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Republic Services Named to Barron's 100 Most Sustainable Companies List

Rankings Based on ESG Performance Indicators Including Impact on the Environment, Employees, Communities and Customer Experience
Press Release

PHOENIX, February 23, 2021 /3BLMedia/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) has been named to Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies list for the third time, highlighting the Company’s efforts to benefit key stakeholders, including the environment, employees, customers, communities and shareholders. The recognition comes after a year of unprecedented challenges, in which Republic Services launched a multimillion initiative to support its essential workers and small businesses across the country.

Anheuser-Busch InBev Announces 10.1 Billion USD Sustainability Linked Revolving Credit Facility

Inaugural Participation in the Sustainable Finance Market with Largest Ever Sustainability Linked Revolving Credit Facility; First Among Publicly Listed Alcohol Beverage Companies
Press Release

/3BL Media/ — Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (“AB InBev”) (Euronext: ABI) (NYSE: BUD) (MEXBOL: ANB)  (JSE: ANH) today announced the successful signing of a new 10.1 billion USD Sustainability Linked Loan Revolving  Credit Facility (“SLL RCF”), which replaces its existing 9.0 billion USD Revolving Credit Facility.  

CIT Serves As Co-lead Arranger on $93.3 Million Battery Storage Portfolio

Press Release

NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) recently announced that its Power and Energy business served as a co-lead arranger on a $93.3 million financing for a portfolio of six battery energy storage systems located in Texas.

ESG and Sustainable Investing

Article

CFA Society Chicago member Monique Thanos, CFA, talks with Emily Lawrence, Director of Sustainable Investing at Northern Trust Asset Management on the evolution of ESG in investing.

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Northern Trust Accounts for ESG Factors Now in the Spotlight

by LIZ SKINNER
Article

Mike Hunstad, head of quantitative strategies for Northern Trust Asset Management, has watched socially responsible investing move way beyond negative screens that defined the space 30 years ago and he contends that investors “can have their cake and eat it too.” 

Land Betterment Corporation's Land Betterment Exchange Featured on Inside Indiana Business

Statewide business network highlights the Company’s efforts in creating an efficient marketplace for environmental and social investments
Press Release

FISHERS, Ind., February 12, 2021 /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, today announced its featured article on Inside Indiana Business highlighting its Land Betterment Exchange (LBX).    

4 Steps to Sustainable Investing

These four steps can guide a dynamic sustainable investing strategy for the long term.
Blog

For institutional asset owners, the case for incorporating sustainable investing into portfolio management is only getting stronger. As the wide-ranging implications of sustainability issues, such as public health, climate change and social justice, become more apparent, so too have they become essential to effectively assessing investment risks and opportunities.

Moody's - Sustainable Bond Issuance to Hit a Record $650 Billion in 2021

Summary: 
  • Moody's forecasts $375 billion of green bonds, $150 billion of social bonds, $125 billion of sustainability bonds in 2021
  • Sustainable bonds could represent 8-10% of total global bond issuance in 2021
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  • Moody's forecasts $375 billion of green bonds, $150 billion of social bonds, $125 billion of sustainability bonds in 2021
  • Sustainable bonds could represent 8-10% of total global bond issuance in 2021

Study Reveals Responsible Business Potential of Hispanic America

Sustainability reporting is spreading in the region, according to new research
Press Release

February 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Research into corporate transparency practices in Hispanic American capital markets has set a benchmark for the prevalence of sustainability reporting in the region. The GRI study involved all 762 listed companies in five countries – Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru – and found that 37.5% produce a report.

CBRE Global Investors Closes First Bond Issuance in EMEA, Based on Green Credentials

Press Release

LONDON, January 29, 2021 /3BL Media / – A fund sponsored by CBRE Global Investors has priced its inaugural Green Eurobond debt offering of senior unsecured notes raising €500 million. The issuance marks the first ever Issuance Direct from a SICAV Structure in the Investment Grade Corporate Bond Market, as well as the first issuance executed directly from a fund-level entity.

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