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Italy’s Ministry of Economic Development Launches Task Force China

 Aug 2018

August 21, 2018 - Italy’s Ministry of Economic Development (MISE) has announced today the launch of the Task Force China, an initiative by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Economic Development Hon. Di Maio and the Under Secretary of State for Trade and Foreign ...

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AccountAbility Releases Document on Key Changes Introduced in the AA1000AP (2018) and Bridge to Sustainability Reporting

 Aug 2018

August 21, 2018 - AccountAbility is pleased to release a practical guidance document highlighting the key changes in the AA1000 AccountAbility Principles (AA1000AP, 2018), as well as an overview of alignment with commonly used sustainability-related reporting standards and frameworks. The document serves to support both organisational ...

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US SIF Foundation Releases 2018 Money Manager Roadmap: "Moving Forward with Sustainable, Responsible and Impact Investing: A Roadmap for Money Managers"

The report provides best practices and practical steps asset managers can take to develop and enhance sustainable investing strategies.

 Aug 2018

Washington, D.C., August 15, 2018 - The US SIF Foundation today released a comprehensive guide for money managers on how to incorporate sustainable, responsible and impact investing at their firms. The Money Manager Roadmap provides best practices and practical steps asset managers can take to ...

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Millennials Taking the Lead

 Aug 2018

August 22, 2018 - Kansas City, Mo. - "Impact investing"–financial investments designed to generate a measurable, positive impact on society, while also providing potential returns–is growing in popularity, according to research conducted by American Century Investments . The "appeal" of impact investing reached 49 percent among ...

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Finance in Motion and Unique launch Arbaro Fund for sustainable forestry

Innovative impact fund to create environmental and social benefits in Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa while generating financial return

 Aug 2018
  • Projected carbon sequestration of over 20 million metric tons of CO2
  • Expected creation of thousands of full-time jobs

Frankfurt and Freiburg, August 20, 2018 – Global impact asset manager Finance in Motion has joined forces with leading timber sector advisory company Unique to establish a new ...

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FINCA International launches FINCA Ventures, an impact investing initiative

Providing patient capital and support to early-stage social enterprises serving the bottom of the pyramid

 Aug 2018

August 20, 2018, Washington, DC—FINCA International announced the launch of FINCA Ventures, an impact investing platform that provides patient capital and pre- and post-investment support to help earlystage social enterprises achieve growth and scale. Through FINCA Ventures, FINCA International supports innovative solutions to poverty ...

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IFC Investments in Egypt Climbed to a Record $1.2 Billion in Fiscal Year 2018

 Aug 2018

Cairo, Egypt, August 8, 2018—IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, committed $1.2 billion in Egypt during the recently concluded 2018 fiscal year, helping to create jobs, improve local infrastructure, and boost economic growth.

That figure, which includes funds mobilized from other ...

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Landmark deal secures €118m of investment for agri tech company Devenish Nutrition

 Aug 2018

August 7, 2018

  • Largest ever European Investment Bank support for agri-business in Ireland, supported by the Investment Plan for Europe
  • Ulster Bank and Danske Bank to provide commercial finance support 

Belfast-based agri technology company Devenish Nutrition has secured €118 million in long-term funding to enable ...

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Welcome to the First Impact Investing Academy 2018

 Aug 2018

Vienna, Augsut 10, 2018 - From November 8-9, 2018, the first Impact Investing Academy in Austria will take place at Tulbingerkogel near Vienna. The small, exclusive event (there will be no more than 15 participants) is organized by the Austrian Angel Investors Association (aaia) - a private ...

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