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News by subject: SRI

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15 november 2021

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...

07:00
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

07:54
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

16:00
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...

09:00
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,...

14:00
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

15:58
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...

10:15
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

10:00
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...

08:53
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...

08:00
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...


8 november 2021

11:39
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...

08:37
If you're still in doubts about climate change, then watch the free award-winning Voice of the Glaciers documentary and see how some glaciers have completely disappeared from the Norwegian arctic island Svalbard compared to pictures taken from the...


5 november 2021

10:30
The Fonds de solidarité FTQ (the "Fonds") and EDC are continuing the partnership formed in fall 2020 to support businesses during the pandemic. The two organizations have invested in ABIPA International, the new group formed by Abipa Canada and the...

02:00
The UAE Sustainable Finance Working Group, comprised of numerous federal and local UAE regulators and exchanges chaired by Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM),  has issued a High-Level Statement on Sustainable Finance detailing their commitment to...


4 november 2021

12:00
In the presence of the Honourable Marc Garneau, member of parliament representing Westmount NDG, and Ms. Caroline Savic, Chief of Staff of Jennifer Maccarone, MNA for Westmount?Saint-Louis, PUR Immobilia, EMD-Batimo and Roland Hakim Consultant have...


3 november 2021

14:40
IDB Invest announces the issuance of a 50 million Australian dollar, 10-year fixed rate bond, the first blue bond in Latin America and the Caribbean. The announcement was made at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) and highlights IDB Group's...

13:30
Gabriella White, LLC, parent company to Summer Classics and Gabby is delighted to announce its continuation of their national partnership with Children's Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN Hospitals). The fundraising relationship between Gabriella White...

10:05
Social Impact Capital (SIC) announces the close of a $42M Fund I, one of the largest venture capital funds raised by a solo female GP. The raise allows SIC to put more money behind financing the "Best Ideas in Impact" at the earliest stages using...


2 november 2021

18:44
In the summer of 1975 inventor Josh Reynolds and former US Congressman Joseph DioGuardi "shocked the world" with their release of the Mood Stone ring. Now it's about to re-emerge as a "physical" NFT. The asset is the property of NFT Creative...


1 november 2021

17:20
Back for 2021, the SID + ANN MASHBURN holiday Shop for Hunger Card event will run Oct. 29 ? Nov. 6, 2021. During this exciting, week-long event, in-store shoppers who make a one-time $60 donation to SOME (So Others Might Eat) at the SID + ANN...

13:01
The 5th anniversary of the Future Investment Initiative closed with a session dedicated to building the next generation of leaders....

08:33
2021 has solidified Brandefined's mark in the space of advertising, earning the agency a well-deserved spot in the top-five finalists for the Better Business Bureau's 2021 Torch Awards for Ethics, the highest recognition for accredited businesses...


29 october 2021

09:01
To equip chief financial officers (CFOs) and finance teams with the tools to drive action on sustainability within their organizations, an international group of CFOs, part of Accounting for Sustainability (A4S), have launched the 'Essential Guide to...

09:00
Xplornet Communications Inc., Canada's largest rural-focused broadband provider, announced today that construction of its fibre cable has started on the Confederation Bridge in Prince Edward Island. This milestone is part of a broader network...


28 october 2021

11:15
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation, a long-time partner of An Achievable Dream (AAD), renewed its support for the 2021-2022 year with a $100,000 grant. The Foundation is committed to partnering with organizations like AAD to provide...

10:00
Crossroads Insurance Recovery Advocates, LLC announces the launch of its Empowering Women Scholarship for 2021-2022. The new scholarship program is aimed at helping female students who have shown great character by overcoming difficulties in their...

09:00
Bloomsburg University and Phi Iota Chi alumna, Brittany Scharr, answered her calling during the COVID-19 pandemic. Days before Christmas, state lawmakers announced a second statewide shut down, halting indoor dining during the cold winter months. A...

09:00
A green bond premium, or "greenium," is fueling a wave of investments in environmental sustainability in the Great Lakes St. Lawrence region. A new study finds that public bond issuers in the region can lower their borrowing cost by using green...

09:00
ClubNFT, the company building next-generation infrastructure solutions to discover, protect and share non-fungible tokens (NFTs) for digital artwork, announced $3M in seed funding; its official company launch; and its first solution, which will allow...

08:38
Technics Publications (https://technicspub.com/) today announced the immediate availability of the new book Data Literacy: Achieving Higher Productivity for Citizens, Knowledge Workers, and Organizations. The book objectively defines data literacy...

07:05
Friendship Place, the nonprofit leading the fight to end homelessness in the Washington, D.C. region, announced that it has been selected as a beneficiary of The Washington Post Helping Hand giving initiative. The designation follows a rigorous...


27 october 2021

17:57
Immediately following the first all-women UN mission to Afghanistan since takeover by the de facto authorities, Yasmine Sherif, Director of Education Cannot Wait - the United Nations global fund for education in emergencies and protracted crises -...

08:55
ACP Investment Group, LLC (ACP), a wholly-owned subsidiary of NYPPEX Holdings, one of the world's leading providers of secondary private equity liquidity, today announced its intent to appeal to the New York State Court of Appeals in its dispute with...


26 october 2021

17:53
The Future Investment...

15:30
Equitable School Revolving Fund (ESRF) announced that it has closed over $250 million of A-rated "Social Bond" verified proceeds to support its mission to provide affordable financing to public charter schools that promote social and racial equity...


25 october 2021

08:37
Planning Across The Spectrum, in collaboration with Tenpath Financial Group, announces the launch of the Neurodiversity Index (AU 79 Index), an equally weighted index measuring the performance of the top 79 US-listed companies that have made a...


20 october 2021

16:08
CommonSpirit Health, in partnership with Dignity Health Global Education (DHGE), today announced the launch of the CommonSpirit Equity Impact Scholarship, a $3 million scholarship program to create opportunities that support more diverse leadership...

09:01
First Affirmative Financial Network and YourStake today announced a historic first: a direct index solution with data-driven Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) customization down to the company equity level, along with tax loss harvesting,...

03:31
Klarna, a leading global retail bank, payments, and shopping service, has announced its investment of over 1 million USD into innovators such as Heirloom and Climeworks selected from the climate transformation portfolio (CTP), using donations...

03:10
SKF today announces its commitment to have a supply chain with net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Rickard Gustafson, President and CEO, says: "Having already made significant progress on our journey to reducing emissions from our own...

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