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Sustainability and the Shifting Retail Landscape in Latin America

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In the latest episode of the CGF Podcast, host Louise Chester talks to Carlos Mario Giraldo Moreno, CEO of Grupo Exito, and Board member of The Consumer Goods Forum.  Carlos Mario shares his thoughts on corporate responsibility in the post-covid world, the company’s work on sustainability and health, as well as consumer and retail trends in Colombia and Latin America.

ImpactAssets Strengthens Investment and Client Engagement With Three Strategic Promotions

Appointments reflect rapid growth as impact investments surge 60 percent and grants jump 76 percent in 2020.
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BETHESDA, Md., September 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - ImpactAssets, a leading $1.6 billion impact investing firm, announced three promotions across its investment and business development teams:

The Challenge of a Generation: 'The Carbon Neutral Pig' Examines Farmers' Role in Climate Action

U.S. Farmers & Ranchers in Action Launches a Sequel to Its 2019 Short Film, '30 Harvests'
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CHESTERFIELD, Mo.,  September 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ - U.S.

Verizon Forward for Good Accelerator Now Accepting Applications for Disability Innovation Cohort

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Aimed at driving meaningful social change through leading-edge technologies, such as 5G, MEC, AI and XR, the Verizon Forward for Good Accelerator has one mission: To leave the world better than we found it. 

Goldman Sachs, Xylem Launch First ESG-linked Demand Deposit Account

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NEW YORK, NY, and RYE BROOK, NY, September 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Goldman Sachs Transaction Banking Services has launched a new ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) linked demand deposit account, with global water technology company, Xylem (NYSE:XYL), as its anchor client, the two companies announced today.

Climate Safe Lending: Ensuring Planetary Stability

Banks as Unlikely Allies
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by David Barmes and Marya Skotte, Climate Safe Lending Network 

Investing in an Ocean Economy

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by Arturo Tabuenca, founder of Blue Marble Investments and EarthFolio 

How Sustainable Investing and Shareholder Activism Can Save Our Oceans

Fifth Third Express Banking Earns National Bank On Certification; Bank To Support Initiative To Boost Awareness of Bank on Accounts

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CINCINNATI, September 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bank, National Association, today announced that its Express Banking account has received Bank On national certification for safe and affordable accounts. The certification was conferred by the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to expanding access to traditional banking and other financial empowerment services.

Force for Good Reveals $100 Trillion Financing Gap for Sustainable Development Ahead of United Nations General Assembly Debate

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LONDON, September 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) face a financing gap that has soared to up to US$100 trillion in the wake of COVID-19 and other urgent global challenges, according to a new report by Force for Good in collaboration with the UN and other organizations.

The Climate Crisis Must Be Priority for Financial Regulators

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By Steven Rothstein, Managing Director of the Ceres Accelerator for Sustainable Capital Markets

Central banks around the world are responsible for ensuring economic and financial stability. So why would some of them minimize perhaps the most significant threat to the future of our society and its financial markets – climate change?

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