July 30, 2016

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

Published: 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

Published: 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

Published: Jul 13, 2016 – 05:06 PM EST

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jul. 13 /CSRwire/ - Global Impact, whose mission is to build partnerships and resources for the world's 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...

First Locally Grown Cider Co. Takes “Supporting Local” to New Heights

Published: Jun 30, 2016 – 05:28 PM EST

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii, Jun. 30 /CSRwire/ - Hawaii Cider Co. has just launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on WeFunder.com for local island residents to own a stake in Hawaii's first locally grown, and locally produced hard cider company. While the rise of micro breweries...

Thomson Reuters and TruValue Labs Deliver Real-Time ESG Intelligence on Eikon Platform

Published: Jun 22, 2016 – 05:00 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Jun. 22 /CSRwire/ - TruValue Labs and Thomson Reuters today announced the availability of Insight360 real-time Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) data on Thomson Reuters' Eikon. Insight360 answers financial professionals' need for real-time and material content and analysis regarding corporate...

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

Published: 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.

Second Vatican Conference on Impact Investing

Published: Jun 20, 2016 – 07:00 AM EST

ROME, and WASHINGTON, Jun. 20 /CSRwire/ - At the invitation of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace and Catholic Relief Services, impact investing experts and Catholic leaders from around the world will convene in Rome to explore how the Catholic Church and...

Holy Land Principles Challenges GM

Published: Jun 15, 2016 – 10:03 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Jun. 15 /CSRwire/ - One of the world's largest auto makers - producing vehicles in 37 countries- has for the first time in its history been challenged on its fair employment in Israel/Palestine. General Motors was presented with a shareholders Resolution at...

Holy Land Principles Faces McDonald’s With the Question That Won’t Go Away

Published: Jun 02, 2016 – 10:03 AM EST

CAPITOL HILL, WASHINGTON, Jun. 02 /CSRwire/ - For the first time in its history the world's largest chain of hamburger fast food restaurants has been confronted at its Annual Shareholders' Meeting about its fair employment practices in Israel/Palestine. On May 26, in Old...

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

Published: Jun 02, 2016 – 09:18 AM EST

WASHINGTON, Jun. 02 /CSRwire/ - In response to the growing needs of social impact investors, Raffa, the nation's 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...

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