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Scaling Up Capital Market Innovations for Impact: World Bank Treasury Year in Review

 Jul 2018

Washington, D.C., July 11, 2018—The World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, IBRD, Aaa/AAA) launched its first green bond for fiscal year 2019. The bond brings the institution’s overall green bond issuance to 143 bonds that have raised nearly US ...

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Women Drive Impact Investing – Impact Investing Drives Women

 Jul 2018

Vienna, July 16, 2018 - In an attempt to define the role of women in impact investing, let's first look at some characteristics that distinguish impact investors in general from other types of investors. Here, research points to a trend that shows impact investors tend ...

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Apple launches new clean energy fund in China

Ten Suppliers Will Jointly Invest in Climate Change Solutions in China

 Jul 2018

Cupertino, California, July 12 — Apple today announced a new first-of-its-kind investment fund in China to connect suppliers with renewable energy sources. As part of Apple’s commitment to address climate change and increase the use of renewable energy within its supply chain, 10 initial suppliers ...

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Capital Impact Partners Launches New AA-* Rated $125 Million Investment Note Offering To Engage Investor Support For Underserved Communities

Institutions and individuals can earn a financial, as well as a social, return on their investments through Capital Impact’s social impact investment notes

 Jul 2018

Arlington, VA (July 12, 2018) — Capital Impact Partners, a nonprofit corporation, certified by the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), announced the launch of a new offering of up to $125 million of ...

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ImpactAssets Unveils Portfolio Directory of Cutting-Edge Impact Investing Deals Sourced Through Giving Fund

Directory provides greater insight and transparency into rapidly-growing Custom Investments; Nearly one-third of directory investments are led by women across geographies and asset classes.

 Jul 2018

BETHESDA, MD July 12, 2018 – ImpactAssets, a nonprofit financial services firm that increases the flow of capital into investments delivering financial, social and environmental returns, today announced the roll-out of the Giving Fund Portfolio Directory, a listing of more than 300 cutting-edge impact investments.

Developed ...

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Gray Matters Capital to Commit More Funds to Enterprises in Africa Benefiting Women and Girls; Backs Ghana’s Redbird Health Tech under its coLABS Portfolio

 Jul 2018

This is Atlanta-based Gray Matters Capital’s second investment in Africa under its coLABS portfolio, following its investment in Rwanda based African Renewable Energy Distributor (A.R.E.D) in 2017; sees growing promise among African social entrepreneurs.

Potential of Redbird to reduce the risk ...

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Forests and trees are key for a sustainable future

FAO publishes new State of the World’s Forests report

 Jul 2018

6 July 2018, Rome - Time is running out for the world's forests, whose total area is shrinking by the day, warns a new FAO report urging governments to foster an all-inclusive approach to benefit both trees and those who rely on them.

Halting deforestation ...

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Third Vatican Conference on Impact Investing to Explore How Impact Capital Can Help the Poor

Conference Draws Leaders from Wide Spectrum of Church, Business, Investment and Academia

 Jul 2018

ROME, ITALY, June 8, 2018 – The Third Vatican Conference on Impact Investing: Scaling Investment in Service of Integral Human Development will focus on concrete ways that capital can be put to use to help the poor around the world.

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World Cities Summit 2018: Dassault Systèmes Drives the Digital Transformation of Cities Worldwide

 Jul 2018
• 3DEXPERIENCity programs with Singapore, Jaipur, Rennes use holistic, systemic approach for urban development
• Use cases from the Virtual Singapore platform to demonstrate simulations and virtual tests of new solutions to urban planning problems
• Digital platforms are now the urban development infrastructures for the 21st century ...
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