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Banks Skeptical About Taking Active Role in SDG Assessment

 Oct 2018

Vienna, October 25, 2018 - “Banks and SDG Assessment” was the title of a multi-stakeholder workshop held at the Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien (Vienna University of Economics and Business) on October 23, 2018. The event was organized by the Regional Centre of Expertise (RCE) on ...

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SDGs for Business – Business for SDGs

 Oct 2018

Vienna, October 19, 2018 - Making the case for sustainability – what can the Goals do for business and what can business do for the Goals?

The UN Agenda 2030 with its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs or Global Goals) and 169 sub-goals came into force in ...

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FMO to Educate Next Generation of Impact Investors in L-EARN Foundation

 Oct 2018

October 16, 2018 - Applying Financial Forensics to Non-Performing Assets at Heart of New Initiative

FMO has students reassessing its terminated investment projects within its portfolio, to identify if small remaining pockets of value can still be recovered, despite sometimes being written off the balance sheet ...

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Climate change: European Commission and Bill Gates-led Breakthrough Energy launch €100 million clean energy investment fund

 Oct 2018

Brussels, 17 October 2018 - Today the European Commission and Breakthrough Energy have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish Breakthrough Energy Europe (BEE) – a joint investment fund to help innovative European companies develop and bring radically new clean energy technologies to the market.

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Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Sustainable Investing Report highlights push for board effectiveness

 Oct 2018

TORONTO, CANADA — October 15, 2018 — Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) is increasing its focus on strengthening corporate governance, with an emphasis on improving the gender composition of investee companies’ boards. 

In its 11th Report on Sustainable Investing, CPPIB outlines how its Sustainable Investing team ...

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TriLinc Global Impact Fund Makes Impact Investments in Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America

 Oct 2018

LOS ANGELES, October 17, 2018 - TriLinc Global Impact Fund (“TriLinc” or the “Company”) announced today that it recently approved $1.5 million in term loan transactions with companies operating in Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America. The transaction details are summarized below.

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Mackenzie Investments partners with Greenchip Financial to launch new Global Environmental Equity Fund

 Oct 2018

TORONTO ­– October 17, 2018 – Mackenzie Investments announced today the launch of Mackenzie Global Environmental Equity Fund to better support its investors and advisors seeking investment solutions with sustainability themes.

“Sustainable, responsible and impact investing continues to grow in popularity in Canada, but there are limited ...

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Three year action plan to strengthen responsible investment

 Oct 2018

London, 8th October 2018 – Responsible investment pioneer and leading European asset manager Amundi, with over €1.4 trillion in AUM, has adopted an ambitious three year action plan to increase its commitment to responsible investment:

  • ESG (environment, social, governance) analysis will be integrated across ...
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Global Leaders Call for Urgent Acceleration of Climate Adaptation Solutions

 Oct 2018

Global Commission on Adaptation led by Ban Ki-moon, Bill Gates and Kristalina Georgieva; Convened by 17 countries, including China and India; and 28 global commissioners

THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS (October 16, 2018)  — On the heels of one of the deadliest summers of climate-related weather disasters affecting ...

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