January 31, 2015

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Dropping Oil Prices Highlight Growing Fossil Fuel Risks

Press Release Published: Jan 30, 2015 – 04:27 PM EST

BOSTON, Jan. 30 /CSRwire/ - In advance of ExxonMobil, Shell and BP quarterly earnings calls, investors and industry analysts today voiced growing concerns about excessive industry spending on high-cost, high-carbon fossil fuel projects that may be bad financial bets as the world continues...

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

Press Release Published: 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...

RobecoSAM Publishes the Annual Sustainability Yearbook 2015

Press Release Published: Jan 19, 2015 – 01:30 AM EST

- A compass for investors looking to scout out companies across all industries that have a competitive edge based on corporate sustainability criteria - RobecoSAM celebrates its 20th anniversary and proudly announces: “We are Sustainability Investing.”

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

Press Release Published: 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....

BMO Bank Of Montreal First Major Bank To Select ChangeIt® - An Easy Way To Donate Small Change To Local Charities To Make A Big Difference

Press Release Published: Nov 13, 2014 – 05:20 PM EST

TORONTO, Nov. 13 /CSRwire/ - Every year, millions of Canadians open up their hearts and wallets to donate money to the charities of their choice. In fact, a recent survey[1] found that 71 per cent of Canadians donated to charity last year. More...

Sallie Krawcheck Embraces Socially Responsible Investing

Press Release Published: Nov 06, 2014 – 11:42 AM EST

OAKLAND, CA, Nov. 06 /CSRwire/ - In the Fall 2014 issue of Progressive Asset Management's newsletter, News Views, Sallie Krawcheck discusses three important topics: 1. Her purchase of the women's network "85 Broads" and its renaming as Ellevate Network: Sallie: " Ellevate Network...

First-of-Its-Kind Survey Finds $23 Billion Global Market for Conservation Investing, with $2 Billion from Private Investors

Press Release Published: Nov 06, 2014 – 09:00 AM EST

ARLINGTON, V.A., Nov. 06 /CSRwire/ - The first-ever survey of conservation impact investing reveals a fast-growing market totaling approximately $23 billion in the five-year period from 2009-2013. During the same period, private investments accounted for almost $2 billion of this market-an amount that...

CSRwire Focuses on “Sustainable Finance"

Press Release Published: Nov 02, 2014 – 10:47 PM EST

NORTHAMPTON, MA, Nov. 02 /CSRwire/ - In November, CSRwire will begin to feature a special focus on sustainable finance in its many forms. Topics to be addressed will include socially responsible investing (SRI), sustainable stock exchanges, environmental, social and governance (ESG) indices, ratings...

Despite Declining Demand, BASF Increases Sales and Earnings in the Third Quarter of 2014

Press Release Published: Oct 24, 2014 – 09:06 AM EST

FLORHAM PARK, NJ, Oct. 24 /CSRwire/ - -- (Marketwired) -- Sales EUR 18.3 billion (plus 3 percent) -- EBIT before special items EUR 1.8 billion (plus 9 percent) -- Chemicals and Oil Gas segments improve earnings -- Earnings dip in Agricultural Solutions segment...

ImpactAssets Releases "IA 50" Impact Investing Showcase

Press Release Published: Oct 21, 2014 – 08:30 AM EST

BETHESDA, M.D., Oct. 21 /CSRwire/ - ImpactAssets has released its 2014 impact investing showcase, the ImpactAssets 50 ("IA 50"), a free online resource for investors and financial advisors. The fourth annual guide features fund managers representing private debt and equity investments that deliver...

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