Economic development

Caterpillar's Community Impact

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Our success contributes to the social stability of regions around the world. Caterpillar and our employees focus on contributing time and resources to promoting the health and welfare of communities in which we work and live. We conduct our business in a manner that respects human rights individually.

The Idea That Transformed the Carolinas

3 men tamed the Catawba River and brought electricity to Carolinas textile mills
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The Carolinas we know today are shaped from Dr. Gill Wylie’s simple idea more than 100 years ago. He wanted to turn water into electricity.

A Baker's Dozen: Duke Energy Economic Development Honored by Site Selection Magazine

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., September 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- For the 13th consecutive year, Duke Energy has been named to Site Selection magazine's annual list of "Top Utilities in Economic Development."

In the magazine's September edition, it credits Duke Energy's economic development team and its successful collaboration with state and local partners for delivering more than $4 billion in capital investments and more than 14,000 new jobs in 2016. Duke Energy has been featured on the list every year since 2005.

Bechtel VIDEO | Raising Standards of a Sustainable Supply Chain

Interview with Héctor García Salgó, Regional President of Bechtel in Latin America
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ConnectAmericas interview with Héctor García Salgó, regional president of Bechtel in Latin America, who discusses the importance of developing a sustainable supply chain and working with suppliers from Latin America. 

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ConnectAmericas interview with Héctor García Salgó, regional president of Bechtel in Latin America, who discusses the importance of developing a sustainable supply chain and working with suppliers from Latin America. 

Economic Responsibility at Sappi North America

Sustainable Development is Core to Business at Sappi
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Sustainable development is core to our business strategy. We balance daily operational focus, whether it be sourcing wood, identifying productivity improvements or fulfilling customer orders, with a long-term view for growth in core markets and expansion through investment in new markets.

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Beyond Financing: Key Attributes of a Public-Private Partnership

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Public-private partnerships (P3s) are most commonly known for funding large-scale water infrastructure projects that a utility can’t support through traditional funding. However, other key attributes in the P3 model are often overlooked. In a P3, the private entity may provide the capital, but the true benefits go well beyond financing alone.

How Millennials are using Data to Power the Impact Investing Movement

How the Case Foundation Influences Capital
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by Sean Tennerson, Program Officer, The Case Foundation 

For those of you who know the Case Foundation, we’re bullish on the impact investing movement and the power of private capital for public good. While still a relatively small market, impact investments are surging, with some seeing a trillion-dollar market potential by 2020. Against that context, we do a lot of thinking about what is standing in the way of tipping significantly more interested investors to activated investors.

U.S. Conference of Mayors, Wells Fargo Announce 2017 CommunityWINS Grant Program

$1 million commitment for 2017 to support neighborhood revitalization, economic development and job creation in local municipalities
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SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON, D.C., January 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and Wells Fargo today announced a call for nominations for the 2017 CommunityWINS℠ grant program, aimed at accelerating neighborhood revitalization, economic development, and job creation in municipalities across the country.

Freeport-McMoRan Donates $10,000 to Economic Development Course at Western New Mexico University

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The annual Economic Development Course at Western New Mexico University has received a $10,000 donation from Freeport-McMoRan.

The weeklong course is for community leaders looking to enhance their economic development skills. The course is accredited by the International Economic Development Council. Topics include strategic planning, real estate development and social media marketing.

To learn more about how Freeport-McMoRan supports the communities in which it operates, please visit fcx.com.

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