February 28, 2017

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World Peace Prize Awards

Published: 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

Published: 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

Published: 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

Published: Feb 01, 2017 – 09:00 AM EST

DENVER, Feb. 01 /CSRwire/ - Newmont Mining Corporation's (NYSE: NEM) (Newmont or the Company) President and Chief Executive Officer, Gary Goldberg, has signed the World Economic Forum's (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

Published: 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....

Newmont Recognized for Top Sustainability Performance – and Largest Improvements – in Global Mining Sector

Published: Jan 30, 2017 – 07:00 AM EST

DENVER, Jan. 30 /CSRwire/ - Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) (Newmont or the Company) has been recognized for leading sustainability performance - and as the most improved company in the mining sector - in the 2017 Sustainability Yearbook. The Yearbook is published by...

Macomb Innovation Fund Awards $225,000 to Five Detroit-area Technology Startups

Published: Jan 19, 2017 – 04:05 PM EST

WARREN, Mich., Jan. 19 /CSRwire/ - Five early-stage companies from Macomb, Washtenaw and Wayne counties will receive $225,000 in funding from the Innovation Fund Macomb Community College, Powered by JPMorgan Chase Co. Since July 2015, the Macomb Innovation Fund has awarded $1.4 million...

Mission Waco Receives Grant for Unique Sustainability Project from Green Mountain Energy Sun Club

Published: Jan 18, 2017 – 05:01 PM EST

WACO, TEXAS, Jan. 18 /CSRwire/ - Mission Waco will soon be known as one of Texas' sustainability leaders thanks to a new partnership. Green Mountain Energy Sun Club has selected the Waco-based nonprofit to receive a $234,000 donation to support a unique sustainability...

Pact Ventures Appoints New President

Published: Jan 17, 2017 – 05:22 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 /CSRwire/ - Pact has appointed veteran impact investment fund manager Miguel Granier to lead Pact Ventures, a Pact business unit serving communities across the world through impact investing and social enterprise development. Granier brings more than 13 years of experience...

Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion, Institute of International Finance and MetLife Foundation Launch Project to Help Banking Industry Overcome Barriers to Financial Inclusion

Published: Jan 13, 2017 – 04:27 PM EST

Washington, D.C., Jan. 13 /CSRwire/ - The Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion (CFI), the Institute of International Finance (IIF) and MetLife Foundation, together with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) as a technical partner, announced today a two-year initiative to help advance the...

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