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Jumpstart Your Corporate Giving With Donations

Cabot Creamery and Others Put Donation Programs to Work for the Community
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For companies looking for simple, cost-effective ways to give back to the community, it’s hard to beat a donation program.  Providing products or gift cards to local community groups is often the first step a company takes in launching a corporate giving program.  It’s relatively easy to get started and the benefits for corporate donors are significant:

Nordic Stock Exchanges recommend GRI Standards

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In March 2017, Nasdaq’s Nordic and Baltic Exchanges issued a framework to support their listed companies to meet ESG disclosure requirements. The guidance has a strong reference to GRI’s sustainability reporting framework, and it reflects the recommendations of the UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative (SSE), in which GRI is also an active contributor.

Multipliers of Prosperity | Agents of Change

MetLife Foundation & Swisscontact promote technology to accelerate financial inclusion
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MetLife Foundation Partners with WSJ Custom Studios

By WSJ. Custom Studios
At the end of a winding dirt road in Gazipur, Bangladesh, women crowd into a fluorescent-lit stall. One of them, Khodaza Khatun, is providing her fingerprints for a tiny biometric scanner. One by one, she presses her fingers on the machine, pausing to adjust the folds of her peach-colored sari. When she’s finished, she’ll have opened her first bank account.

GRI is Strengthening Ties with the Investment Community

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Tim Mohin, Chief Executive of GRI and James Zhan, Director of the Investment and Enterprise Division at the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), met at the GRI Standards launch event in Zurich for the signing of an Exchange of Letters on Wednesday 29 March. Having signed a Memorandum of Understanding already in 2008, GRI and the UNCTAD are deepening their collaboration and establishing a strategic partnership on responsible investment.

Global Impact Investing Network Appoints Prudential's Mark B. Grier as New Board Chair

Grier's Appointment Signals Leadership Role for Prudential Among Institutional Investors in Impact Investing
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NEW YORK, March 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) announced the appointment of Mark Grier as its new Board Chair. Grier serves as Vice Chairman at Prudential Financial Inc. Grier’s appointment marks a milestone in the advancement of the GIIN, which will benefit from Prudential’s more than 40 years of institutional impact investing experience.

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