to see exactly how people have transformed the way they work with money.
Event to Bring Together European Sustainability, EH&S & Risk Decision-Makers in Paris on June 10th
Paris, France/Chicago, IL, June 9, 2014 /3BL Media/– Enablon, the world's leading provider of Sustainability, EH&S and Risk management software, will gather hundreds of attendees from leading European companies along with industry experts at its annual Sustainable Performance Forum EMEA on Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 at the Eurosites Georges V, Paris, France.
The SPF is a series of five international and regional technology conferences that bring together business leaders and industry experts to discuss how
Before the advent of the Web, organizations like Kiva would have been impossible. Thanks to technological advances, Kiva is able to match small-scale donations with micro-loans to men and women in the farthest reaches of the globe. The loans help people like John Garces, who fled Columbia for his life after his dad was assassinated. In the U.S., Garces gained a fresh start and grew his small business with the help of Kiva funding.
Think back to 2011. The worst of the recession in the US is over (for some.) It's been a few years, but you can now afford to get back to your regular patronizing of your local Starbucks. As you order your morning caffeine the barista asks if you'd like to help Starbucks create more USA-based jobs. She hands you a red, white and blue wristband with a zinc plate inscribed with the word 'Indivisible.' The barista tells you that the bracelets are made in the USA and from 100% USA-manufactured materials.
J.P. Morgan Social Finance was launched in 2007 to service the growing market for impact investments, meaning those investments intended to generate positive impact alongside financial return. There is growing recognition that innovative business models can complement limited public sector and philanthropic resources by delivering market-based solutions to low-income and excluded communities in a sustainable and scalable way.