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1 december 2022

11:15
The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) has closed the first two investments out of its new Colorado BIPOC Micro Equity Fund, a $2 million program to provide equity-like growth capital to entrepreneurs of color operating in the state, funded...


29 november 2022

14:26
Full Harvest, the business-to-business produce marketplace specializing in surplus and imperfect produce, today announced the acquisition of FarmersWeb, a farm sales and inventory management SaaS provider. Adding FarmersWeb's proven software...

14:00
JLL Income Property Trust, an institutionally managed daily NAV REIT with more than $7.1 billion in total assets, continued its strong performance against sustainability benchmarks, receiving a three-star rating from the Global Real Estate...

09:00
Medfuture announces their investment in BioTwin, a Quebec-based company developing an innovative technology to create digital twins for humans....

08:30
In celebration of Giving Tuesday, Wolverine, the 139-year-old boot and clothing brand, and Metallica Scholars, the major workforce education initiative within Metallica's foundation, All Within My Hands (AWMH), are joining forces for the third...


28 november 2022

08:00
The REI Cooperative Action Fund is announcing a new $1.98 million investment in 34 nonprofit organizations promoting justice, equity and belonging in the outdoors. This investment brings the Fund's total giving to over $3.4 million this year. The...


23 november 2022

07:00
The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, Adam van Koeverden, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health and to the Minister of Sport, and Lloyd Longfield, Member of Parliament for Guelph, will make a 2 Billion Trees...


22 november 2022

12:09
The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, Adam van Koeverden, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health and to the Minister of Sport, and Lloyd Longfield, Member of Parliament for Guelph, will make a 2 Billion Trees...

09:00
The Government of Canada is committed to supporting Canadians from the playground to the podium and helping the sport community get Canadians active, inspire young people and bring us together in the spirit of healthy competition. Today, the...


18 november 2022

15:00
Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) - A key driver of the economy, the Canadian tourism industry generated over $100 billion in annual revenues before being decimated by the pandemic. Today, the Government of Canada is ensuring that...

10:19
Today it was announced that Vernon J., CEO of Equity Platforms, Inc., and Akil Ash, CTO of Equity Platforms, Inc., were featured on PBS's latest NOVA Documentary titled 'Crypto Decoded' for their creation of EquityCoin®, the first digital token...


17 november 2022

18:16
Airbus invests in Carbon Engineering Ltd., a Canadian-based climate solutions company, operating the largest Direct Air Carbon Capture (DACC) Research & Development facility in the world.  The investment will contribute to funding part of Carbon...

04:00
Beko, one of the top three large-home appliances brands in Europe*, today announced a new partnership with Water.org to support a community programme that will empower 10,000 Kenyans in need with access safe water and...


16 november 2022

13:12
The Government of Canada is committed to achieving a clean electricity grid through the research, development, and deployment of clean technology and other enabling solutions, not only to reduce emissions and fight climate change, but to create good,...

12:00
AbbVie and the North Chicago Community Unit School District 187 today announced the opening of the new Neal Math and Science Academy, the district's only middle school, built with a $40 million...

12:00
Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health, and Gwen Healey Akearok, Executive and Scientific Director of the Qaujigiartiit Health Research Centre, announced more than $7.2 million...

10:00
Homes and buildings across Canada are where we work, live and play. But they are also Canada's third-largest source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Decarbonizing Canada's buildings is critical to combating climate change and achieving a net-zero...

08:38
Isn't it time there was a professional organization for the spiritually evolved and financially successful professional? A place where business networking is more about building a relationship than stabbing people with a business card? Camille...


15 november 2022

12:04
Today, George Chahal, Member of Parliament for Calgary Skyview and Taneen Rudyk, President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) announced an investment of $316,253 in eight Saskatchewan communities to support data-driven decisions about...


14 november 2022

13:12
Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, and the Honourable Don McMorris, Saskatchewan's Minister of Government Relations, announced more than $40 million in joint funding for nine...

03:00
Alcazar Energy Partners II, a sustainable...


10 november 2022

14:00
Today, Pull Up Fund is funding every public school classroom request from teachers in Prince George's County, Maryland, that is live on the education nonprofit platform DonorsChoose. Once every project is funded, Pull Up Fund will triple donations...

10:00
From Nov. 15, 2022 through Dec.15, 2022, students in grades kindergarten through 12 may apply for financial aid scholarships to attend winter 2022 athletic and sports activities or athletic camps. The scholarships are funded by The Dustin and...

08:42
HBCUs prove culturally relevant education can deliver career and mental success as they have produced 16% of Blacks with Bachelor's degrees and 25% of Blacks with STEM degrees. This same "Black Effect" occurs with Automation Workz, a cybersecurity...

07:00
Alvéole, the world's largest urban beekeeping company has just closed an 8.1M Series A investment from Round13. The investment will help the company grow its ESG data-driven platform, swarm to new markets, and extend its current product offering -...


9 november 2022

17:52
Bell Canada (Bell) announced today that it has amended its existing $3.5 billion committed credit facilities to convert them to a sustainability-linked loan (SLL). The SLL underscores Bell's continued commitment to environmental, social and...


3 november 2022

18:44
Local members of New Heaven New Earth Church of Jesus successfully completed another round of blood donations as part of a life-saving campaign called Life On....

10:56
Progressive Insurance® announced today its 10th annual Keys to Progress® vehicle giveaway on November 10, 2022. Ahead of Veterans Day,100 veterans and military-related organizations across the country will receive the keys to vehicles that will...

10:00
Cuso International is pleased to announce the launch of its Blueprints for Gender Equality (BLUEPRINTS) Project. Together with local...


2 november 2022

10:55
NEOM, the smart and sustainable regional development in northwest Saudi Arabia, has announced a USD 175 million Series E investment in Volocopter, the pioneer of Urban Air Mobility. The land of the future giga-project will take a significant equity...


1 november 2022

07:00
In response to growing pressures from their stakeholders, Canadian companies are reevaluating their entire supply chain to determine the human, environmental, and socioeconomic impacts of their products or services, finds recent KPMG in Canada...

07:00
In response to growing pressures from their stakeholders, Canadian companies are reevaluating their entire supply chain to determine the human, environmental, and socioeconomic impacts of their products or services, finds recent KPMG in Canada...


31 october 2022

19:00
The second edition of the Barolo En Primeur Charity Auction concluded with a new big success. The event, promoted by the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Cuneo, Fondazione CRC Donare ETS in collaboration with...


28 october 2022

11:12
The Government of Canada is working to reduce social and economic inequities between Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities by making immediate and long-term investments to help close critical infrastructure gaps. Today, the Honourable Marc...

09:37
The last two and a half years of the COVID-19 pandemic have highlighted the importance of local and regional airports to keeping communities connected to essential services and to each other. That's why the Government of Canada is committed to...


27 october 2022

10:51
Founded by womxn of color to work on behalf of womxn of color in the South, groundbreaking nonprofit organization Women's Foundation of the South (WFS) in its successful inaugural year showed just how effective WFS is in its mission and vision ? and...

10:51
Pioneering nonprofit organization Women's Foundation of the South (WFS), founded by womxn of color to work on behalf of womxn and girls of color, proved its effectiveness and impact in its successful inaugural year ? and demonstrated just how strong...


26 october 2022

15:34
The second day of the sixth edition of the Future Investment Initiative (FII) saw the successful auction of the largest-ever carbon credit sale, major announcements, the signing of key deals, and stimulating discussions about a range of trending...

14:34
Following a series of successful initiatives over the past five years, the Future Investment Initiative (FII) Institute is launching its new exclusive Membership Program, giving global investors and change makers a chance to join its growing...


25 october 2022

14:30
NEI Investments ("NEI"), an asset manager with a longstanding commitment to responsible investing and a wholly owned subsidiary of Aviso Wealth, announced that John Bai, SVP and Chief Investment Officer (CIO), has been recognized as one of Canada's...


24 october 2022

13:57
The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) Innovation Fund, the philanthropic impact investment program of NKF, today announced a new investment that could have a major impact in kidney transplantation in the United States. 34 Lives, formerly Renovera, has...

08:15
Kristyn is one of 1.6% in the U. S. population affected by borderline personality disorder (BPD) a highly stigmatized mental illness contributing to the increase in self-harm and...


20 october 2022

13:21
Change Foods has signed an agreement with KEZAD Group to design a dedicated commercial manufacturing plant for production of its animal-free dairy in Abu Dhabi, with the support of the Ministry of Economy of the UAE under the NextGen FDI initiative....


18 october 2022

13:14
Suburban Propane Partners, L.P. , a nationwide distributor of propane, renewable propane, fuel oil and related products and services, as well as a marketer of natural gas and electricity and investor in low carbon fuel alternatives, donated time and...

10:07
Northern communities across Canada depend on well-maintained airports to keep them connected. These airports also support essential air services including community resupply, air ambulance, search and rescue, and forest fire response. The Minister of...

09:27
No matter where they live, all Canadians need reliable and affordable high-speed Internet to access essential services, supports and opportunities. That is why the governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador are taking action to get people...


14 october 2022

08:46
The tech economy can ? and should ? be available to anyone, especially in rural America. Increasingly, rural communities are...


13 october 2022

08:30
Krane Funds Advisors, LLC ("KraneShares"), an asset management firm known for its global exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and innovative investment strategies, announced the launch of the KraneShares Electrification Metals ETF (Ticker: KMET) on the New...

08:11
Nearly everyone has heard about recent workplace trends said to have arisen from the pandemic, like "quiet quitting," when in fact people have been re-assessing their priorities and career choices for years in an effort to strike a more equitable...

07:00
On this World Sight Day, as the...

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