September 24, 2020

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Fifth Third Foundation Powers $1.2 Million Innovation Meets Main Street Program for Black, Women-Owned Entrepreneurs

Published: Sep 15, 2020 – 02:30 PM EST

CINCINNATI, Sep. 15 /CSRwire/ - Fifth Third Bank, National Association, today announced an exciting new $1.2 million program called Innovation meets Main Street: Boosting Black Women-Owned Businesses, a partnership between AEO and LISC powered by Fifth Third Bank. The program is made possible...

The Road to a Vaccine, Season 2, Ep. 5: What Have We Learned After Eight Months of COVID-19?

Published: Sep 11, 2020 – 11:00 AM EST

Originally published on Linked In In Season 2 of "The Road to a Vaccine," host Lisa Ling interviews scientists, global health leaders and other experts on the COVID-19 front lines to reveal the latest medical advances and collaborations to create a coronavirus vaccine-and...

ImpactAssets Clients Lean Into Impact Investing During COVID Pandemic

Published: Sep 01, 2020 – 09:00 AM EST

BETHESDA, Md., Sep. 01 /CSRwire/ - ImpactAssets, a $1.2 billion nonprofit impact investment firm, today released figures showing clients placed $170 million in impact investments and $82 million in grants in the first half of 2020. This reflects a total of $252 million...

CIT Leads $162 Million Financing for Texas Solar Plant

Published: Aug 20, 2020 – 01:00 PM EST

NEW YORK, Aug. 20 /CSRwire/ - CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) recently announced that its Power and Energy unit served as sole lead arranger on a $162 million financing for the East Blackland Solar Project in Travis County, Texas. The financing was arranged...

Investor Organizations and Financial Industry Firms’ Analysis of Public Comments on Department of Labor ESG Proposal Shows Landslide of Opposition

Published: Aug 20, 2020 – 01:00 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 /CSRwire/ - Several investor organizations and financial industry firms today released an analysis of the more than 8,700 public comments on the Department of Labor's (DOL) proposed rulemaking on the consideration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations in ERISA-governed...

OMV Again Ranked Top Performer by Sustainability Rating Agencies

Published: Aug 12, 2020 – 10:00 AM EST

• Prime status by ISS ESG for OMV for the third consecutive year • MSCI awarded OMV AAA status, the highest status possible for the eighth year in a row • Vigeo Eiris included OMV in the Euronext Vigeo Europe 120 and Eurozone...

Cornerstone Releases New Report “Investing to Advance Racial Equity — Version 2”

Published: Aug 12, 2020 – 08:38 AM EST

NEW YORK, Aug. 12 /CSRwire/ - Cornerstone Capital Group ("Cornerstone") today announced the publication of their new edition of Investing to Advance Racial Equity, which the firm first released in 2018. This new report updates and expands upon Cornerstone's previous work summarizing the...

American Century Investments First to Launch Active ESG Exchange Traded Funds Through NYSE Structure

Published: Aug 11, 2020 – 12:48 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 11 /CSRwire/ - To provide additional choices for investors seeking actively-managed Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategies in a lower-cost ETF vehicle, American Century Investments recently launched two active ESG ETFs utilizing the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) AMSSM...

Splunk Creates Chief of Social Impact Post

Published: Aug 11, 2020 – 09:00 AM EST

Aug. 11 /CSRwire/ - As the need for broad social change and pandemic relief sweeps the globe, Bay Area software company, Splunk Inc., provider of the Data-to-Everything Platform, announced the creation of a new position - its first Chief of Social Impact. To...

Investing in Renewable Energy Benefits the Environment and Business

Published: Aug 10, 2020 – 02:14 PM EST

Our business is energy-intensive, so having an energy portfolio that makes us less dependent on carbon prices and helps us reduce our carbon intensity makes sense.

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