Intelligent, connected, adaptable cities offer solutions for a growing and shifting population.
While there are always a litany of disquieting world events happening at any given time, I find myself particularly troubled by two recent headlines: the uncontrolled wildfires raging throughout California and the refugee crisis in Europe. While both of these tragic situations are devastating in and of themselves, I’m deeply distraught by the striking reality that furious fires and mass refugee migrations are going to become common occurrences in our future.
The Recycle Now campaign educates and inspires our employees to recycle more at work as part of our company’s commitment to environmental sustainability. To learn more, visit bankofamerica.com/environment.
$600 Million Bond Will Fund Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects
May 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Bank of America Corporation announced it has issued its second green bond for $600 million in aggregate principal amount, part of Bank of America’s ongoing commitment to accelerating the transition to a low-carbon economy by advancing renewable energy and promoting energy efficiency.
The greening of the finance sector is leading to a credit squeeze in the extractive industry. That’s the conclusion of a recent report on Mondaq, a website that provides global coverage of legal, financial, and regulatory issues. The current climate of controversy about oil sands extraction in Canada, coal-fired power plants in the U.S., and conflict metals and minerals in Africa is causing financial entities to increasingly consider environmental, social, and governmental issues in their investment decision-making process. For example, a long list of U.S.
New Research Identifies Opportunities to Increase Funding and Collaboration to Scale Effective Services That Measurably Improve the Lives of Veterans and Their Families
Feb. 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Bank of America today announced the results of a first-of-its-kind study exploring opportunities to use pay-for-success (PFS) programs and other innovative forms of social financing and impact investing to expand social service programs for U.S. military veterans.
Points of Light, an organization dedicated to volunteer service, and its partner Bloomberg have announced their annual Civic 50 list of good corporate citizens. The Civic 50 chooses the 50 most community-minded companies in the U.S. as evaluated in an annual survey. Winners were chosen based on four criteria of community engagement: investment of resources, integration of program with business strategy, institutionalization of support, and measured impact. All U.S. companies with revenues of $1 billion or more were eligible for this year’s list.