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US SIF CEO Lisa Woll Receives 2018 Impact Award at Forbes Women's Summit

 Jun 2018

The Forbes Women's Summit Impact Award is given to a business leader who has made a significant impact in their respective field and leveraged their influence to prioritize diversity and inspire future generations of female leaders.

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 19, 2018 – Lisa Woll ...

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Billions invested by pension schemes to be used for social good under new regulations

For the first time members will be given powers to hold their pension schemes to account over how social and environmental factors impact their investments.

 Jun 2018

18 June 2018 - Under new government regulations published today, trustees will be required to produce a policy which includes an assessment of the sustainability of their investment decisions.

This policy will need to be available to members so that they can make their own assessment ...

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New GIIN Report Sees Steady Growth on Impact Market

 Jun 2018

Vienna, June 20, 2018 - The impact investing market shows a strong trend towards diversity and dynamism, but some challenges also still remain – this is the main conclusion to be drawn from the Annual Impact Investor Survey 2018 published by the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN ...

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Swell Investing Introduces New Impact Investing Offering For Financial Advisors

 Jun 2018

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 18, 2018 -- Swell Investing today is launching "Swell for Advisors," expanding access to Swell's unique approach to impact investing. Through Swell's partnership with Folio Institutional, clients of the more than 450 firms on the Folio Institutional platform now have ...

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MetLife Social Impact Investments Rise to $50 Billion

MetLife Foundation financial inclusion commitments reach more than six million low-income individuals

 Jun 2018

NEW YORK, June 19, 2018 – MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced its impact investment portfolio grew to $50 billion in 2017, an increase of 12 percent year-over-year from 2016 to 2017, and MetLife Foundation reached more than six million low-income individuals through the fourth year ...

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Sustainable investment market in Austria reaches new record high – sustainable investment funds up by 18 per cent

 Jun 2018

Berlin and Vienna, 5 June 2018 - With a volume of investments totalling around 15.2 billion euros, sustainable investment in Austria has reached a new record high. Compared with the previous year, the volume of assets invested taking strict social, environmental and governance criteria into ...

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Sustainable Investment Soars to Record High in Austria

 Jun 2018

Vienna, June 15, 2018 - Sustainable investment is on the rise in Austria and has meanwhile reached a record volume of about 15 billion euros, approximately 8 percent of the total sum that goes into investment funds, according to the recently published 2018 Market Report by ...

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OPIC Provides $5 Million in Financing to Grameen Impact Investments India

 Jun 2018

June 11, 2018 -WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) announced that $5 million in local currency financing has been mobilized to Grameen Impact under an OPIC loan guaranty agreement with India’s IndusInd Bank. The financing was deployed through IndusInd’s Impact ...

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Government gears up for social impact investment drive

The government has today strengthened its commitment to bring social impact investment into the mainstream.

 Jun 2018

12 June 2018 - Departments across Whitehall will work with leaders in the financial services industry to help make it easier for people to invest their money in the issues they care about.

The government has today responded to the industry-led report Growing a Culture of ...

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