Press release - 19 March 2018
ABN AMRO's Digital Impact Fund (DIF) has seen a fivefold increase in its assets, from EUR 10 million to EUR 50 million. With this expansion, ABN AMRO's corporate venture capital fund can start looking at larger strategic investments ...
March 8, 2018
New investments from companies such as Shell, Engie, Mitsui, Total, and Caterpillar will boost the energy storage market in the rural electrification segment to up to 50 MWh annually – in the long-term, 1 GWh per year will be possible.
THEnergy releases new ...
The Starbucks Foundation’s multi-year strategy will promote leadership and economic empowerment opportunities for women and families in coffee, tea and cocoa growing communities
Partnership with Malala Fund will expand the organization’s Gulmakai Network of education champions in India and Latin America
Malala Yousafzai ...
March 8, 2018 - The European Commission has today released its Action Plan for Financing Sustainable Growth, which will implement recommendations based on the EU High-Level Expert Group (HLEG) final report released last month.
It includes a comprehensive list of supportive tools and resources, such as ...
Foundation will fully leverage nearly half-billion dollar endowment to further their mission
New York, NY – March 12, 2018 Today the Nathan Cummings Foundation announced that they will align 100 percent of their nearly half-billion dollar endowment with their mission. The Nathan Cummings Foundation is focused on creating a more just, vibrant, sustainable and democratic society and finding ...
Program-Related Investments Tap into Market-Based Solutions to Widen Impact in Education
Los Angeles, Calif., March 6, 2018 – ECMC Foundation today announced the launch of Education Innovation Ventures (EIV) to tap into the creative power of the private sector to solve problems of inequity in education.
EIV uses program-related investments (PRIs), a funding tool made available to ...
March 7, 2018 - WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) today unveiled its global 2X Women’s Initiative, which will mobilize more than $1 billion to projects that support women in developing countries, unlocking the multi-trillion dollar investment opportunity women represent. The announcement ...
Degroof Petercam takes a strategic equity stake in Quadia
Monday, March 5, 2018 — Wishing to reinforce its Impact Investing offer, Degroof Petercam has decided to enter into a partnership with Quadia, a Swiss-based asset manager and a European leader in Impact Investing. Within this partnership, Degroof Petercam has taken a minority equity participation in ...
Congress Passes Bipartisan Legislation to Create a Federal Fund Supporting Social Financing; The Sorenson Impact Center Plays Leading Role
February 12, 2018- SALT LAKE CITY—The Sorenson Impact Center at the University of Utah's David Eccles School of Business played a leading role in supporting the bipartisan Social Impact Partnerships to Pay for Results Act (SIPPRA), which passed Congress early Friday morning and ...
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