February 26, 2015

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Financial Solutions Lab Announces $3 Million Competition to Tackle Consumer Financial Security

Posted: Feb 24, 2015 – 03:30 PM EST

CHICAGO, Feb. 24 /CSRwire/ - The Financial Solutions Lab at the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) with founding partner JPMorgan Chase Co. today announced a $3 million competition for technology innovators working to address consumer financial challenges. This cross-sector initiative will identify...

Holy Land Principles: American Principles Following American Investment

Posted: Feb 24, 2015 – 10:00 AM EST

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 24 /CSRwire/ - The Holy Land Principles are based on a simple, very American belief: American principles ought to follow American investment. This same belief provided the springboard for the Mac Bride Principles (for Northern Ireland) upon which the Holy...

BlueAvocado Adds Ben & Jerry’s Leadership to Board of Directors

Posted: Feb 24, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

AUSTIN, TX, Feb. 24 /CSRwire/ - Jerry Greenfield, co-founder of Ben Jerry's, a B Corp. and wholly-owned subsidiary of Unilever, joins the Board of Directors of BlueAvocado, a privately held B corp providing reusable consumer goods to meet needs of the fast growing...

SunStar Strategic Joins USSIF to Fortify Commitment to Socially Responsible Investing Practices

Posted: Feb 24, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

ALEXANDRIA, VA , Feb. 24 /CSRwire/ - Public relations and communications firm SunStar Strategic recently became a member of The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment (USSIF). The move marks the firms commitment to supporting asset managers who follow socially responsible investing practices....

Citi Announces $100 Billion, 10-Year Commitment to Finance Sustainable Growth

Posted: Feb 20, 2015 – 03:55 PM EST

NEW YORK, Feb. 20 /CSRwire/ - On Wednesday, Citi announced a landmark commitment to lend, invest and facilitate a total of $100 billion within the next 10 years to finance activities that reduce the impacts of climate change and create environmental solutions that...

Holy Land Principles Gain Momentum

Posted: Feb 18, 2015 – 03:00 PM EST

CAPITOL HILL, WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 /CSRwire/ - The recent ruling by the SEC has put wind in the sails of the good ship, Holy Land Principles. That ruling stopped three major companies Intel, GE and Corning from excluding Holy Land Principles resolutions from...

Food Bank For New York City and Citi Expand Integration of Financial Empowerment Services into School-Based Anti-Hunger Programs

Posted: Feb 10, 2015 – 06:06 PM EST

Food Bank’s Leadership in Financial Coaching & Income Tax Support to Expand through Strategic Collaboration with Citi

Four Leading Foundations Launch New Legal Training Module for the Philanthropic Community

Posted: Feb 10, 2015 – 03:35 PM EST

PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 10 /CSRwire/ - Today a new, interactive training tool is available free of charge to help the staff of private foundations explore the rules and potential impact of program-related investments, or PRIs. Like a grant, a PRI supports private...

U.S. Conference of Mayors, Wells Fargo Launch Grant Program

Posted: Jan 21, 2015 – 06:08 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 21 /CSRwire/ - The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and Wells Fargo today announced a new collaboration, the CommunityWINS℠ grant program, aimed at accelerating neighborhood revitalization, economic development, and job creation in municipalities across the country. Unveiled...

Nasdaq and 3BL Media to Host Twitter Chat: Responsible Investing in a Complex Market - How ESG Limits Risk

Posted: Nov 14, 2014 – 09:00 AM EST

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. and NEW YORK, NY, Nov. 14 /CSRwire/ - 3BL Media and Nasdaq (NDAQ) announced today a #3BLchat Twitter chat that will be focused on responsible investing and how environmental, social and governance (ESG) data can be used to limit investment risk....

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