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ESG Disclosure #1 Topic of Engagements in 2019 Between T. Rowe Price and Company Managements

Climate Change Risk is Rising, But Longer-Term Vulnerabilities Masked by Limited Impact on Near-Term Cash Flows
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ESG Disclosure #1 Topic of Engagements in 2019 Between T. Rowe Price and Company Managements 

Climate Change Risk is Rising, But Longer-Term Vulnerabilities Masked by Limited Impact on Near-Term Cash Flows

Income Inequality Is One of the Defining Socioeconomic Issues of Our Time—Coronavirus Pandemic Further Heightens the Importance of This Investment Issue

Shareholder Proposals Mean Well, But Are Not Effective at Driving Meaningful Change

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ESG Disclosure #1 Topic of Engagements in 2019 Between T. Rowe Price and Company Managements 

Climate Change Risk is Rising, But Longer-Term Vulnerabilities Masked by Limited Impact on Near-Term Cash Flows

Income Inequality Is One of the Defining Socioeconomic Issues of Our Time—Coronavirus Pandemic Further Heightens the Importance of This Investment Issue

Shareholder Proposals Mean Well, But Are Not Effective at Driving Meaningful Change

Vancity Returns $18.3 Million – 30 Per Cent of 2019 Net Income – to Members and Communities

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Ever since Vancity was formed in 1946, it has used the tools of finance to do right by the world. More than 70 years later, Vancity’s 2019 annual report celebrates the credit union’s long-term authenticity as a financial co-operative. Vancity in 2019: Supporting members and communities in a changing world is Vancity’s last annual report of the decade and includes key achievements from the past ten years.

Register Now! Join us May 12th to Learn How to Create a Corporate Giving Program in the Time of COVID-19

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Join us May 12, 2020 at 3:30 PM EDT
~ Hosted by our Partner Pinkaloo ~

Between workplace giving programs, employee assistance funds (EAFs), crowd-fundraising campaigns, and matching gift programs, employers have an arsenal of options for supporting their employees and the community in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Preparedness as a Pathway to Resilience in Haiti

by Stephanie Manciagli, Whole Planet Foundation Program Manager for Latin America & the Caribbean
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Whole Planet Foundation has been alleviating poverty through microcredit in Haiti since 2009. 

The Dow of Deception: Mark Tulay

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As the horrendous economic news continues to pile up, somehow stock prices keep bouncing back, leaving many of us scratching our heads. This week’s guest on Sea Change Radio tries to help us make sense of it all. Mark Tulay, a consultant and expert in the field of sustainable investing, breaks down how Wall St. can essentially ignore economic reality, and how the stock market paints a picture of economic health despite the tens of millions of Americans suddenly out of work. Will Wall St.

ESG Strategies Are Working in the Downturn

By Derek Deutsch, Portfolio Manager, ClearBridge Investments
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The financial market downturn has negatively impacted most U.S. companies and their stocks, some more than others. Essentially out of nowhere, companies are being forced to respond to an almost completely new public health reality. Management teams are trying to conserve costs while treating employees compassionately, ensuring safety and allocating capital appropriately.

At times like this, do environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment strategies matter?

The Road to a Vaccine, Ep. 4: What Doctors on the Front Lines of COVID-19 Are Now Saying About the Virus

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This new eight-episode educational video series will examine the latest efforts to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and break down the complex process of developing a vaccine.

Each week our host Lisa Ling will talk to leading scientists and researchers, healthcare workers on the front lines and public health experts around the world working collaboratively to help bring an end to the deadly pandemic.

Strong Commitment Toward Sustainability Continues for Sappi North America in 2019 Sustainability Report

Leading paper and packaging supplier highlights collaborative results in annual report
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BOSTON, May 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ –  Sappi North America, Inc., a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper, packaging products and dissolving pulp, today released its 2019 Sustainability Report, illustrating the bright future for sustainability within the company.

ClearBridge Addresses Environmental Risks and Potential Solutions With Publicly-Traded Companies

Carbon Emissions, Plastic Waste and Water Management Also Featured in Annual Impact Report
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NEW YORK, May 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ – ClearBridge Investments has identified environmental changes as the most significant risk to the long-term health of publicly-traded companies, and remains committed to engaging with the companies in its portfolios to improve reporting and business performance.

Demand From Investors for Investment Managers to Demonstrate Additional Value Beyond Traditional Risk & Return Considerations

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We are experiencing a transition to an era where total social benefit is becoming an increasingly important metric for the perceived value of products and services. Consequently, the investment industry is risking its enduring relevance and credibility by assessing and subsequently rewarding success through solely financial metrics.

In this segment, experts discuss the demand from investors for investment managers to demonstrate additional value beyond traditional risk & return considerations.

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