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Trends in Sustainable Responsible Impact Investing

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The 2014 U.S. Sustainable, Responsible and Impact Investing Trends Report
 
Sustainable, Responsible and Impact Investing (SRI) in the United States has grown substantially over the past two years. The total US-domiciled assets under management using SRI strategies expanded from $3.74 trillion at the start of 2012 to $6.57 trillion at the start of 2014, an increase of 76 percent, according to the US SIF Foundation’s latest biennial survey, the Report on US Sustainable, Responsible and Impact Investing Trends 2014
 

BNY Mellon Contributes More Than $3 Million and 7,000 Hours of Volunteer Service to Boston-area Nonprofits During 2014

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BOSTON, December 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – BNY Mellon, the global leader in investment management and investment services, and its employees donated more than $3 million and 7,000 hours of volunteer service to Boston-area nonprofits during 2014.

BNY Mellon Contributes More Than $8 Million and 20,000 Hours of Volunteer Service to Pittsburgh-area Nonprofits During 2014

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PITTSBURGH, December 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – BNY Mellon, the global leader in investment management and investment services, and its employees donated more than $8 million and 20,000 hours of volunteer service to Pittsburgh-area nonprofits during 2014.

Wesley Wright Shares Passion for Service with Action Team Captains

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It was an evening for reminiscing, when Major Leaguer Wesley Wright was reunited with New Hope Academy Action Team Captains on the final Conference Call of the 2014 calendar year.

On December 12, just days before the conference call, Wesley joined teens and adults coordinators from Prattville, Alabama’s New Hope Academy, one of the newest Action Teams, during a holiday senior luncheon and dance party for residents at the nearby Gillespie Senior Center.

High School Volunteers Get In On The ”Action”

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Between homework, sports, club activities, part-time jobs and other after-school obligations, high school is a busy time in a young person’s life. So it’s not surprising that students take their free time very seriously.

Yet, every year thousands of these busy teens dedicate a portion of that valuable free time to give back to their communities under a nationwide program established in partnership by Major League baseball players and Volunteers of America. These students make up the Action Team.

generationOn and Hasbro Celebrate More Than 128,000 Kids and Teens Bringing Joy to Their Communities This Holiday Season

$1 Million in Toys and Games Donated to Toys for Tots through Holiday Service
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New York, Dec. 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Today marks the completion of the 5th annual, record-breaking Joy Maker Challenge, a month-long effort that turns acts of youth service into donations of toys and games to Toys for Tots. The campaign is organized by generationOn, the youth service division of Points of Light, with the generous support of Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS).

P&G Celebrates 10 years of Providing Clean Drinking Water and Improving Global Health

P&G recognizes its partners at the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting
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NEW YORK, September 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ –The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) honored the critical role P&G’s partners  have played in the Company’s efforts to provide safe drinking water and help save lives around the world.

Petroleum Marketing Group and CITGO Fund Playground for Foster Children

Local CITGO Marketer Provides Support to National Center for Children and Families’ Clinton Farm Foster Home
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Woodbridge, Va., Dec. 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Since its founding in 2001, local CITGO Marketer Petroleum Marketing Group (PMG) has maintained a strong commitment to its surrounding community. After a recent visit to The National Center for Children and Families’ (NCCF) Clinton Farm in Clinton, Md., PMG saw a great opportunity to bring more positive experiences to children there as well as 100 other local foster homes.

Coca-Cola Recognized by State Department for Typhoon Haiyan Relief

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Just over a year ago, Typhoon Haiyan – also known as Typhoon Yolanda – devastated central Philippines.

Action Team Blog Series: How the Action Team Experience has Shaped my future Goals

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I am currently a senior at my school and have been an active member of the Action Team since freshman year. My role as a captain is to plan and organize community service events for students and we do so almost every weekend. 
 
Our school’s efforts include feeding the homeless, working at a food bank and distributing groceries to elderly low-income senior citizens. I also encourage other members of my community to become involved in serving those in need. 
 

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