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Microgrid Design to Boost Energy Resilience at Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus

Black & Veatch to bring engineering expertise to NYSERDA NY Prize project
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OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, 23 March 2017 /3BL Media/ – Black & Veatch is partnering with the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus to design and assess the financial and energy efficiency impacts of a microgrid in Buffalo, N.Y. The microgrid will provide resilient, clean energy for the 120-acre campus, long-term cost-savings and potential monetization opportunities for member institutions.

Barclays Pioneers: Helping People Move Forward


Originally posted on Barclays

As Community Banking Director for South London, looking after 44 branches, Paul Turpin knows first-hand about the challenges his customers face. From helping former prisoners open their first bank account to protecting the elderly from fraudsters, he explains why he is so passionate about helping his local community.

What are the particular challenges in your local area?

Costa Group and Mercy Ships Present Their Memorandum of Understanding to Provide Practical Help Where it is Needed the Most

The leading cruise Group in Europe makes initial donation of 100,000 Euro
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Madrid, March 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Mercy Ships and Costa Group celebrated Tuesday the official start of the memorandum of understanding which has been recently signed. The agreement is aimed to develop synergies in different fields with the objective to support the accomplishments of Mercy Ships. According to this agreement Costa Group will develop specific activities in the following areas: 

Scotiabank Celebrates International Women’s Day with a $150,000 Donation to Girls Learning Code Programming

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Toronto, ON, March 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ - In recognition of International Women’s Day, Scotiabank is making a $150,000 donation to Ladies Learning Code, a national not-for-profit organization working with women and young people to help them become passionate builders - not just consumers - of technology.

MetLife Foundation Tohoku Relief Fund Celebrates First Year Anniversary

A total of 39 grants disbursed for the recovery of the affected areas in Fukushima
Press Release

Tokyo, March 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ – MetLife Insurance K.K. (“MetLife Japan”), MetLife Foundation, Abukuma Shinkin Bank and Positive Planet Japan are pleased to announce the grantees of the MetLife Foundation Tohoku Relief Fund (hereinafter referred to as the “Fund”), as well as the progress made through its grant-making activities as the Fund celebrates its 1st year anniversary.

First-Ever CEO Investor Forum Bolsters Long-Term Discussion

Leading CEOs Present Long-Term Plans to Strategic Investors from World’s Leading Asset Owners
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NEW YORK, March 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ Leading cross-sector CEOs and executives came together to publicly share first-ever long-term business plans to an audience of nearly 200 major investors representing more than $20 trillion in assets under management at the inaugural CECP CEO Investor Forum held February 27 in New York City.

Justin’s Fuels Whole Planet Foundation’s Family Fund

Leading Nut Butter and Confections Brand Commits to Empowering Entrepreneurs with Microloan Donations
Press Release

February 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Justin’s, maker of naturally delicious, high-quality nut butters, nut butter snacks, and organic peanut butter cups, has expanded its commitment to Whole Planet Foundation by fueling the organization’s new Family Fund.

Keybank Provides $54.5 Million for New Affordable Housing Units Near Seattle

Puget Park will offer 256 new affordable housing units for families
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CLEVELAND, February 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ — KeyBank’s Community Development Lending & Investing (CDLI) group announced today it has provided $54.5 million to construct 256 4% LIHTC units at Puget Park, a fully affordable multifamily housing development in Everett, WA, 30 miles north of Seattle. The property will serve residents who earn 60% or less of the area median income.   

TD Securities Acts as a Joint Lead Manager for Largest Green Bond Issuance in Canada

Press Release

February 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ - On January 26, 2017, TD Securities acted as a joint lead for the Province of Ontario’s third – and largest – green bond. At $800 million this is the largest issuance of a Canadian dollar green bond to date.

Over the last seven years, the growth of the green bond market has boomed – with more than $150 billion in issuances since 2010, according to Bloomberg.  


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