Finance & Investment CSR News

Brands Get Specific in Collaborations to Fight Climate Change


In the past month alone we’ve seen record-breaking heat throughout the globe, floods in Germany and China and fires across California and Canada.

Fifth Third Celebrates Finance Academy Impact; Awards Student Scholarship at Illinois High School

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Fifth Third Bank and EVERFI celebrated the students of Guilford High School in Rockford, Illinois, on May 25, 2021. The two companies recognized the progress and success of 388 Guilford students who took Fifth Third Finance Academy courses. At the event, Fifth Third Bank Chicago Regional President Mark Hoppe announced the first winner of the Fifth Third Spring Scholarship contest, for which there were over 1,600 entries. The winner of the $2,500 scholarship was Kenia Castaneda-Benavides, pictured with her teacher, Ms.

Sustainability From The Ground Up: What Responsible Mining Means to Eldorado Gold


At Eldorado Gold, sustainability is more than just a word.  It’s at the core of all that we do.

“Responsible business practices are at the heart of our business,” explains George Burns, our President and CEO.  “For us, responsible mining means delivering on our commitments to execute on safe, inclusive and innovative operations, engaged and prosperous communities, responsibly produced products and a healthy environment, now and for the future.”

National Grid Joint Venture Secures $150 Million Portfolio Revolving Facility to Advance Multiple U.S. Renewable Energy Projects

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Waltham, MA, July 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ – National Grid (NYSE: NGG), one of the largest investor-owned utility companies in the world, announced today that its Emerald Energy Venture, LLC joint venture has secured an innovative $150 million Portfolio Revolving facility, with an accordion feature that will allow an increase to $250 million beginning in mid-2022, to support the growth of its renewable energy portfolio in the U.S.

Top Recycling Technologies & Partners Supporting the Manufacturing Industry Today


When businesses that involve manufacturing make recycling a priority, it can be more sustainable for the environment and have a positive impact on the bottom line. A 2020 study by the National Retail Federation and IBM found nearly 70% of consumers in the U.S. and Canada think it’s important for brands to be eco-friendly or sustainable. The manufacturing process plays a big part.

Announcing Dr. Andrew Steer As Keynote Speaker for CleanEquity Monaco 2021, in Person and Streaming Live on EarthxTV

The former head of the World Resources Institute recently joined Jeff Bezos’ climate change initiative, the Bezos Earth Fund, as its President & CEO

As the next generation sustainable technology conference nears, CleanEquity Monaco announces Dr. Andrew Steer, President & CEO, Bezos Earth Fund, as its keynote speaker. On July 22 and 23, the conference will bring together up to 30 of the world’s best-in-class next generation sustainable technology companies, alongside an elite invitation-only audience. EarthX is the official streaming partner for the conference and it will be available live and on-demand on EarthxTV.

State of the Green Building Industry 2021


by Deisy Verdinez of the US Green Building Council 

There’s renewed commitment from companies and organizations to run their business and operations in more sustainable ways. As communities and consumers begin to demand more from organizations to do more to support their communities, many are not only including sustainability in corporate social responsibility plans but are also are setting ambitious goals to reduce their impacts on the environment. And they’re making real strides in achieving these goals.

Ecofin Strives to Make a Positive Impact Without Compromising Returns


by Brent Newcomb, President of Ecofin

Ecofin is a sustainable investing specialist dedicated to climate action, social impact and water.

First, climate action is the drive to reduce emissions, and includes both the energy transition and waste transition.  This means conventional categories such as solar, wind, hydro and batteries, in addition to the electrification of transport, energy efficiency, waste-to-value (recycling) and waste-to-energy (cleaner fuels such as renewable natural gas).

Mastercard Marks Year of Collective Action in Annual Sustainability Report

Outlines progress towards an inclusive, sustainable future for people and the planet

Mastercard released its 2020 Corporate Sustainability report, highlighting how the company has responded to the challenges of the last year through innovation and trusted partnerships and is delivering on its mission to build a more inclusive, sustainable world with a digital economy that works for everyone, everywhere.

Chipotle, Chobani, Even, Prudential Financial, Verizon, and Other Leading Companies Join Forces With PayPal and JUST Capital to Improve the Financial Health of America's Workforce

Participating companies will evaluate the financial security and health of their employees as part of a new initiative aimed at addressing the economic hardships of workers
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SAN JOSE, Calif., July 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Chipotle, Chobani, Even, Prudential Financial, Verizon, and other leading companies have joined PayPal and JUST Capital in the Worker Financial Wellness Initiative, a c


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