February 28, 2015

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Morgan Stanley Survey Finds Sustainable Investing Poised for Growth

Press Release Published: Feb 27, 2015 – 03:22 PM EST

NEW YORK, Feb. 27 /CSRwire/ - Over seventy percent of active individual investors (71%) describe themselves as interested in sustainable investing, and nearly two in three (65%) believe sustainable investing will become more prevalent over the next five years, according to a new...

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

Press Release Published: 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

Press Release Published: 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

Press Release Published: 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

Press Release Published: 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 firm's commitment to supporting asset managers who follow socially responsible investing practices....

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

Press Release Published: 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

Press Release Published: 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...

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

Press Release Published: 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

Press Release Published: 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

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...

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