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CIT Presents at LA Launch and Grow Virtual Workshop in Partnership with Operation HOPE, Inc.

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Heather Ellison, Senior Vice President of Retail Banking and Rolland Mattoon, Director of Small Business, presented on how to create a comprehensive business plan to a group of women entrepreneurs at the LA Launch and Grow virtual workshop in partnership with Operation HOPE, Inc.

Anheuser-Busch InBev Announces 10.1 Billion USD Sustainability Linked Revolving Credit Facility

Inaugural Participation in the Sustainable Finance Market with Largest Ever Sustainability Linked Revolving Credit Facility; First Among Publicly Listed Alcohol Beverage Companies
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/3BL Media/ — Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (“AB InBev”) (Euronext: ABI) (NYSE: BUD) (MEXBOL: ANB)  (JSE: ANH) today announced the successful signing of a new 10.1 billion USD Sustainability Linked Loan Revolving  Credit Facility (“SLL RCF”), which replaces its existing 9.0 billion USD Revolving Credit Facility.  

CIT Serves As Co-lead Arranger on $93.3 Million Battery Storage Portfolio

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NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) recently announced that its Power and Energy business served as a co-lead arranger on a $93.3 million financing for a portfolio of six battery energy storage systems located in Texas.

ESG and Sustainable Investing

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CFA Society Chicago member Monique Thanos, CFA, talks with Emily Lawrence, Director of Sustainable Investing at Northern Trust Asset Management on the evolution of ESG in investing.

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Northern Trust Asset Management Launches Ultra-Short Sterling ESG Strategy

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LONDON, Feb. 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Northern Trust Asset Management, one of the world’s leading investment managers, has recently launched its Sterling Ultra-Short ESG strategy, expanding its cash segmentation suite to cater to the varying investment horizons for investors, whilst incorporating Environmental, Social and Governance factors.

Shawn Springs: From Idea to Impact

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Carla speaks with entrepreneur and former NFL cornerback Shawn Springs, founder and CEO of Windpact, a company focusing on impact protection across industries, including sports, automotive, and the military applications.

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Carla speaks with entrepreneur and former NFL cornerback Shawn Springs, founder and CEO of Windpact, a company focusing on impact protection across industries, including sports, automotive, and the military applications.

Land Betterment Corporation's Land Betterment Exchange Featured on Inside Indiana Business

Statewide business network highlights the Company’s efforts in creating an efficient marketplace for environmental and social investments
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FISHERS, Ind., February 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, today announced its featured article on Inside Indiana Business highlighting its Land Betterment Exchange (LBX).    

This Program Trains Survivors of Human Trafficking for Careers in Tech

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Picture this: a tech company deploying projects built and developed by survivors of human trafficking and gender-based violence. It may seem like a long shot in a world where those individuals so often find themselves stuck in cycles of abuse and exploitation, but nonprofit tech incubator AnnieCannons has achieved a self-sustaining and scalable system of economic empowerment for survivors. 

Breaking vicious cycles of human trafficking

United, Chase and Visa Team up to Celebrate Black History Month

United Explorer and United Club Visa Cardmembers earn five total miles for every dollar donated to select charities supporting civil rights and education
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CHICAGO, February 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- In honor of Black History Month, United Airlines, Chase and Visa are encouraging and rewarding United Credit Cardmembers who make donations to non-profits focused on providing access to educational opportunities for Black students and supporting human and civil rights policies. Between February 1 and March 15, 2021, United Explorer and United Club Visa Cardmembers will receive five total miles for every dollar (up to $1,000) in donations made to the following organizations:

New Initiative Offers Support to Local HBCUs

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To build on our longstanding commitment to advance inclusion and empower economic opportunity in the Black community, we are committing $5 million to four regionally based Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

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