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How Sustainable Are Corporate Pensions?

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Climate change, the low-carbon transition and sustainable development pose some of the greatest challenges of the 21st century. The global transition is well underway and has urgent and wide-ranging implications for companies, policymakers and investors. This requires integrated thinking across the board from corporates - but do workplace pensions schemes and business strategies sufficiently reflect this?

Investing in Our Nation’s Future: No One Left Behind

By Will deHoo Founder & Executive Director, FoolProof Foundation and the Walter Cronkite Project
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Walter Cronkite was the legendary CBS anchorman known as “The most trusted man in America.” In 2003, 84-year-old Walter took me, then 23-years-old, on the first of many spins on his sailing vessel, the Wyntje. We talked constantly while tacking our way through the mountain-bordered waters of the British Virgin Islands.

eBay Launches ‘Retail Revival’ Program to Boost Small Businesses

Partnering with the City of Akron, Ohio, eBay will empower local entrepreneurs to harness the power of technology and ecommerce.
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by: Kendall Fields

Members of eBay’s leadership team gathered with the Akron Mayor’s office, local government officials, representatives from the Downtown Akron Partnership and area small business owners to celebrate the launch of eBay’s Retail Revival program on Friday, January 19, in Akron, Ohio. Through the 12-month pilot, eBay and the city of Akron aim to advance existing economic development efforts by harnessing the power of technology and eBay’s global marketplace in support of the local business community.

Agenda for International Women’s Day Forum Is Now Live!

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The agenda for International Women's Day Forum is now live! Check out the full lineup of speakers and featured topics here, including deep-dive working sessions and networking opportunities. This year's forum, Partner With Purpose: Business for Gender Equality, will cover emerging trends, best practices, and solutions to achieve full gender equality. 

TransCanada Declares Quarterly Dividends

TransCanada reports record financial results in 2017 and raises dividend 10.4 per cent
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CALGARY, Canada, February 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ - TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada or the Company) today announced that the Board of Directors (Board) of TransCanada declared a quarterly dividend of $0.69 per common share for the quarter ending March 31, 2018 on the Company's outstanding common shares. The common share dividend is payable on April 30, 2018 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 29, 2018.

Third-Party Diamond Certification First to Use Advanced Laser Testing to Trace Diamonds from Mine to Market

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EMERYVILLE, Calif., February 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Diamond traceability back to the mine of origin – vital to the international due diligence movement for precious gems and minerals – just took a giant step forward.

Millennials & Money: We’re Not as Different as You Think

By Kelly Coyne, VP, Global Women’s Strategies, Impax Asset Mgmt/Pax World Funds
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The financial services industry is a bit obsessed with trying to understand the next generation of investors – the notorious millennials. And for good reason – millennials represent the largest generation in history with a spending power of $1.5 trillion and growing. Many millennials are well into their wealth accumulation phase and have already begun to inherit more than $30 trillion in the largest wealth transfer of all time.

Carbon Tracker Unveils 2˚C Compliant Scenario Analysis Tool on Bloomberg App Portal

New 2˚C scenario analysis tool is powered by data from Rystad Energy
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The Carbon Tracker Initiative, an independent financial think tank, announced today that its in-depth analysis of the impact of climate change on a company’s exposure to carbon transition risk is available through 2˚C Scenario Analysis Tool on the Bloomberg App Portal at {APPS TRACK <GO>}.

Wells Fargo Donates $250,000 for Nashville-Area Revitalization Efforts

Local NeighborhoodLIFT grants support affordable housing, health and wellness
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NASHVILLE, Tenn., February 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced a total of $250,000 in donations for two local nonprofits to help revitalize Nashville neighborhoods through the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT® program.

Identified in collaboration with the city of Nashville, the Wells Fargo grants will provide support for new construction of affordable housing as well as for health and wellness.

AIM2Flourish: business Education Meets Business for Good

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AIM2Flourish, an initiative of the Fowler Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit at the Weatherhead School of Management – Case Western Reserve University, prepares the next generation of business leaders to become the most powerful force for doing good while doing well. Learn more here - http://aim2flourish.com

By Megan Buchter, Operations Manager, AIM2Flourish at Fowler Center for Business
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AIM2Flourish, an initiative of the Fowler Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit at the Weatherhead School of Management – Case Western Reserve University, prepares the next generation of business leaders to become the most powerful force for doing good while doing well. Learn more here - http://aim2flourish.com

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