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Money Managers and the Growth of ESG Investing

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The US SIF Foundation in its new SRI Trends Report identified 384 money managers and 1,204 community investing institutions incorporating ESG criteria into their investment analysis and decision-making processes. The $16.6 trillion in ESG incorporation assets they represent is a nearly 43 percent increase over the $11.6 trillion in such assets identified in 2018.

In terms of assets, money managers incorporate ESG factors fairly evenly across environmental, social and governance categories:.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation Joins White House Cancer Moonshot

$25MM in funding will expand scope of community-based cancer treatment, care and support for underserved patients
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NEW YORK, October 17, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Today the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation joins the White House Cancer Moonshot initiative through its commitment to addressing health disparities in cancer care. In response to the Cancer Moonshot, the Foundation is committing $25 million in new funding to grantee partners to expand the current scope of community-based resources and survivorship support programs to underserved populations in the U.S.

Cancer Survivors Should be a Priority

via the Austin American-Statesman
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In our state, cancer is the leading cause of death for Texans age 85 and younger. It is also the leading cause of death from disease among Texas children.

According to the National Cancer Institute, at some point in their lives, nearly 40 percent of Americans will hear the words, “You have cancer.” And this year alone, nearly 1.7 million U.S. residents are expected to be diagnosed with the disease. The number is likely to rise as the baby boomer population ages.

New National Cancer Moonshot Initiative Should Prioritize Cancer Survivors

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What do you think of when you hear the word moonshot? When President Obama recently announced The National Cancer Moonshot—and tapped Vice President Biden to lead it—he made a bold declaration: “For the loved ones we’ve all lost, for the family we can still save, let’s make America the country that cures cancer once and for all.”

It’s the kind of call to action that allows us to put partisan leanings aside—it’s an initiative we can all get behind.

Compassion is Essential for Climate Mitigation

by Carol Pierson Holding
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On last Thursday’s Late Night, Stephen Colbert interviewed Joe Biden about his son’s death. It was remarkable to hear a potential Presidential candidate speak so candidly about his emotions. He used the term empathy in almost every sentence.

Major League Baseball Players LaTroy Hawkins and Drew Stubbs Grocery Shop in Support of Live Below the Line Challenge

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NEW YORK, NY, Tuesday, April 14, 2015 – In a video released today by the Major League Baseball Players Trust, Major Leaguers LaTroy Hawkins and Drew Stubbs of the Colorado Rockies are featured grocery shopping on a budget of $15.00 in support of the upcoming Live Below the Line challenge. 

To view the video, please click here.

Major League Baseball Players Trust Joins LIVE BELOW THE LINE Challenge

Annual campaign features celebrities and influencers living on $1.50 for food and drink to raise funds and draw attention to 1 billion people living in extreme poverty
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RACHEL BROSNAHAN, ERIN RICHARDS, TAMZIN MERCHANT AND OTHERS WILL ALSO LIVE BELOW THE LINE TO RAISE FUNDS TO HELP END EXTREME POVERTY

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RACHEL BROSNAHAN, ERIN RICHARDS, TAMZIN MERCHANT AND OTHERS WILL ALSO LIVE BELOW THE LINE TO RAISE FUNDS TO HELP END EXTREME POVERTY

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