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Nearly half of Dutch people positive on sharing means of transport

 Jun 2019

June 17, 2019 - Nearly half of Dutch people is open to experimenting with Mobility as a Service (MaaS): a travel subscription allowing them to use a whole range of shared and public transport, the idea being that a real-time app advises them on the most ...

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UBS raises more than USD 93 million for Generation Investment Management’s Sustainable Solutions Fund

 Jun 2019

 • New USD 1 billion+ fund will invest in sustainable companies in three primary areas: planetary health, people health and financial inclusion

• UBS raised more than USD 93 million as an exclusive wealth management partner of the fund

• Partnership with Generation Investment Management advances UBS's commitment ...

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RENEW’s Impact Angel Network Exits Two Investments that Financed Ethiopian SME

 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON & ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 23, 2019 - RENEW’s Impact Angel Network (IAN), one of the most active equity investors in Ethiopia with an expanding presence in East Africa, have successfully exited two investments to a regional private equity fund and a family office ...

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ABN AMRO expands Mission 2030 to include ambitious ‘Paris-proof’ standards

 Jun 2019

May 15, 2019 - ABN AMRO yesterday announced it will enhance its bank-wide Mission 2030 to include the standards agreed in the Paris climate accord. In its 2030 mission, the bank set the goal to have its own buildings achieve at least energy label A by ...

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Together for Organic Agriculture: EU/Austria Initiative Helps Organic Farmers in Armenia

Within the framework of the Organic Agriculture Support Initiative (OASI), the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) has successfully implemented a major project to promote organic farming.

 May 2019

Vienna, May 16, 2019 - Approximately half of the Armenian population make their living within a smallholder agricultural system - most of them, however, with little know-how and without the necessary machines. That this will change in the future is the declared goal of the "Organic Agriculture ...

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Solar Community Impact Fund connects mission-driven investors to underserved communities

 May 2019

White River Junction, VT, May 9, 2019 – Norwich Solar Technologies (NST) has announced the launch of their new Community Impact Fund focused on serving low-income residents, local non-profits, and business startups.

Traditional community solar projects work in two ways:

• Direct ownership – where customers buy part ...

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Cleveland Foundation announces social impact investing goal

 May 2019

CLEVELAND, May 7, 2019 - The Cleveland Foundation today announced that it will allocate $150 million in capital for social impact investing by the end of 2022. The foundation defines social impact investments as opportunities that align social good with financial return to bring about social ...

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Governments agree landmark decisions to protect people and planet from hazardous chemicals and waste, including plastic waste

 May 2019

Geneva, 11 May 2019 – Decisions on plastic waste have been reached today in Geneva, as approximately 180 governments adopted a raft of decisions aimed at protecting human health and the environment from the harmful effects of hazardous chemicals and waste.

Pollution from plastic waste, acknowledged ...

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Blackstone Launches Impact Investing Platform

 May 2019

NEW YORK, May 6, 2019 - Blackstone (NYSE:BX) today announced the launch of a new impact investing platform that will be part of the firm’s Strategic Partners group. The platform will seek to deliver positive financial impact while addressing four specific investment themes— Health ...

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