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GE Releases 2012 “Global Impact” Report; Tracks Progress Against Environmental, Healthcare and Citizenship Commitments

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  • $5B R&D investment in ecomagination innovations since 2010
  • $3.5B R&D investment in healthymagination innovations since 2009
  • $25B in ecomagination products revenue in 2012
  • $219M in giving to community and educational organizations
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  • $5B R&D investment in ecomagination innovations since 2010
  • $3.5B R&D investment in healthymagination innovations since 2009
  • $25B in ecomagination products revenue in 2012
  • $219M in giving to community and educational organizations

The Power of Technology Can Transform Healthcare and Save Lives.

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By: Kathryn C. Brown, Senior vice president of Public Policy Development and Corporate Responsibility, Verizon

Investors’ Circle Philadelphia Commits $500K to GoodCompany Group

Collaboration Aims to Attract and Fund Rising Impact Stars
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April 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Investors’ Circle Philadelphia (ICP) is pleased to announce a $500,000 commitment for investment into graduates of the Ventures Program at GoodCompany Group (GCV).  The ICP-GCV2013 Seed Fund reflects the long-standing collaboration between the two organizations to support social entrepreneurs and a significant private sector response to Mayor Nutter’s leadership in creating the Philadelphia Social Enterprise Partnership.

Investors' Circle Partners with The Hitachi Foundation to Support Young Entrepreneur Awardees

2013 Application Process Now Open
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March 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ - After three years of successful collaboration, Investors’ Circle is again providing targeted support to The Hitachi Foundation’s Young Entrepreneurs program – a highlight of which is the Yoshiyama Young Entrepreneur Award.

The Power of Angel Investing - with Impact

John May, Leading Expert on Angel Investing, and Investors' Circle Host Premier New Workshop
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March 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Produced in partnership with the Angel Resource Institute and led by John May, an Investors' Circle Founding Member, IC announces a premier all-day workshop that will examine the building blocks of angel investing and explore the strategy behind getting deals done.  Attendees will learn from experienced angel investors, venture capitalists, and deal makers as they navigate portfolio management, due diligence, deal structure, valuation, and the post investment relationship.

Investing with a Profound Sense of Community

Core Values Key as the Impact Marketplace Gains Momentum
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March 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Think investments should make money and make the world a better place? Members of Investors' Circle do more than ever. "Smart with Heart" is how Bonny Moellenbrock, IC's Executive Director, describes their active network. "It's not just about the dollars. It's about the sense of meaning you share with the entrepreneurs and fellow investors," says Tom Balderston, Managing Director, Sustain VC and IC Member.

Companies and Their Foundations Continue to Grow Despite Economic Recession

Foundations of Business: the growth of corporate foundations in England and Wales
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From a recent study and research by Corporate Citizenship this year, they have identified corporate foundations in England and Wales have rapidly increased since 2006; despite recent economic recession. Corporate foundations are evidently becoming popular for companies; from reputable viewpoints of ‘giving something back’ to their next step for the CR strategy as motivational factors.

GreenBiz Study Finds Increases in Corporate Sustainability and Environmental Impacts; Network for Business Sustainability Hosts Webinar on How Business Drives Social Change - CSR Minute for February 21, 2013

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A new study by GreenBiz finds that while corporations are adopting more environmentally sustainable practices, their impacts on ecosystems continue to increase. It shows that despite the rapid rise of sustainability on companies' agendas, progress is lagging, particularly in light of the resource and weather risks many sectors are facing.

Investors' Circle Features B Corporations

Early stage investment opportunity via virtual venture fair
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Investors are invited to hear pitches from six B Corporations that are ready for capital at a Virtual Venture Fair being held by Investors' Circle on February 21.

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Investors are invited to hear pitches from six B Corporations that are ready for capital at a Virtual Venture Fair being held by Investors' Circle on February 21.

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