The democratisation of impact investment and the link to inclusive business
For pension funds, impact investing is not only investment with a conscience, it’s a stable financial choice that shows steady returns and weathers wider market fluctuations. And it’s what pension holders are increasingly asking for, says Tim Macready, CIO of Brightlight, an Australian impact investing company that has already invested A$150m (£80m) in pension funds in more than 200 companies in emerging markets.
Healthcare Plastics Recycling County (HPRC) recently hosted roundtables for hospitals (in conjunction with CleanMed) and recyclers (in conjunction with Re|focus). One of our biggest takeaways has been the barriers created by misconceptions and questions recyclers have about the safety and cleanliness of healthcare plastics.
New Holland Agriculture, IVECO and FPT Industrial will be amongst highly anticipated participants at the UK Anaerobic Digestion (AD) and World Biogas Expo 2019 taking place at the National Exhibition Center in Birmingham, U.K. on July 3 - 4. The Company will be showcasing a range of innovative products from its brands including the New Holland Concept Methane Tractor, the IVECO Stralis Natural Power truck and FPT Industrial Natural Gas engines.
Societal and environmental shifts continually reshape the future and present exciting new opportunities for BNY Mellon’s businesses and stakeholders. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) empowers BNY Mellon to invest in these possibilities and use their reach, market influence and resources to address pressing world challenges by allocating resources to have the greatest impact around the world.
By Yitzi Weiner
As a part of my series about strong female leaders, I had the distinct pleasure to interview Catherine Hernandez-Blades, Chief ESG and Communications Officer at Aflac.
Thank you so much for joining us Catherine! Can you tell us a story about what brought you to this specific career path?
Wells Fargo is concentrating its philanthropic power to help solve three critical issues: housing affordability, financial health, and small business growth.
Wells Fargo is evolving its philanthropic strategy to help solve three pressing issues affecting individuals, families, and underserved communities across the U.S. — housing affordability, financial health, and small business growth — the company announced June 5.
- FCA and Aurora plan to integrate the Aurora Driver into FCA commercial vehicles
- FCA and Aurora will leverage one another’s strengths and capabilities to address the needs of commercial vehicle customers
Seizing opportunities to learn and mentor in the civil engineering field
Candice Au-Yeung is a civil engineer and assistant project manager at Tetra Tech. She specializes in site-civil and pipeline design and planning for municipal combined sewer overflow programs. She has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil and environmental engineering. We talked with Candice as part of our #TtInspires campaign celebrating the passion of Tetra Tech employees. Follow #TtInspires on social media for more stories.
What originally attracted you to Tetra Tech?
June 10, 2019
“Sustainability is about the actions we take to fulfil our purpose so Landsec prospers far into the future. We want customers to prefer our spaces. We want communities to be pleased it’s us operating in their area. We want partners to share our priorities. And we want employees to invest their energy and ambition here. When we get all this right, we create value for our investors.” Robert Noel, Chief Executive, Landsec
Landsec’s sustainability programme focuses on three key areas:
Chevron and its partners, the Fab Foundation and BakerRipley, recently celebrated the grand opening of its tenth fabrication laboratory (Fab Lab). Located at the BakerRipley East Aldine Campus in Houston, the Chevron-supported facility has been in planning for two years and will serve as a technical resource for K-12 students, university students and the entire community.
In February 2018, Scotiabank Chile was invited to share best practices for Gender Equality at the 4th Global Forum of Companies for Gender Equity, an event organized by the United Nations Development Program, the Government of Chile, UN Women and the International Labour Organization. Scotiabank Chile was the only private bank invited to participate in the meeting.
GreenBiz Group’s VERGE 19 conference and expo to once again be powered by renewable energy
OAKLAND, Calif., June 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The VERGE 19 conference and expo will be powered by a fully functional, renewably powered microgrid, demonstrating the resilience and radical efficiency that is the essence of VERGE conferences.
VERGE 19, October 22-24 in Oakland, is the platform for companies, cities and communities accelerating the clean economy. The event convenes more than 3,000 leaders to explore scalable, cross-cutting solutions and to collaborate more effectively to advance them.
More than 300 AEG employees set to march in support of LGBTQ+ Community
Following the launch of its “Equality for All” social media campaign, which supports LGBT Pride Month and celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising (#Stonewall50), AEG, the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company has announced it will participate in the 2019 LA Pride Festival and Parade in Los Angeles.
New philanthropic strategy to benefit underserved communities through housing, financial health and small business programs; $20 million challenge grant aims to accelerate solutions for U.S. housing needs
SAN FRANCISCO, June 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ Wells Fargo today announced an evolution of its philanthropic strategy to help address three critical issues affecting underserved communities: housing affordability, financial health and small business growth.
Lidl Finland's logistics center constantly learns to be more energy efficient through an integrated Schneider Electric EcoStruxure™ Microgrid Advisor & EcoStruxure Building Operation solution that uses demand response and targets more than 50% energy cost savings.
Watch this video to learn more about how Schneider Electric's EcoStruxure™ delivers efficiency and resiliency to Lidl Finland.