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Why Pets Could Be a Long-Tail Investment Trend

The $100 billion pet industry is poised to nearly triple to $275 billion by 2030 thanks to a surge in new owners, favorable demographics and increased per-pet spending.
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The pandemic has upended the lives of humans, but for pets, it's been a bonanza: Their owners have been home all day, showering them with attention and treats.

A lot of new faces are also turning up at the dog park. Morgan Stanley’s housing strategists estimate that the growth trend of U.S. pet ownership more than tripled during the pandemic, while spending on everything from veterinary care to pet accessories has proven resilient, even during the recession.

Black & Veatch Management Consulting Names New Leaders to Accelerate Growth in Transactions and Infrastructure Modernization

Demand for transaction analysis and infrastructure services leads global management consulting leader to elevate team leaders
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ – As organizations around the globe work to modernize aging infrastructure, embrace decarbonization and adopt advanced technologies, Black & Veatch Management Consulting, LLC, announces today that it has promoted  three leaders to expand its strategic services for new and existing clients.

ESG Ratings: Naive Hubris or a Practical Solution for Investors Seeking Responsible Outcomes?

by Katy Quicke
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It may come as some surprise that sustainable investing turned a corner as the Covid-19 pandemic upturned the world and played havoc with financial markets.

The global disruption has brought into sharp focus the need for a more responsible approach to world politics and capital allocation.

The vaccine roll-out has switched on the light at the end of a long tunnel and investors are committed more than ever to making the ‘right’ investments, as the lens is once again fine-tuned on climate change and social equality issues.

Sustainability in the Capital Markets is Here to Stay

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Green and sustainable finance has moved from being a niche play to taking pole position in the global economic race over the past decade. It has been transformed from a nice-to-have agenda item to an urgent discussion in the global capital markets.

As the pace of growth for sustainable finance and impact investing continues to speed up, green and sustainability-linked bonds have gained significant traction among businesses seeking to capitalise on their long-term sustainability performance. 

Land Betterment Corporation Secures Initial Funding of its Impact Notes

Growth capital will support job creation and sustainable economic development throughout Central Appalachian and Midwest communities
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FISHERS, Ind., April 13, 2021 /3BL Media / Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining and industrial sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, today announced the Company has successfully secured a commitment of $3.0 million of funding under its Impact Note. 

Igniting an Innovation Culture

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It’s probably happened to us all. We’re given directions to a friend or colleague’s home in a remote area, and try as we might, we can’t find the location on our maps or apps.

For most of us, it’s an occasional annoyance. But for frontline CLP employees performing routine meter reading services everyday, confusing street numbers and vague addresses could cost them a huge amount of time and effort.

T. Rowe Price Launches First Impact Fund

New Global Impact Equity Fund is the firm’s first strategy allowing investors to pursue both financial gain and their environmental and social equity goals. The fund, offered initially to U.S. investors, will rely upon T. Rowe’s deep fundamental research
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March 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ - T. Rowe Price (NASDAQ-GS: TROW) today launched its first product giving investors the opportunity to simultaneously pursue their financial goals and to have a positive impact on the global environment and social equity issues. The T. Rowe Price Global Impact Equity Fund recognizes the significant, secular changes afoot in financial markets as many investors seek to marry these goals and as corporations, investors and other stakeholders increasingly appreciate the link between societal good and financial performance.  

Dow Signs MoU to Establish South China Specialties Hub

Summary: 
  • World-class manufacturing base will enhance Asia Pacific customers’ local access to innovative material science solutions
  • Further positions Dow to capture growth in world’s largest chemicals market
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  • World-class manufacturing base will enhance Asia Pacific customers’ local access to innovative material science solutions
  • Further positions Dow to capture growth in world’s largest chemicals market

SCS Global Services Welcomes Safety and Sustainability Market Veterans to Its Ranks

Demand for Certification Services Strengthens Despite Pandemic
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EMERYVILLE, Calif. ,  /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services, an international pioneer and leader in sustainability standards development and third-party certification of environmental, social, safety and quality performance, is proud to announce the addition of five new experts to its senior management staff. Industry veterans Carey Allen, Henning Bloech, Jenny Oorbeck, Vik Ahuja and Tom Ehart have joined the fold, each enriching SCS with decades of experience as the company continues its rapid growth trajectory.

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