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BNY Mellon Opened America’s First Bank By And For Women in 1921

(3BL Media/Justmeans) –Around the world today there are approximately 98 million girls who are not in school. While, again globally, one in three women will experience gender-based violence in her lifetime and in the developing world, one in seven girls are married before their 15th birthday, with some child brides as young as eight or nine.

DHL Transforms Rural Africa with New Cargo Service

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Parts of Africa remain vastly unexplored, with many remote regions in inaccessible for trade even as it has been widely acknowledged that international trade plays a crucial role in development and poverty reduction in the continent.

China’s New Bank To Fight Poverty With The World Bank

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – So far, more than 50 countries have either joined or applied to be members of the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). The bank's progress demonstrates China’s approach to shaping the Asia-Pacific region. The forming of the AIIB is a leading-edge geopolitical, economic story.

Investment Impacts of Climate Change

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - We’ve all heard a lot about what we can expect from a changing climate. There will be increased droughts and flooding, food prices will likely rise, as will the level of the ocean. Growing seasons will shift as will the migration patterns of animals. Some species will move into areas where they had not previously been found.

Global Food Chain Riddled with Food Waste

As part of BNY Mellon’s global initiative to raise awareness of food security and waste, R. Jeep Bryant, executive vice president for marketing and corporate affairs, shares his thoughts on the issues. This is the last in a four-part series.

Mabuhay, Business: Sustainable Development and Foreign Direct Investment in the Philippines

No longer the "sick man of Asia," the Philippines proved to be economically resilient through the global financial crisis, emerging as a good place to do business. But will increased foreign direct investment inflows support the nation's sustainable development goals?

Shortlist Announced for 2012 FT/IFC Sustainable Finance Awards

"This is a very impressive list of nominees, combining institutions we know well from previous years with new names that are beginning to make a mark in this important field." -- Martin Dickson, Deputy Editor, Financial Times, and Co-chair of Sustainable Finance Awards judging panel

A Win-Win for Women: New Calvert Foundation Impact Investment Initiative Gets $1 Million Citi Grant

A new impact investment initiative aims to create opportunities for underserved women around the world

Women's History Month may be over, but as the many events and panel discussions held at the United Nations on and around March 8 to celebrate International Women's Day showed, not only is there much work yet to be done, it's getting done.

Show Wind the Money: Financing Renewable Energy in a Sluggish World Economy

Amidst the financial crisis, many banks are lending less. What does that mean for renewables?

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