Great Recession

UPS Longitudes | Pursuing a More Equitable World

Marc Morial @ National Urban League
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Deadly disease; economic hardship; racial unrest — the United States is living through a triple pandemic. For more than a century, the National Urban League has been an economic first responder, helping families through their most trying crises. Now, in this triple pandemic, we’re rising to the challenge with urgency, expertise and deep compassion.

How Positive "Impact Bonds" Build on Strong Foundations

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by Benjamin Bailey, CFA, Praxis Mutual Funds & Everence Financial 

Praxis Mutual Fund shareholders expect us to invest with their values in mind. The Praxis Impact Bond Fund turned 25 this year and through the first half of the fund’s tenure we diligently focused on screening out holdings contrary to those shared values. In 2006, our eyes were opened by a public bond offering that showed us what positive impact bonds (those bonds that make a positive impact on the climate and/or communities) could do.

Heartland Monitor Poll: Insights on the New Economic Landscape

More Than 14,000 Interviews as Part of the Allstate-National Journal Heartland Monitor Series Reveal American Optimism in the Face of a Gloomy Economic Outlook
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Thought Leader Summits in Tampa and Charlotte explore Heartland findings and the implications for 2012 elections

Green Revolution Gives Students Careers for the Future

College students gain work experience and earn money working as Green Consultants
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While the Great Recession has been declared officially over, the economic wreckage is still with us and will take years to repair. Unemployment is stuck near 10% it will be 2013 or later until unemployment falls to pre-recession levels. The problem is particularly bad for young people, with unemployment reaching over 50% for those between ages 16 and 24 during the summer. Tired of waiting for someone else to give them a job, many young people are turning to green consulting with companies like Green Revolution to create their own jobs. Get in touch with them to see how you can be a part of it. The more that they succeed, the more that we all do.

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While the Great Recession has been declared officially over, the economic wreckage is still with us and will take years to repair. Unemployment is stuck near 10% it will be 2013 or later until unemployment falls to pre-recession levels. The problem is particularly bad for young people, with unemployment reaching over 50% for those between ages 16 and 24 during the summer. Tired of waiting for someone else to give them a job, many young people are turning to green consulting with companies like Green Revolution to create their own jobs. Get in touch with them to see how you can be a part of it. The more that they succeed, the more that we all do.

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