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30 november 2021

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Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board (Ontario Teachers') today announced that it has reached an agreement with NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, a subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Inc. , to acquire a 50% interest in a portfolio of high-quality wind, solar...

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Today, TD Asset Management Inc. (TDAM) announced the launch of three ETFs including two new Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) to its expanding ESG solution suite. TD Morningstar ESG Canada Corporate Bond Index...

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The Brewery Artwalk Association is turning to crowd funding to save their twice annual event. The Brewery Artwalk is a free educational arts experience and has been a staple of the Los Angeles art scene for decades. As with so many live events, the...


29 november 2021

18:57
With the holidays in full swing, loanDepot, the nation's second largest nonbank retail lender, will donate $250,000 across five partner non-profit organizations serving individuals and families in need this season. The five $50,000 donations provided...

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VAST Agency, a premiere NFT service provider in collaboration with The Seattle Santa, today announced a unique, first-time collection of digitally created non-fungible token (NFT) creations of The Seattle Santa to benefit Mary's Place, which supports...

13:56
The 2021 EY Global Institutional Investor Survey reveals that a growing number of institutional investors in Canada and around the world are placing greater emphasis on environmental, social and governance (ESG)...

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For Giving Tuesday on November 30, Seabums, a new ocean charity-focused NFT (Non-Fungible Token) community, is auctioning 10 one-of-a-kind art avatars with 100 percent of the proceeds directly donated to Ocean Conservancy, a nonprofit working to...


26 november 2021

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Today the Brandt Group of Companies announced they are joining with the John Deere Foundation to support the immediate and emerging needs of communities impacted by the catastrophic flooding in British Columbia with a total $120,000 in funding for...

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Canada's cleantech entrepreneurs are proving their power to take on today's environmental challenges. Working in partnership with innovative companies, the Government of Canada is supporting the growth of a greener economy. Today, the Honourable...


24 november 2021

11:59
The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) is providing approximately $2.7 million in funding for Prosper Canada, a national charity dedicated to expanding economic opportunity for Canadians living in poverty through program and policy innovation. "The...

11:21
While big countries talk about protecting their citizens against climate change, the Commonwealth of Dominica takes action. Dominica is a small island located 1,400 miles south of Miami in the eastern Caribbean belt and committed to giving its...

11:15
Gardner Capital, a private equity firm and alternative investment platform specializing in multifamily housing and renewable energy development and investment, is partnering with Kiva through Gardner Capital's GCRE Upward Mobility Fund to accelerate...


23 november 2021

09:08
The National Energy Improvement Fund, LLC (NEIF) www.neifund.org, a Certified B-Corptm energy efficiency and resilience improvement lender, has launched the fifth round of a highly successful investment program targeted at smaller ticket investors...

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Calyxt, Inc. , a plant-based synthetic biotechnology company, today announced that management will present at the 2021 Canaccord Genuity AgriFood Tech Innovation Virtual Forum. 2021 Canaccord Genuity AgriFood Tech Innovation Virtual...


22 november 2021

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The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring that First Nations affected by recent flooding in British Columbia are safe and secure, that a coordinated emergency management response is supported, and that communities are positioned for a strong...

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Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. The COVID-19 pandemic has made it clear that affordable housing is key to Canada's recovery, as people in Canadian communities are still having trouble finding safe and affordable...

09:00
The Frederick Arts Council is pleased to announce they have been selected to receive an American Rescue Plan grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to help the arts and cultural sector recover from the pandemic. The FAC is receiving...

05:07
Restart Energy Innovative Technologies AG (REIT) is launching the first sustainable STO on the Swiss Blockchain Platform DAURA. REIT AG is raising 7.99 MN CHF by offering digital participation certificates on the blockchain using SWISSCOM backed...


19 november 2021

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At a time when public awareness and the need for a solid financial position have reached all-time highs, a nationally noted team is introducing a new platform to provide what's been missing: unbiased, engaging, fact-based financial education,...

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Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, issued the following statement in celebration of Women's Entrepreneurship...


18 november 2021

16:29
"Today's announcement by the government of Ontario on a return to a normal secondary school model for all students in the second semester is excellent and welcome news", said Patrick Daly, President of the Ontario Catholic School Trustees'...

09:18
Bin Yuan Capital, an asset management company in China announced today that the firm has committed to the Net Zero Asset Managers (NZAM) Initiative, which is part of the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ) with the goal of achieving...

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To combat the growing mental health crisis and challenges young people face, Sun Life is donating $1 million to Kids Help Phone. This milestone investment will bring life-saving mental health support to Indigenous youth across Canada. Together, Sun...


17 november 2021

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Amgen today announced the awarding of a one-time $25,000 grant to the Bath Institute of Rheumatic Diseases (BIRD) as part of the Understanding Psoriatic Disease Leveraging Insights for Treatment (UPLIFT) Innovation Challenge. In partnership with the...


16 november 2021

09:30
Humber College will receive $750,000 from BMO Financial Group (BMO) to support the next generation of Canadian entrepreneurs, and to help foster a future business community that is more diverse and inclusive....

08:38
Sunwest Bank, a privately held, entrepreneurial business bank serving the Western United States, is pleased to announce it has been named an honoree of The Civic 50 Orange County by OneOC and Points of Light, the world's largest organization...

08:37
Virginia-based Agrology announced today that the company has successfully raised a seed round totaling $815,000 on the Harvest Returns agriculture crowdfunding platform. Agrology is a fast-growing developer of predictive agriculture technologies to...


15 november 2021

14:35
NEI Investments ("NEI") is pleased to announce the successful implementation of changes to NEI Global Growth Fund (the "Fund"). Initially announced on August 5, 2021, the changes include those to the Fund's fundamental investment objectives,...

09:02
Duke Energy has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for North America for the 16th consecutive year as the company leads one of the largest clean energy transformations in the country....

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The Woodforest CEI-Boulos Opportunity Fund, a high-impact commercial real estate Opportunity Zone fund established by Woodforest National Bank® and CEI-Boulos Capital Management, announced its $1.1 million equity investment in the Zero Energy North...

08:38
A United States patent has been filed for an unprecedented application of nanoparticles as a safe, effective and discreet contraceptive. One of the patent-pending formulations would allow for continuous protection from as few as 2 applications per...

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Labatt Breweries of Canada is fuelling Canada's economic recovery with a direct injection of $461.5 million through its capital program focused on sustainability, innovation and production enhancements that will have significant impact on its...


13 november 2021

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Last night came the news that Castellum is ranked sixth among all the world real estate companies. For the sixth year in a row, we achieve top marks in the S&P Corporate Sustainability Assessment (S&P CSA) and are thus the only Nordic real estate...


12 november 2021

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Southern Company, a leading U.S. energy company serving 9 million customers and the founding member of Energy Impact Partners (EIP), a global venture capital platform leading the transition to a sustainable future, announced today the launch of...

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For the first time since its inception, Scotiabank is bringing Girls HockeyFest to Atlantic Canada, elevating the game for 300 girls and women throughout Nova Scotia. In partnership with the Professional Women's Hockey Players Association (PWHPA) and...


11 november 2021

14:47
Ten projects from the Nord-du-Québec region have been selected as part of the Fonds d'initiatives nordiques. In total, over $1,57 million will be granted to fund the selected projects that involve a wide variety of fields such as education,...

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Thirty-two initiatives from all over Northern Québec will receive funding from the Fonds d'initiatives nordiques (FIN). In total, selected projects represent an investment of over $6.1 million. Today, Mr. Jonatan Julien, Minister of Energy and...

12:30
QSL, a world-class company specializing in the operation of port terminals, stevedoring, maritime services, logistics and transportation throughout North America, is now the very first Canadian maritime company to adhere to the United Nations Global...

08:36
NYPPEX, one of the world's leading providers of secondary private equity liquidity, today announced its year-end Guide for Philanthropic Major Gifts of Alternative Assets. Alternative assets include restricted securities in venture-backed private...

08:34
Gravitas Infinitum, a Sustainable Impact Holding Company, headquartered in Naples, FL, has launched the World's first "Carbon Negative" Sustainable Green Bond. Being Showcased at this year's Reuters Responsible Business USA,...


10 november 2021

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Viridis Terra is proud to announce its first TreesOfLives® impact investments in Peru as part of its large-scale forest landscape restoration projects to fight against climate and ecological crises. The organization is also thrilled to announce its...

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BMO Financial Group today announced that BMO EMpower ? BMO's $5 billion, five-year commitment to advancing an inclusive economic recovery in the United States ? has exceeded its early targets, with over $2 billion in commitments over the first 12...

10:10
Airbus Canada commits to contributing to the education and training of aerospace students in Canada. Today, we are proud to announce two new partnerships, one with Polytechnique Montréal and another with McGill University, to offer ten scholarships,...

08:30
Bioenergy Devco ("BDC"), the leading global developer of anaerobic digestion ("AD") facilities that transform organic waste into renewable energy and healthy soil products, today announced it has secured $100 million in financing from funds managed...

06:08
BSR Korea has announced that they recently selected outstanding food manufacturers to develop fortified relief foods as a part of B2G procurement project targeting WFP(World Food Programme) and/or IFRC(International Federation of Red Cross and Red...


9 november 2021

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Dr. Thomas H. Powell, interim president of Frederick Community College, has announced 17 College initiatives chosen to receive funding from the newly created President's Innovation Fund. Dr. Powell announced the creation of this fund in September to...

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WESTAF (Western States Arts Federation) is thrilled to announce that it will be awarding grant funding to 44 arts and culture organizations across the West, with at least two grants awarded per state at an average level of $35,000 each, as part of...

08:38
Backstop Solutions Group, a leading provider of software and data solutions to the institutional investment industry, today published a report based on a survey of 131 allocator professionals. The study indicates that, although allocators desire to...

08:38
Ranked second in the world in women's standup paddleboard, North Carolina's April Zilg overcame punishing weather conditions and captured both the Graveyard Race and APP Sprint titles in the 2021 Carolina Cup. "It feels absolutely amazing, like a...

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On Thursday, November 18th at 7:00 pm EST, Canadians are invited to tune into St. Michael's Foundation's bigger and bolder Angels Den competition streaming online at angelsden.ca. During the hour-long episode, six teams of Canadian scientists will...

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