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EMERGE Everywhere Podcast With Center President Shamina Singh

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In this episode of EMERGE Everywhere, Center President Shamina Singh discusses with Jennifer Tescher what it will take to build a more equitable future.

Better Budgeting. Stronger Savings. Regions Next Step Launches New Resources as Part of Financial Literacy Month

Regions Bank’s financial wellness program is a go-to resource for free financial tips and tools.
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By Jennifer Elmore

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 8, 2022 /3BL Media/ - In recognition of Financial Literacy Month, Regions Bank on Monday announced the launch of a new online platform of money-management courses to help people and businesses take the next step in their financial journey.

Fifth Third Bank Will Eliminate Non-Sufficient Fund Fees for Consumer Accounts, Continues Fee Reductions

Extra Time has helped customers avoid more than $22 million in fees
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CINCINNATI, April 7, 2022 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bank, National Association, announced that effective June 23 it will eliminate non-sufficient fund (NSF) fees for all consumer accounts. Fifth Third’s elimination of all NSF fees is the Bank’s most recent step to reduce punitive fees and focus on the best outcomes for customers. 

Pact's Experts Discuss Why ESG Matters and Partnering for Positive Impact

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Roger-Mark De Souza is Pact’s Vice President for Sustainable Markets. Over his more than 20-year career, De Souza has built social, economic, health and environmental justice and resilience programs, teams and movements across the world to encourage local ownership and empowerment. David Bonnardeaux is the Director of Pact’s Environment practice.

PSEG Foundation Supports More Than 200 Nonprofit Organizations Tackling Environmental Sustainability, Social Justice, Equity and Economic Empowerment

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NEWARK, N.J., April 7, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The PSEG Foundation is pleased to announce its new strategic pillars of environmental sustainability, social justice, and equity and economic empowerment. The PSEG Foundation funds grants to more than 200 nonprofit organizations that have an impact in communities in New Jersey and Long Island, N.Y.

Understanding the Return on Investment of Future Port Sustainability

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Connectivity is essential not only for driving efficiencies and improving safety at ports, but to reach sustainability goals. As ports face more pressure in this area from public and government regulators, private cellular networks are the key to creating port sustainability for green ports of the future while providing a platform that will allow for a return on investment.

How Skills Training and a Microloan Helped Consuelo Rosales Thrive Through the Pandemic

From struggling single mother to successful entrepreneur
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Consuelo Rosales, who owns a small cleaning services business in Jonesboro, Arkansas, draws strength from adversity. A Mexican immigrant and mother of three boys, Consuelo has faced plenty of it in recent years.

Trapped inside an abusive marriage, she decided to start her business with a clear objective in mind: making sure she’d earn enough to make ends meet as a single parent. Once the business got going, she found the strength to leave her husband. But as the business gained momentum with a growing stable of clients, the pandemic hit, and most of her business dried up.

Discussion on SEC Climate Disclosure Rule Proposal With SEC Chair Gary Gensler

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April 7, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Ceres to hold a virtual live discussion with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gary Gensler and investors and companies about the new proposed climate disclosure rule.

Whole Planet Foundation and Sponsors Fund Women Entrepreneurs in Honor of Women's History Month

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During Women’s History Month, Whole Planet Foundation and sponsors joined together to alleviate global poverty, celebrate the achievements of women entrepreneurs and collectively raise funds to support them with microcredit.

Greenwood Energy Launches Terra Initiative, a Utility-scale Solar Project With Extensive Environmental and Social Impact, Developed Jointly With Indigenous Peoples of Colombia

Project launched by Colombian President will help preserve 119,000 hectares of the most irreplaceable nature reserve in the world and provide housing, education, and jobs to Arhuaco Indigenous people.
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SIERRA NEVADA DE SANTA MARTA, Colombia, April 7, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Today Greenwood Energy, the Latin American renewable energy subsidiary of the Libra Group, and the Confederación Indígena Tayrona (CIT), the organization of the Arhuaco people from Colombia, announced the launch of the Terra Initiative, a utility-scale solar project in Colombia’s Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountains.

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