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Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) refers to the integration of personal values and societal concerns with investment decisions, while considering both the investor's financial needs and an investment's impact on society.

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Global Philanthropy Forum to Draw Premier Roster of Global Philanthropists, Social Investors for 2014 Event

Press Release Published: Apr 16, 2014 – 08:00 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Apr. 16 /CSRwire/ - Over three days in April, the Global Philanthropy Forum (GPF) will convene a "Who's Who" of philanthropists, foundation leaders and social investors from across the U.S, Europe, and several of the world's most dynamic emerging markets to...

Aaron’s Inc. (AAN) Recommended for Deletion from the Calvert Social Index

Press Release Published: Apr 08, 2014 – 02:26 PM EST

BETHESDA, Md., Apr. 08 /CSRwire/ - Calvert's Sustainability Research Department has submitted the following recommendation regarding action within the Calvert Social Index. If approved, the recommendation will be effective when the Calvert Social Index Committee convenes its quarterly meeting in June. ADDITIONS: None....

Apr 08, 2014 – E+Co Case Study with Bruce Usher

Event Posted: Apr 04, 2014 – 10:27 AM EST

On Tuesday, April 8th, Bruce Usher, The Elizabeth B. Strickler '86 and Mark T. Gallogly '86 Faculty Director of the Social Enterprise Program at Columbia Business School, will present the E+Co Case Study. Bruce served on the board of E+Co, an award-winning impact...

World's Largest Investors Launch Effort to Engage Global Stock Exchanges on Sustainability Reporting Standard for Companies

Press Release Published: Mar 26, 2014 – 10:48 AM EST

BOSTON, Mar. 26 /CSRwire/ - Sustainability advocacy group Ceres, in collaboration with BlackRock and other major institutional investors, today announced an initiative to engage global stock exchanges via the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) on a possible uniform reporting standard for sustainability reporting...

Mar 27, 2014 – Impact in Travel

Event Posted: Mar 22, 2014 – 04:58 PM EST

Impact Investing NYC, the fastest-growing network of impact-focused investors and entrepreneurs, is hosting Impact in Travel, a forum of travel professionals and social entrepreneurs presenting concrete opportunities for collaborative overlap between travel and social change, as well as opportunities for individuals to invest...

DLA Piper Foundation Partners with Global Communities to Rebuild Livelihoods in Areas Struck by Typhoon in Philippines

Press Release Published: Feb 25, 2014 – 11:21 AM EST

SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 25 /CSRwire/ - The DLA Piper Foundation has donated $43,369 to Global Communities to assist recovery efforts in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. The typhoon struck on November 8, 2013, and caused widespread destruction, damaging more...

Building the Link to Home Ownership, CEMEX Joins the Business Call to Action

Press Release Published: Feb 10, 2014 – 04:00 PM EST

NEW YORK, MONTERREY and NUEVO LEON, Feb. 10 /CSRwire/ - Leading building materials company, CEMEX has announced it will join the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to ensure that more than 150,000 low-income families have access to safe and affordable...

Aspen Institute's Partners for a New Beginning Awarded Grant From Blackstone Charitable Foundation

Press Release Published: Feb 10, 2014 – 01:26 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 /CSRwire/ - The Aspen Institute's Partners for a New Beginning (PNB) announces receipt of a $125,000 grant awarded by the Blackstone Charitable Foundation to fund a high-impact entrepreneurship delegation to New York City and Silicon Valley. The grants, totaling $1.6...

Presidio Graduate School Announces the Next "Big Idea" Prize

Press Release Published: Jan 28, 2014 – 07:43 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 28 /CSRwire/ - Presidio Graduate School announced today a call for applicants for the Fall 2014 Big Idea Prize. The competition awards a full-ride scholarship to a Presidio degree program for the best "Big Idea" to move the needle in...

Beating the Benchmark: Novo Nordisk Drives the Global 100 Index

Press Release Published: Jan 27, 2014 – 10:00 AM EST

NOVO ALLE, Denmark, Jan. 27 /CSRwire/ - Last week, the Corporate Knights Global 100 Most Sustainable Companies index was released at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Although down two places from last year in the overall ranking. Novo Nordisk was recognised for...



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