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Caterpillar Again Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

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DEERFIELD, Ill., September 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) has been named to the 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), including both the World and North America indices. This marks the 18th time Caterpillar has been included in the DJSI.

Self-Help Credit Union’s Green Impact Capital

Making Money & Making a Difference
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[Article from the January 2016 issue of GreenMoney Journal]

Self Help Credit Union’s Green Impact Capital 

By Melissa Malkin-Weber, Sustainability Director, Self-Help Credit Union

When I finished graduate school in 1994, I wanted to build a meaningful career using my training in law and public health. More specifically, I had two major goals: to create a more sustainable planet, and to invest my money in a way that was consistent with my social justice values. Ideally, I would weave the two together.

AECOM Celebrates Red Cross Month, Raises Awareness Among Employees

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LOS ANGELES, March 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ - AECOM Technology Corporation, a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for public and private clients in more than 150 countries around the world, announced today that it will celebrate Red Cross Month in March and bring a higher level of awareness to its more than 10,000 U.S. employees of the beneficial programs and services that the American Red Cross (ARC) offers.

VIDEO: Brazilian Artisans Sell Globally with Solidarium

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With its online platform, Solidarium helps artisans increase their sales and escape poverty. On his journey, founder Tiago Dalvi is supported by SAP and Endeavor as part of the SAP Emerging Entrepreneur Initiative.

Click here to view this video and more on SAP TV

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.

Mission Markets Musings: Andrea Alexopoulos

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My job here at Mission Markets gives me the unique opportunity to be inspired on a daily basis.  I am in charge of Member Services -- that means I assist companies seeking capital that demonstrate a social or environmental mission to list their offering on our platform.  Aside from providing these groups with the listing requirements, walking them through our platform, and encouraging their patience with our website, I have the privilege of learning about these different companies and the great work they are doing in the social and environmental space. 

Mission Markets Feature Story in Green Money Journal

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Mission Markets was featured in the Spring 2011 issue of Green Money Journal in a great article written by CEO and Founder Michael Van Patten about his journey from Wall Street to the social and environmental markets. Here is a brief quote from the article:

"Mission Markets: One Market(place), Many Missions"

Portland Business Journal announces Mission Markets Partnership with Springboard Innovation

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The Portland Business Journal and Sustainable Business Oregon just released a story featuring Mission Markets and Springboard Innovation. Here is a brief quote from the article:

"The partnership highlights a growing interest in the practice of impact investing among both accredited investors and money managers on Wall Street as well as individuals inspired by the popularity of microfinance programs.

Mission Markets Facilitates First Transactions On Impact Investment Platform

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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) New York - February 3, 2011- After recently launching the world’s first fully functional, FINRA-regulated electronic impact investment platform, Mission Markets has executed its first two transactions. This is a significant milestone for Mission Markets in realizing its goal of increasing transparency, efficiency, liquidity and volume of capital flowing into these new markets.

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