April 24, 2017

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2017 Green Transition Scoreboard® Tracks Private Green Investments At $8.1 Trillion

Posted: Apr 24, 2017 – 04:44 PM EST

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., Apr. 24 /CSRwire/ - Today, the latest Green Transition Scoreboard (GTS) found that, despite Trumps anti-green policies, private green investments now total more than $8.1 trillion USD ($8,133,456,730,370). Published annually since 2009, the GTS is a global measure of private...

Irish-Americans Outraged by Congressional Proposal to Kill Shareholders’ Resolutions

Posted: Apr 18, 2017 – 12:15 PM EST

CAPITOL HILL, Apr. 18 /CSRwire/ - A Congressional move to, in effect, eliminate shareholders advocacy for worthy causes has caused outrage among Irish-Americans. For many years, such advocacyfor social, governance, and environmental (ESG) concerns was open to any group or person who owned...

Holy Land Principles Agreement is Implemented by Corning

Posted: Apr 12, 2017 – 10:03 AM EST

CAPITOL HILL, Apr. 12 /CSRwire/ - An American company doing business in Israel/Palestine has implemented an agreement reached with a non-profit organization that urges companies to sign a corporate code of conduct. In December, Holy Land Principles, Inc. agreed to withdraw the Shareholder...

Advertising for Good: Nominations Open for Ethicmark Awards

Posted: Mar 22, 2017 – 04:25 PM EST

SAINT AUGUSTINE, Fla., Mar. 22 /CSRwire/ - Nominations are open until June 23, 2017, for the 2017 EthicMark Awards for ads and media campaigns that uplift the human spirit and society. Winners judged by the Global Judges Panel will be announced at the...

Irish –Americans Mourn the Death of Martin Mc Guinness

Posted: Mar 21, 2017 – 12:40 PM EST

CAPITOL HILL, Mar. 21 /CSRwire/ - Irish-Americans were shocked and saddened to hear of the death of Martin McGuinness, former Joint Prime Minister of Northern Ireland. Fr. Sean Mc Manus President/Founder of the Capitol Hill- based Irish National Caucus said: Martin will go...

World Peace Prize Awards

Posted: Feb 15, 2017 – 10:03 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 15 /CSRwire/ - A Seoul, South Korea based World Peace Award was presented in Washington, DC on Tuesday, February 14 to two distinguished Labor leaders. President-Emeritus John Sweeney, AFL-CIO, and Ms. Elizabeth Powell, Secretary-Treasurer of the American Postal Workers Union...

ImpactAssets Releases Annual IA 50 Impact Investment Fund Showcase

Posted: Feb 14, 2017 – 11:00 AM EST

BETHESDAY, M.d., Feb. 14 /CSRwire/ - ImpactAssets has released its 2016 impact investing showcase, the ImpactAssets 50 (IA 50), a free online resource for investors and financial advisors. The sixth annual list provides a diversified overview of fund managers representing private debt and...

Infographic: Impact Investing Study

Posted: Feb 13, 2017 – 10:00 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 13 /CSRwire/ - American Century Investments and Greenwich Associates conducted a study on the views of institutional investors and financial intermediaries about the growing interest in impact investing. Between late 2015 and early 2016, Greenwich Associates surveyed a total...

Newmont Becomes Signatory to WEF’s Compact for Responsive and Responsible Leadership

Posted: Feb 01, 2017 – 09:00 AM EST

DENVER, Feb. 01 /CSRwire/ - Newmont Mining Corporations (NYSE: NEM) (Newmont or the Company) President and Chief Executive Officer, Gary Goldberg, has signed the World Economic Forums (WEF) Compact for Responsive and Responsible Leadership on behalf of the Company. The Compact is sponsored...

Northern Trust Asset Management Launches Unique Sustainable Real Estate Index and Fund in Conjunction with GRESB

Posted: Jan 30, 2017 – 09:15 AM EST

LONDON & AMSTERDAM, Jan. 30 /CSRwire/ - Northern Trust Asset Management, collaborating with GRESB, the global sustainability benchmark for real assets, has launched a unique sustainable real estate index. A Dutch-domiciled pooled fund passively managed to this new index has also been launched....

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