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What Funders of Social Enterprises Want

Growing interest in social enterprise means a growing pool of capital
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Originally published by Sustainable Industries

by Don Shaffer

Interest in social enterprises is growing—and believe it or not (some entrepreneurs may have their doubts), so is the pool of capital available to them.

Owens Corning Selects Constellation to Develop 2.6-Megawatt Solar Project for Delmar N.Y. Facility

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Owens Corning and Constellation announced the development of a 2.6-megawatt (DC) solar generation project that will supply clean energy to the company's thermal and acoustical insulation plant in Delmar, N.Y.

Highlights from the New GRI G4 Guidelines

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By James Margolis, Partner; ERM Group Inc.

GRI Global Conference,  May 22, 2013

RSF Makes a New Loan to Regional Access

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SAN FRANCISCO, May 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ - RSF Social Finance (RSF) is pleased to announce a new loan to Regional Access Inc., a wholesale food distributor focused on creating a sustainable regional food system. RSF financing will support the growth of Regional Access, including its expanding marketing and sales efforts, and the establishment of a new satellite facility closer to key markets.

Smart Growth Could Spur Economic Prosperity, Environmental Sustainability

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Sustainability is not just a business management paradigm for Patrick Doherty, Director of Smart Strategy at the New America Foundation: It’s the strategic lens that should shape how we build our communities, structure our tax code and prioritize investments.

Speaking at NAEM’s Corporate Sustainability Management Conference in Washington, DC today, Mr. Doherty explained that the United States needs a new ‘grand strategy’ to poise the country for long-term growth.

Commenting Period Opens on New Integrated Reporting Framework

The International Integrated Reporting Council launches a draft framework aiming to develop a new corporate reporting model for the future.
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16 April 2013 /3BL Media/ - Today the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) published its consultation draft of the International Integrated Reporting Framework. The Framework aims to set standards for organisations reporting their strategy, governance, performance and prospects with a view towards the creation of value over the short, medium and long term.

PG&E Ranked Among Top Utilities For Sustainability Efforts

Target Rock Advisors Recognizes Utility’s Performance on Economic, Environmental and Social Sustainability
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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced today that it has been named one of the nation’s three most sustainable large utilities by Target Rock Advisors, and has also been included in Target Rock’s 2013 Sustainable Utility Leaders Index (SULI).

The Sustainability Snowball is Gaining Mass

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By Carol Singer Neuvelt

We’re putting the finishing touches on the agenda for NAEM’s upcoming Corporate Sustainability Management conference, and as I look over the program, I am struck by how much the conversation about sustainability has progressed over the past few years.

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