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Financial institutions demonstrate CO2 impact

 Dec 2018

November 29. 2018 - Fourteen financial institutions, united in the Platform Carbon Accounting Financials (PCAF), have made considerable progress in the past year in calculating the CO2 impact of the assets they manage. To date, they have applied the methodology to more than one trillion euros ...

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IMPACT INVESTING IN LATIN AMERICA REMAINS ROBUST REPORT SHOWS

The Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) and LAVCA - The Association for Private Capital Investment in Latin America reveal a growing industry marked by more refined investment strategies

 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON—October 11, 2018––The Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE), in partnership with LAVCA - The Association for Private Capital Investment in Latin America, today released their second report on impact investing trends in Latin America. The findings underscore that impact investing—direct investments in ...

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Bloomberg to Convene Inaugural Sustainable Finance Week in New York in Collaboration with Nuveen and Others

 Nov 2018

First week of December dedicated to accelerating the mainstreaming of sustainable finance; Responsible Investor and SASB to host key events

New York, November 27, 2018 – Bloomberg will convene the first ever Sustainable Finance Week in New York City in early December to accelerate the adoption ...

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Global Child Forum and UNICEF Announce New Release of Platform Assessing Business Impacts on Children

The ‘Children’s Rights and Business Atlas’ empowers business to measure impact on children through risk indicators across 195 countries and territories.

 Nov 2018

GENEVA, 28 November 2018—Global Child Forum and UNICEF presented the improved and expanded ‘Children’s Rights and Business Atlas’, earlier today during the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights.

The Atlas, jointly developed by Global Child Forum and UNICEF, is an online due ...

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Triodos contributes to UN principles for responsible banking

 Nov 2018

November 26, 2018 - Triodos Bank is actively contributing to the development of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Banking. These Principles, launched in draft on November 26, define the global banking industry’s role and responsibilities in shaping a sustainable future.

By complying to these ...

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Trowers & Hamlins advises on the funding and launch of impact investing platform, The Big Exchange

 Nov 2018

November 21, 2018 - Trowers & Hamlins has advised impact investing platform, The Big Exchange, on its initial fundraising of at least £1 million. The Big Exchange, whose founders include The Big Issue Group, Aberdeen Standard Investments, Columbia Threadneedle, Alliance Bernstein and Alquity, aims to launch ...

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OPIC COMMITS $50 MILLION TO GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS' IMPACT-FIRST DEVELOPMENT FUND

 Nov 2018

November 16, 2018

Front row: Jim Polan (OPIC), Rick Beckett (CEO, Global Partnerships)

Back row: Newton Nthiga (Portfolio Director, Africa, Global Partnerships), Esther Kim (Social Investment Associate, Global Partnerships), Sachi Twine (Research & Impact Associate, Global Partnerships), Aaron Nasurutia (Vice President, Africa Portfolio, Global Partnerships ...

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With the SDGs in Their Rucksack: “Climate Hiking” through Austria

How much do people in Austria know about the UN Sustainable Development Goals? – Insights and experiences on a climate hiking tour from Neusiedlersee to Bodensee

 Nov 2018

Vienna, November 29, 2018 - Putting into practice the principle of sustainability and inspiring others – this was what Angelina Wolf, project manager at oikos Vienna, and Sebastian Gerlich had in mind when they embarked on a two-month climate hiking tour though Austria on June 7, 2018 ...

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Active Engagement and Vivid Interest in Austrian SDG-Forum

First Austrian SDG Forum 2018: “Agenda 2030 – Which Way Is Austria Headed?”

 Nov 2018

Vienna, November 27, 2018 - Event organizer SDG Watch Austria, a civil society organization that has more than 140 member organizations working towards implementation of the Agenda 2030 and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) assessed Austria’s SDG-related efforts at the first Austrian SDG Forum ...

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