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ANNUAL IMPACT INVESTOR SURVEY FROM THE GLOBAL IMPACT INVESTING NETWORK (GIIN) SHOWS EVIDENCE OF DYNAMIC AND DIVERSE IMPACT INVESTING MARKET

Respondents manage over USD 228 billion in impact investing assets and plan to increase capital allocations to impact investing in 2018

 Jun 2018

NEW YORK, June 6, 2018 – The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) today published the eighth edition of its Annual Impact Investor Survey, the most comprehensive collection and assessment of data on the global impact investing market. Comprising data and insights from 229 of the world ...

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Legal & General Investment Management takes action on climate change risks

Praises companies taking positive action and removes laggards from the Future World Funds*

 Jun 2018

June 11, 2018 - Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has today revealed the corporate leaders and laggards on climate change, following the first engagement period under its Climate Impact Pledge.

LGIM introduced the Climate Impact Pledge in November 2016, focused on accelerating the progress companies ...

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Triodos SRI funds receive Nordic Swan Ecolabel

 Jun 2018

29 May 2018 - Danish consumers are used to looking for the Nordic Swan Ecolabel when shopping for laundry detergent, paint or furniture. The widely trusted label is now introduced onto Danish investment options. Triodos Investment Management’s SRI funds are the first four investment funds ...

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InvestEU: the new EU investment plan 2021 – 27 to drive €650bn for sustainable growth, job creation and innovation for shared prosperity and a just society

 Jun 2018

June 2018 - PlusValue welcomes the proposed InvestEU program, an enlarged and ambitious successor to the Juncker Plan (see European Commission press release here). InvestEU is a €15.2bn program which will allow the EU budget to provide a €38bn guarantee facility to catalyse up to ...

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Green Pay, a new payment app, wins Beyond Banking Days

 Jun 2018

11 June 2018 - Green Pay has scooped the most valuable prototype to come out of the 2018 Beyond Banking Days. By using Green Pay to pay for items, the product will go back into the supply chain after use, making manufacturers - and not consumers - responsible ...

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WealthManagement.com Names Green Alpha Advisors a Finalist for SRI/Impact Investing Industry Award

 Jun 2018

BOULDER, CO—June 5, 2018— Green Alpha Advisors, an asset manager specializing in innovation-driven, fossil fuel free equity portfolios, has been named a finalist in the Fourth Annual WealthManagement.com Industry Awards.

Green Alpha was selected for its innovative advisor education program and is one ...

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College for Financial Planning to Launch Designation Devoted to Sustainable, Responsible and Impact Investing

 Jun 2018

CENTENNIAL, Colo., May 31, 2018 -- The College for Financial Planning (CFFP) will launch the groundbreaking new professional designation, the Chartered SRI Counselor™ (CSRIC™) this fall, in collaboration with the industry-group leader US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment.

Creation of the new coursework ...

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Urban Advisors and Calvert Impact Capital Announce the Launch of the UP Community Fund; Fund to Provide Loans to Entrepreneurs of Color in the Southeastern U.S.

 Jun 2018

Bethesda, MD, May 24, 2018 - Calvert Impact Capital (formerly Calvert Foundation), the mission driven investor dedicated to creating a more equitable and sustainable world, and Urban Advisors, a mission-driven fund manager, today announced the launch of the UP Community Fund, a new impact investing vehicle ...

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imfino News Wire roundup: Impact Investing – The Road to Sustainability

 Jun 2018

With the UN Sustainable Development Goals agenda clearly outlined and a deadline fixed (2030), government, public and private actors are now under pressure to take action. The SDGs have become benchmarks for the impact performance of investments and investors are increasingly interested in investments that ...

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