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New €200 million impact fund launched to scale Agri-Business in developing countries

 Feb 2019

Rome, February 15, 2019

  • The Agri-Business Capital Fund (‘ABC Fund’) will be launched at the IFAD annual Governing Council in Rome.
  • First commitments to the ABC Fund come from the European Union, the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States, the Luxembourg Government and the ...
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Innovative impact fund to create jobs for rural youth in developing countries

 Feb 2019

Rome, 15 February 2019 - An impact fund with an innovative approach for attracting much needed capital to the rural areas of developing countries will be launched today at the annual meeting of Member States of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).

IFAD, along with ...

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Sustainable finance: Commission welcomes agreement on a new generation of low-carbon benchmarks

 Feb 2019

Brussels, 25 February 2019 - The Commission welcomes the political agreement reached by the European Parliament and Member States today on a new generation of low-carbon benchmarks needed to help boost investment in sustainable projects and assets. The European Parliament and Council still have to formally ...

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Nuveen Closes $10 Million Impact Investment in Revolution Foods Read more: http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/4169235#ixzz5gdZ5rfX2

 Feb 2019

NEW YORK, February 20 - Nuveen, a leading global investment manager, today announced the closing of a $10 million impact investment in Revolution Foods, a company transforming citywide wellness by providing two million healthy school and community meals each week to early childhood centers, districts, charter ...

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Impact Investing for Everyone?

Swiss Fin-Tech Enterprise Yova lowers the threshold for small investors to engage in impact investing

 Feb 2019

Vienna, February 22, 2019 - You don’t have to be big to become an impact investor – this is the motto of Yova, a Zurich-based fin-tech start-up that was founded in 2017 and currently has about a dozen employees. But are they not too small to ...

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Impact Investing - Talk of the Town

 Feb 2019

Vienna, February 19, 2019 - “Impact Investing? What is that?” – people, for a long time, used to ask. This is the case no longer. There is a growing awareness of impact investing and an emerging community in the UK and Europe, following the trend towards impact ...

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“Impact Investing Is the Avant-garde of a Sustainable Financial System”

 Feb 2019

Vienna, February 13, 2019 - This, at least, is the opinion voiced by Andreas M. Rickert, CEO of PHINEO, an independent, not-for-profit analysis and consulting firm, in an analysis published in the „Deutschen Nachhaltigkeitsalmanach 2018: Thesen und Taten. Transformation!“ (German Sustainability Alamanach 2018: Hypotheses and Practical ...

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ESG Is Trendy – Being Responsible at a Profit

 Feb 2019

Vienna, February 8, 2019 - “Environment, Social, Governance” – or short, ESG – has developed from a niche topic to a widely-used concept for ensuring long-term business analysis. This, at least, is the opinion advocated by Uwe Diehl, head of the customer business at AXA Investment Managers in ...

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Macy’s Celebrates Lasting Legacies During Black History Month 2019

Macy’s salutes Black cultural pioneers at seven stores nationwide with special appearances by Grammy Award® winner Fantastic Negrito, fashion icon Dapper Dan, Oscar® nominated Black Panther costume designer Ruth E. Carter, Hip Hop Chaplain, Sir the B

 Feb 2019

NEW YORK, January 30, 2019--This February, Macy’s will celebrate Black History Month by honoring the cultural trailblazers of the past as we explore the impact they have had on the present. Leaders such as Dapper Dan, Oscar® nominee Ruth E. Carter, Hip Hop ...

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