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Tomie Demystifies the Value of the LBX Positive Cryptocurrency Token

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The Land Betterment Exchange (LBX) is an environmentally driven token that creates a financial incentive and trading market to pull forward environmental cleanup and expedite the transition away from fossil fuels while providing new sustainable livable wage jobs for the local community.

To learn more or apply for LBX Tokens, visit: https://lbxtoken.com/

About Land Betterment Exchange (LBX)

Fifth Third Neighborhood Investment Program to Support Transformation of the Near East Side of Columbus

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COLUMBUS, October 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Fifth Third and Enterprise Community Partners today announced the establishment of a neighborhood program to support and continue revitalization efforts on the Near East Side of Columbus. The Neighborhood Investment Program will focus over three years on the PACT geography and cross-sector collaborations. PACT, which stands for Partners Achieving Community Transformation, is a partnership initiated in 2010 by the City of Columbus, The Ohio State University, the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) and Near East Side stakeholders.

Ninety One Launches Decarbonization '40 Act Fund to Meet Growing Demand for Climate-Aware Investment Solutions

Deirdre Cooper & Graeme Baker to manage US ‘40 Act Fund
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NEW YORK, October 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Ninety One, an active global investment manager, announces the launch of the Ninety One Global Environment Fund. This launch addresses growing interest from US-based financial advisors and institutional investors in access to companies in the environmental-solutions universe that are poised to grow and outperform as the world transitions towards net zero.

Risky Business: Sustainability Is Central to Mitigating Risk

By Lany Harijanti, ASEAN Regional Program Manager, GRI
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The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly caused the largest economic and societal shock the world has experienced this century. Yet it was not unforeseen. As far back as 2006, the annual Global Risks Report from the World Economic Forum warned that a pandemic was an ‘acute threat’ across all industries globally. This year’s WEF report expands into new dimensions of risk, such as the consequences of digital inequality and cybersecurity failure.

Medtronic Makes Bold ESG Commitments at Inaugural Investor Briefing

Harnessing the power of bold environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives to drive better outcomes for the world
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Medtronic is harnessing the power of bold environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives to drive better outcomes for the world. In its first-ever ESG Investor Briefing, held Oct. 13, 2021, company leaders announced new ESG targets on key sustainability focus areas and highlighted advancements in environmental sustainability, people and communities, patient safety and product quality, and corporate governance.

Could a Bank's $20 Million Investment Add Up to Better Days for South Chicago?

Here’s hoping Fifth Third bank’s investment sparks a major rejuvenation of this long-struggling Chicago neighborhood.
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By CST Editorial Board

The South Chicago community literally helped make Chicago.

For most of the 20th century, many of our city’s skyscrapers, expressways and bridges were built with steel that the neighborhood’s mills — namely the giant U.S. Steel South Works plant — churned out around the clock and by the freightload, providing thousands of good-paying jobs along the way.

New Study Shows Persistent Credit Myths Contribute to Hardworking Americans' Limited Access to Affordable Credit

While half of Americans said they rely on credit cards to make it through the month, many lack a basic understanding of how to build, use, or maintain good credit
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SAN CARLOS, California, October 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Oportun (Nasdaq:OPRT), an A.I.-driven financial services and technology company that provides hardworking people with access to responsible and affordable loans, today shared the results of a new survey that found while many Americans depend on credit cards as a critical financial tool, a limited understanding of how to properly obtain and manage cards could impede their access to more affordable credit options.

UNPRI Delays Its Assessment Plan - A Sign of Things to Come?

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As previously seen on Skytop and published with permission.

On August 2, UNPRI (The United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment) announced that it was delaying the rollout of its assessment plan.  You can read the announcement here

First European Improved Forest Management Carbon Offset Project Achieves Independent Verification

SCS Global Services Verified the Rotunda Forest Project Developed by Global Forest Support
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VIENNA and EMERYVILLE, Calif., October 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Global Forest Support GmbH (GFS) and SCS Global Services (SCS) announced the completion of validation and verification of the first European Improved Forest Management (IFM) carbon project under the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) administered by Verra. Based on this verification, Verified Carbon Units (VCUs)/carbon offsets can now be issued in association with this project.

Update on Land Betterment's LBX Positive Cryptocurrency

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FISHERS, Ind. October 15, 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, shares updates on its soon to be launched Land Betterment Exchange (LBX) Cryptocurrency.

How does the LBX program work to create an established market? Its relatively simple.

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