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El Yunque National Forest Advances With the Arbor Day Foundation

Article

After a hurricane, local leaders need to rebuild not only the damaged roads and buildings, but also the injured trees and plant life. The loss of natural habitat for animals during these major storms can leave some species completely homeless and without a food source.

Net Zero Gaining Momentum Like Never Before Among Investor and Business Community

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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.

The Arbor Day Foundation's Tree Campus Programs

College Campuses and Healthcare Facilities Across the Country are Dedicated to Establishing and Maintaining Healthy Community Forests
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Learn more about the Arbor Day Foundation's Tree Campus programs: Higher Education, K-12, and Healthcare.

How has COVID-19 Affected Industrial and Cloud Markets?

by Ali Husain
Blog

All of us worldwide are dealing with the challenging new environment of COVID-19. I have been relatively lucky and only have had to share my home office with first-grade distant learning!

With the reality of the situation, businesses are finding ways to continue to serve their markets and customers.  Now that we have lived with this new reality for six months, trends in industrial markets are becoming clearer.

Nest Pensions Takes Another Step on Net-Zero Journey

Northern Trust AM to manage new climate aware strategy investing in emerging markets
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  • Northern Trust AM to manage new climate aware strategy investing in emerging markets
  • Nest estimated to nearly double investment in emerging market equity (shares)
  • Nest’s Head of RI: “Emerging markets are an exciting growth area, and we believe we can continue to successfully invest while working towards our net-zero goal”

Nest, the workplace pension scheme representing a quarter of the UK workforce, will take another step in reducing its carbon footprint while increasing investment in emerging market equities.

WEC President & CEO, Glenn Prickett In-depth Interview With Georg Kell, Arabesque

Press Release

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.

Investment Theme: Stay Focused on Climate Risk

Although the pandemic fallout has been the focal point of markets and politicians, climate risk remains important.
Blog

By Director of Asset Allocation Strategy Daniel Phillips, CFA

Over the next five years, climate risk will continue to translate into market risk, as policymakers will come under pressure to preserve environmental progress and retool economies in a more sustainable way.

Climate Risk Upward Trend Remains

CIT Serves as Coordinating Lead Arranger for $256 Million Texas Solar Financing

Press Release

NEW YORK, Dec. 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) recently announced that its Power and Energy business served as coordinating lead arranger on a $256 million financing for the 250-megawatt (MW) Taygete I Energy Project owned by 7X Energy, Inc (7X) and located in Pecos County, Texas.

The Scotiabank Women Initiative™ Celebrates Second Anniversary With the Launch of a Digital Hub and Expansion of Program Into Scotia Wealth Management

Press Release

TORONTO, Dec. 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - In celebration of its two-year anniversary, The Scotiabank Women Initiative ™ has launched a new Digital Hub, in collaboration with Shopify, Google Canada, LinkedIn, Facebook and HubSpot focused on delivering key resources to help women entrepreneurs adapt to uncertain economic times.

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