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About Oportun: Affordable Loans and Financial Services to Help Through Life's Ups and Downs

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Oportun's mission is to provide inclusive and affordable financial services to the estimated 100 million people in the U.S. who are locked out of the financial mainstream because they have no credit score or have been mis-scored due to a lack of credit history. Oportun's CEO, Raul Vazquez shares the impact the company has had in fulfilling this mission.

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General Mills Becomes First U.S. Consumer Packaged Goods Company to Enter Into a Sustainability-Linked Revolving Credit Facility

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MINNEAPOLIS, April 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today announced it has renewed its five-year $2.7 billion revolving credit facility, which now includes a pricing structure that is tied to environmental impact metrics. General Mills is the first U.S. consumer packaged goods company to put in place a sustainability-linked revolving credit facility.

Today is Talk With Our Kids About Money Day Across Canada

The ninth annual Talk With Our Kids About Money Day (TWOKAM Day) – supported by Scotiabank – showcases the importance of having 'money talks' with kids, particularly during the financial and mental stresses brought on by COVID-19
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TORONTO, April 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Talking with kids about money to improve financial literacy is increasingly important, not only for Canada's young people, but also for the future financial health of individuals, families, communities and the country and today is Talk With Your Kids About Money Day.

Vistra, Malta and Southwest Research Institute Collaborate on Department of Energy Funded Study to Advance Clean Power Generation

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and IRVING, Texas,  April 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Vistra (NYSE: VST) a leading Fortune 275 integrated retail electricity and power generation company and Malta Inc., a leading developer of long-duration thermal energy storage solutions, in collaboration with Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), have been awarded a Department of Energy (DOE) grant.

PNC Launches Low Cash Mode(SM) To Address $17 Billion In Industry Overdraft Fees

Summary: 
  • New Virtual Wallet® Feature Gives Control to Avoid Overdraft Fees
  • PNC Customers Reduce Fees by 60% on Average in Recent Pilot
  • PNC Expects to Drive Long-Term Growth via this Significant Enhancement to the Customer Experience
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  • New Virtual Wallet® Feature Gives Control to Avoid Overdraft Fees
  • PNC Customers Reduce Fees by 60% on Average in Recent Pilot
  • PNC Expects to Drive Long-Term Growth via this Significant Enhancement to the Customer Experience

Uber, PayPal and Walgreens Introduce Vaccine Access Fund

New fund allows customers to donate directly to efforts for COVID-19 vaccine access in underserved communities; Uber introduces new in-app donate feature powered by PayPal
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SAN JOSE, Calif., April 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- Recently, PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL), Uber Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: UBER) and Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.

Help Make-A-Wish Deliver Hope to Children With Critical Illnesses. Celebrate World Wish Day 2021 by Creating Hope.

Don't Wait for Hope. Create it.
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Every year, Make-A-Wish, the organization that grants life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses, celebrates World Wish Day® on April 29, the anniversary of the wish that inspired the founding of Make-A-Wish in 1980. As the countdown to World Wish Day continues all throughout April, Make-A-Wish is launching a bold, fundraising-focused campaign titled, "Don't Wait for Hope. Create it."

Ninety One Continues Expansion Across Us Institutional Team With West Coast Hire

Sasha Talcott joins firm, based in Los Angeles
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LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, April 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Ninety One, an independent, active global investment manager, announced the appointment of its new Institutional Regional Director for the West Coast, Sasha Talcott, CFA. In this role, Ms. Talcott is responsible for leading the West Coast Institutional business development efforts which includes cultivating and managing relationships and representing Ninety One’s investment strategies to institutional investors and their respective consultants. Ms.

Land Betterment Corporation Secures Initial Funding of its Impact Notes

Growth capital will support job creation and sustainable economic development throughout Central Appalachian and Midwest communities
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FISHERS, Ind., April 13, 2021 /3BL Media / Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining and industrial sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, today announced the Company has successfully secured a commitment of $3.0 million of funding under its Impact Note. 

Chesapeake Energy and Project Canary Announce Multi-basin Responsibly Sourced Gas Partnership

With Project Canary’s independent, trusted technology, Chesapeake Energy will produce responsibly sourced gas from Marcellus and Haynesville shale plays
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DENVER and OKLAHOMA CITY, April 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Project Canary and Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NASDAQ: CHK) launched a pilot partnership to produce certified responsibly sourced natural gas (RSG) at select well pads in the Marcellus and Haynesville shales, the companies announced today.

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