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National Groups Thank Regulators for Proposing Stronger Standards for Dangerous Subprime Loans

Published: Mar 02, 2007 – 01:55 PM EST

Mar. 02 /CSRwire/ - WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 2, 2007--The devastating reign of "exploding" adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs) in the subprime market may soon be over. Today federal banking and credit union regulators proposed to clamp down on these risky loans by requiring depository institutions to...

Bridgescale Offers Climate-Friendly Venture Capital With Carbonfund.org

Published: Mar 01, 2007 – 09:30 AM EST

Mar. 01 /CSRwire/ - February 28, 2007—Bridgescale Partners, a leading expansion-stage venture capital firm, will offset 100 percent of company-generated carbon pollution this year with renewable energy. To date, Bridgescale offset over 150,000 pounds of CO2 emissions working in tandem as a Carbonfree...

Citigroup Foundation Provides $250,000 To Launch New Academy; Will Help Microenterprise Programs Serve More Entrepreneurs

Published: Feb 28, 2007 – 01:30 PM EST

Feb. 28 /CSRwire/ - WASHINGTON, DC - February 28, 2007 - A new project aimed at helping microenterprise development programs increase the number of entrepreneurs they serve has been launched with a $250,000 grant from the Citigroup Foundation. Using a competitive application process,...

Freddie Mac Bans Unaffordable Subprime Home Loans

Published: Feb 27, 2007 – 01:52 PM EST

Feb. 27 /CSRwire/ - WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 27, 2007--In recent years, lenders making higher-risk, higher-cost "subprime" home loans have flooded the market with dangerous hybrid mortgages, often approved without considering whether the borrower could afford the loan. Today Freddie Mac took a major step...

Microfinance Investment Comes of Age: Credit Suisse and ACCION Sponsor Capital Markets Conference

Published: Feb 26, 2007 – 11:58 AM EST

Bankers Explore Microfinance as Evolving Asset Class, March 19–20 in New York

Akeena Solar Announces Preliminary 2006 Revenue

Published: Feb 21, 2007 – 07:15 AM EST

Company Reports 2006 Revenue Growth of Approximately 86% as Compared to 2005, Exceeding Company Guidance Provides 2007 Annual Revenue Guidance of Approximately 125% Growth over 2006

Cleantech Fund Endorses New Climate Change Roundtable

Published: Feb 20, 2007 – 12:01 PM EST

Verde Venture Partners Joins Companies From Around The World To Support The Global Roundtable On Climate Change

ISSUE BRIEF: Carbon Regulation and the Finance Sector

Published: Feb 01, 2007 – 01:00 PM EST

By Greg Larkin, Innovest Analyst

Bristlecone Offers Free Investment Management on First $1 Million for Philanthropic Organizations

Published: Feb 01, 2007 – 11:47 AM EST

Feb. 01 /CSRwire/ - LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 1, 2007--Bristlecone Value Partners, an investment advisory firm, is proud to announce that it will begin offering sharply discounted investment management services to qualifying(1) charitable organizations as of February 1, 2007. This program, which will waive...

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