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Sappi North America Invests $25M in its Somerset Mill Woodyard

Posted: Aug 05, 2016 – 05:36 PM EST

BOSTON, Aug. 05 /CSRwire/ - Sappi North America, leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, today announced that it will move forward with a $25 million capital project to update its Somerset Mill woodyard. This strategic plan will allow the...

Global Sustain GmbH Organizes the Berlin Responsible Investments Forum in Cooperation with InvestitionsBank Berlin, International Bankers Forum & FNG

Posted: Jul 18, 2016 – 08:47 AM EST

“The Trends and Growth Opportunities in Green Finance & Responsible Investing”

Accenture, The University of Notre Dame, and The Rural Development Company in South Africa Launch Renewable Energy Program in KwaZulu-Natal, Delivering Clean, Affordable Electricity

Posted: Jul 14, 2016 – 02:28 PM EST

NEW YORK, Jul. 14 /CSRwire/ - Accenture (NYSE: ACN), the University of Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD) and The Rural Development Company have launched the first solar-powered microgrids in the northern KwaZulu-Natal district of uMkhanyakude, South Africa, as part of the...

Global Impact Expands Growfund Connecting Donors To 800,000-Plus Charities

Posted: Jul 13, 2016 – 05:06 PM EST

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jul. 13 /CSRwire/ - Global Impact, whose mission is to build partnerships and resources for the worlds most vulnerable people, today announced new search capabilities for Growfund users to find current information about more than 800,000 charities, which greatly expands and...

ImpactAssets Impact Investment Notes Deploys $8.3MM In Capital to Latin America and Asia

Posted: Jun 21, 2016 – 10:00 AM EST

The ImpactAssets Microfinance Plus Note and the ImpactAssets Global Sustainable Agriculture Note open doors to investors interested in addressing poverty and global sustainable agriculture, while realizing targeted financial returns.

Raffa Social Capital Advisors Launched To Fill the Gap Between Impact Investors and Entrepreneurs

Posted: Jun 02, 2016 – 09:18 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Jun. 02 /CSRwire/ - In response to the growing needs of social impact investors, Raffa, the nations largest nonprofit accounting and consulting firm, has launched Raffa Social Capital Advisors (RSCA). RSCA will support social entrepreneurs seeking investment while providing impact investors much-needed...

JPMorgan Chase Announces $4 Million to Prepare Detroit Students for High-Demand Jobs

Posted: Jun 01, 2016 – 09:00 AM EST

DETROIT, Jun. 01 /CSRwire/ - JPMorgan Chase Co. today announced $4 million to expand young peoples access to economic opportunity in Detroit. Building on the firms $100 million commitment to Detroits economic recovery, this three-year grant is designed to increase dramatically the number...

New Research Highlights Strategies to Increase Inclusion of Women and Minority Entrepreneurs in High-Tech Incubators and Accelerators

Posted: May 23, 2016 – 08:00 AM EST

DETROIT, May 23 /CSRwire/ - A new research report by JPMorgan Chase Co. and the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) finds that women and minorities are significantly underrepresented in high-tech incubators and accelerators, but uncovers many examples of incubators and accelerators...

Chemical Footprint Project Releases First Report on Corporate Progress Toward Safer Chemicals

Posted: May 19, 2016 – 01:00 AM EST

SOMERVILLE, Mass., May 19 /CSRwire/ - In the first initiative of its kind to publicly benchmark corporate chemicals management, the Chemical Footprint Project (#ChemicalFootprint) today published its inaugural report. The results provide valuable insights into how leading companies manage chemicals in their products...

Two Years in, JPMorgan Chase’s $100 Million Commitment Continues to Help Fuel Detroit’s Comeback

Posted: May 18, 2016 – 09:00 AM EST

Financing has already supported $240 million in local community development projects, allowed hundreds of Detroiters to receive job training and provided $1.3 million in loans to minority-owned small businesses

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