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Grameen America Celebrates 10 Years of Empowering Women through Microfinance as it Announces Foray into Impact Investing

Nonprofit opens its funding to impact investing through the first in a series of Social Business Funds

 Feb 2018

NEW YORK, NY —JANUARY 30, 2018 This month, Grameen America, the fastest growing microfinance organization in the United States, celebrates its 10-year anniversary of empowering low-income women entrepreneurs in underserved areas in the U.S. through affordable microloans. In tandem, the organization announced that it ...

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Humanity United launches Working Capital, an early stage venture fund to invest in ethical supply chain innovations

 Feb 2018

San Francisco, California - January 30, 2018 – Working Capital, an early-stage venture fund, launched today with the goal of accelerating supply chain innovations to enable corporations to operate more transparently and ethically around the world. It was founded by Humanity United, a foundation that is part ...

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IFC Launches its USD Global Benchmark Issue, Raising $2 Billion to Support Private Sector in Developing Countries

 Feb 2018

Washington, D.C., January 18, 2018—IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today issued a $2 billion global bond, highlighting its international leadership role as the largest development institution focused exclusively on growing the private sector in emerging markets.

The heavily oversubscribed issuance ...

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Registration Now Open For US SIF 8th Annual Conference "Investing For a Sustainable World," May 30 - June 1, 2018

 Feb 2018

The conference gives attendees an opportunity to hear from leading investors, CEOs and policymakers, learn about new approaches, trends and policy developments in the field and network with leaders in sustainable, responsible and impact investing.

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 30, 2018 – US SIF: The Forum ...

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Press Release | Our new groundbreaking research on women and responsible investment

Moxie Future’s Survey Reveals Almost Two Thirds of Women Motivated to Invest Responsibly

 Feb 2018

Research finds that women in China show the greatest interest when it comes to investing in companies and funds that focus on positive social and environmental outcomes.

HONG KONG, 30 January, 2018 – New research published today by Moxie Future shows that women are leading the ...

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African Development Bank to reach 29.3 million Africans with electricity by 2020

• 3.8 million Africans provided access to electricity in 2017, says President Adesina • Plans for 10,000 MW of solar power systems across the Sahel

 Feb 2018
• 3.8 million Africans provided access to electricity in 2017, says President Adesina
• Plans for 10,000 MW of solar power systems across the Sahel

29/01/2018

In line with its High 5 development priorities and, in particular, its agenda to Light up and ...

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Mission Driven Finance Announces First $1M in Impact Investments

San Diego startup led by proven industry leaders is making strides to $10M goal

 Feb 2018

SAN DIEGO, CA—January 31, 2018—Mission Driven Finance today announced that Lucky Bolt, a local food kitchen and healthy meal delivery company, All Across Africa, a fair trade home goods wholesaler, and Thrive Public Schools are the first beneficiaries of their fund’s inaugural ...

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Investment Plan for Europe: EIB finances Austrian wind farms

EU bank advances EUR 48m Loans largely backed by the “Juncker Plan”

 Jan 2018


SIMONSFELD ONSHORE WIND

25/01/2018 - The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing EUR 48m of finance for the construction and operation of three new wind farms in Austria (Kreuzstetten IV, Dürnkrut II and Hipples II) with a total capacity of 39 MW. The facilities ...

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Investment Plan for Europe: EUR 70m loan from EIB to AVL

 Jan 2018


Powertrain Development and Test Systems RDI

Release date: 26 January 2018 - The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing a EUR 70m loan to AVL List GmbH (AVL). Based in Austria, AVL is a world leader in the development of innovative powertrain systems together with the ...

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