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Watch: Land Betterment Corporation’s Impact Minute Episode 2

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Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is proud to release Episode 2 of its Impact Minute video blog.  The impact Minute is a weekly, short video series where members of the Company’s management team discuss entrepreneurship and creating sustainable business that aim to address environmental and social issues. 

Frederick Kaufman: Voices Inside Our Heads

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When faced with something overwhelming, terrifying, or incomprehensible, the human mind can get pretty creative. This week on Sea Change Radio, we speak to author Frederick Kaufman about the common threads running through pandemics, money, and food systems: namely, conspiracy theories.

CIT Provides $37.3 Million Investment for Jordan Downs Apartment Project

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PASADENA, Calif., May 20, 2020 /3BL Media/— CIT and its Pasadena-based banking subsidiary CIT Bank, N.A. today announced a $37.3 million investment in the Jordan Downs Apartments Project, a 92-unit multifamily apartment complex to support low-to-moderate income families in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles.

COVID-19 Cares Act Provides Tax Break for Commercial Flooring Investments

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CALHOUN, Ga., May 18, 2020 /3BL Media/—The recently enacted Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, also referred to as the “CARES Act,” contains several tax breaks designed to help businesses and workers get back on their feet as quickly as possible. Included within this legislation is a new tax benefit for renovating or improving business properties.

Martin Currie Calls for Asset Management Coalition to Drive Change

Group Efforts Multiply Value of ESG Investing
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May 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Martin Currie, the active equity specialist and steward of £9,703 billion (USD12,031 billion) in assets under management, calls on other asset managers to create coalitions in order to drive change.

COVID-19 and ESG: Prepare for the New Normal

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By Bonnie M. Wongtrakool
Global Head of ESG Investments/Portfolio Manager
Western Asset Management Company, LLC

As we claw out of the rubble from the pandemic, it is increasingly clear that we will not suddenly resume our pre-COVID ways of life. Though some of the changes made in response to the pandemic may ultimately revert back to normal, in other areas our understanding of what is “normal” has been irreversibly altered. One such case is our understanding of the role of the corporation in society, and the real drivers of enterprise value.

The Call to Action for Vulnerability & Courage in Leading Risk

by Kendelle Tekstar, Senior Product Manager at Acre Frameworks
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In the midst of the evolution of the health and safety industry, where human skills are being championed with equal weight as technical skills, a call to action has emerged for more courageous leaders. What does it really mean to be a ‘courageous’ leader though? The Acre Frameworks team has been fortunate enough to build a relationship with an individual driving the daring leadership movement, Adé Adeniji.​​

Northern Trust Provides $100 Million in Small Business Support

Investment to back CDFIs deploying Paycheck Protection loans
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CHICAGO, May 11, 2020, /3BL Media/- Northern Trust Corporation (Nasdaq: NTRS) announced today it is providing $100 million in low-cost funding to assist Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) as they provide loans to small businesses and non-profit organizations under the federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

Watch Land Betterment Corporation’s Impact Minute Episode 1

Company discusses Impact Investing in its weekly video blog
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FISHERS, Ind., May 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is proud to release its first episode of the Impact Minute.  The impact Minute is a weekly, short video series where members of the Company’s management team discuss entrepreneurship and creating sustainable business that aim to address environmental and social issues. 

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. 

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