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United Nations and Impact Shares Announce Launch of Sustainable Development Goals Global Equity ETF (nyse arca:SDGA)

ETF by nonprofit Impact Shares to support UN's Sustainable Development Goals

 Oct 2018

September 24, 2018 - Impact Shares, the nonprofit ETF sponsor supported by The Rockefeller Foundation, is pleased to announce the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals Global Equity ETF (nyse arca:SDGA) in collaboration with the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), the UN agency that ...

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Making the SDGs Our Priority!

The Agenda 2030 is an ambitious schedule into a sustainable future – but implementation can only be successful if we all work together. What does Austria contribute, where does it stand?

 Oct 2018

Vienna, October 4, 2018 - At the UN Plenary Session on September 25, 2015, all 193 UN member states made a binding commitment to the joint, future-oriented Agenda 2030 for sustainable development, which entered into force on January 1, 2016 and is divided into 17 Sustainable ...

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Going Solar with “One Thousand and One Roof”

Austrian Solar Innovators Provide Photovoltaic Technology for Companies

 Sep 2018

Vienna, September 28, 2018 - “One thousand and one roofs” – this is the name of a project initiated in 2014 by solar consulting firm “Dachgold” and photovoltaic specialist “10hoch4”. But who are these companies and what do they wish to achieve?

“Dachgold” was founded in 2011 ...

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Solvay outlines strong sustainable growth potential at its Investor Update

 Sep 2018
  • Mid-term annual growth potential for underlying EBITDA of 6 to 9% organically, and for free cash flow to shareholders of 10 to 15%;
  • Greenhouse Gas Emission (GHG) commitment, expressed in absolute terms, more than offsetting the anticipated business growth impact Brussels,

September 24, 2018 - Solvay ...

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FMO investment propels Meloy Fund past 22 million USD for sustainable coastal fisheries

 Sep 2018

September 17, 2018 - FMO today announced an 5 million USD investment in the Meloy Fund I, LP, the world’s first impact investment fund dedicated to supporting sustainable coastal fisheries in Indonesia and the Philippines. This brings the fund to a final close at over ...

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Fitch Group Signs UN Principles for Responsible Investment

 Sep 2018

London – 20 September 2018 - Fitch Group today announced it has signed the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (UN PRI), underlining its commitment to incorporating environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) issues into investment practice and developing a more sustainable global financial system.

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African Development Bank, Mariner Investment Group, and Africa50 Price Landmark $1 Billion Impact Securitization

 Sep 2018

Structured as a synthetic securitization by Mizuho International, Room2Run transfers the mezzanine credit risk on a portfolio of approximately 50 loans from among the African Development Bank’s non- sovereign lending book, including power, transportation, financial sector, and manufacturing assets

OTTAWA, Canada, September 18, 2018 ...

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MAJOR U.S. LAW FIRMS COME TOGETHER TO CONTRIBUTE $15 MILLION IN PRO BONO SERVICES TO ADVANCE SUSTAINABILITY

 Sep 2018

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 14, 2018 – Today, nine of the U.S.’s most respected law firms announced a groundbreaking initiative to deliver free legal services worth $15 million by 2020 to advance sustainability across the globe. The first-of-its-kind initiative, Lawyers for a Sustainable Economy, offers ...

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AXA Investment Managers boosts its responsible investment efforts through deeper ESG integration

 Sep 2018

17 September 2018

  • Integration of ESG criteria within all the investment platforms
  • Significant hires to bolster efforts in central RI team and within investment platforms
  • Thematic focus that combines material financial risks with societal impacts

As clients’ demand for ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) accelerates ...

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