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GreenMoney Interview Series: Community Impact Investors

Changing the world, one neighborhood at a time
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Welcome to the ongoing GreenMoney Interviews series. This issue features two Women of Color who are emerging leaders in Community Impact Investing:  Kimberly Jones of Self-Help Federal Credit Union interviews Nicole Middleton Holloway of Natural Investments.

Xylem Expands Partnership with Imagine H2O to Support Water Innovation Entrepreneurs

Global partnership scales Imagine H2O’s work with entrepreneurial water solutions
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RYE BROOK, NY, October 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s greatest water challenges has announced an expanded commitment to Imagine H2O, the leading water innovation accelerator and ecosystem for water entrepreneurs. As a global partner, Xylem brings expanded support to Imagine H2O’s startup Accelerator and joins as the newest partner to Imagine H2O Asia, the organization’s Singapore-based initiative supporting water solutions across Southeast Asia.

Whole Planet Foundation Virtual 5K Raises $25,000 for Low-Income Entrepreneurs

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Five hundred and fifteen participants joined Whole Planet Foundation’s 2021 Power Your Purpose Virtual 5K to run, walk, bike or move for microcredit.  Registration fees, donations and sponsorships from this online event will fund more than 145 microcredit loans through Whole Planet Foundatio

Climate Positive Financing for an Ecologically Sustainable and Economically Diverse Future

Adapting to and combating climate change through aquaculture investment
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by Leah Thibault, marketing and communications manager at CEI Maine 

When it comes to climate change, oceans are the bellwether of our shifting circumstances. For states like Maine, with a heritage and economy heavily tied to the sea, this is increasingly apparent in the changing behaviors of marine creatures. (Read more about the changes in the article)

12 Young Circular Economy Innovators

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Meet Circularity 21 Emerging Leaders, a group of 12 students and early-career professionals looking to drive the transition to a circular economy. 

When it comes to advancing a circular economy, innovators are working around the world with these three principles in mind — design out waste and pollution, keep products and materials in use and regenerate natural systems.

How Investing in Entrepreneurs Can Reduce Food Insecurity

Herbalife Nutrition supports the U.S. African Development Foundation to eliminate hunger in African communities
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According to a study by the International Monetary Fund, development partners can make a tremendous difference in helping Africans put food on the table and safeguarding the continent’s food security. In recent decades, development organizations have begun to move away from the traditional model of indirect, external, and top-down solutions. Instead of relying on outside-driven initiatives, the U.S. African Development Foundation’s (USADF) approach, for example, focuses on locally-driven and participatory African engagement.

Women of Color - The Investment Opportunity of This Century

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by Catherine Berman, CEO and Co-founder of CNote 

Many of us have come to realize that racial equity requires much more than intentional conversations and thoughtful grants. These are important efforts and should not be discounted, but they are not panaceas. There is a moral imperative to address the disparities experienced by Black and Brown men and especially women in the US with action and systems change.

Franklin Templeton a Founding Partner for Historically Black Colleges and Universities Entrepreneurship Program

Company Partners with Leader in Early-Stage Startup Acceleration
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Nex Cubed, a leader in early-stage innovation and startup acceleration, has announced Franklin Templeton as the second founding partner for its Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Founder’s Program for new entrepreneurs. The company joins previously announced founding partner, AT&T as it continues to provide access and opportunities to diverse underserved entrepreneurs.

How Women Founders Can Shine in 2021 and Beyond

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by Dr. Cathy Key, President of World Tree USA LLC, an agroforestry company that grows trees for the purpose of carbon drawdown and timber production. Dr. Key oversees the Company’s operations in 5 countries. 

How do women founded companies make their mark in what is still very much a man’s world?

Watch Land Betterment Corporation's Impact Minute Episode 21

The importance of mental, physical and spiritual health in business
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FISHERS, Ind., December 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is proud to release Episode 21 of its Impact Minute video blog.  The impact Minute is a weekly, short video series where members of the Company’s management team and sustainability thought leaders discuss entrepreneurship and impact investing that aim to address environmental and social issues.  In this episode, Land

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