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Don't Miss Your Opportunity to Access Early Bird Deals for the International Women's Day Forum 2015 Through January 30!

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!

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


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

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.

Leveraging Environment, Health and Safety Management to Drive Business Value

Exclusive E-Book from LNS Research

Are you struggling to drive tangible EHS performance and business value? Do you feel that disparate point solutions, disconnected business processes, and a lack of timely information are undermining your EHS programs? Do you want to integrate EHS across the entire value chain and drive improvements in operations, risk and compliance management?

Attend CBSR's 12th Annual Summit - The Transformational Company: Embedded, Canada's Premier CSR Conference (November 26, 2014 in Toronto)


Join CBSR for their 12th Annual Summit - The Transformational Company: Embedded

Date: Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Time: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Location: Daniels Spectrum building in Toronto, ON

This year, CBSR Summit will look more closely at how Corporate Responsibility teams are aligning with Human Resources, Finance, Communications and Brand Managers to drive business value while scaling up their efforts to address systemic societal risks and challenges.

Congratulations to the 2014 Best Economic Empowerment Program Finalists!


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


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