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Women and Millennials Drive Growth in Responsible Investing

How the Transfer of Weaith is Transforming Wall Street
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by Lynne Ford, Executive Vice President, Calvert Investments

Three important trends are already changing the asset management industry, and are poised to become even more important in the coming years. First, based on their spending and earning power, women now represent a growth market bigger than those of China and India combined. This reality was identified by Kate Sayre and Michael Silverstein of the Boston Consulting Group in their article “The Female Economy.”

24 Ohio Companies and Investors Urge Gov. Kasich's Timely Implementation of EPA's Clean Power Plan

Letter stresses clean energy solutions as the most cost-effective way to drive business investment and generate jobs in transition to a low-carbon economy
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Boston, MA, July 31, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Today, 24 businesses and investors with a significant presence in Ohio issued a letter to Governor John Kasich offering strong support for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan for existing power plants, and encouraging the state’s “timely finalization” of its implementation plan. The letter was coordinated by the nonprofit sustainability advocacy organization Ceres.

18 Michigan Companies and Investors Urge Gov. Snyder's Timely Implementation of EPA's Clean Power Plan

Letter stresses clean energy solutions as the most cost-effective way to drive business investment and generate jobs in transition to a low-carbon economy
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BOSTON, July 31, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Today, 18 businesses and investors with a significant presence in Michigan

Impact Investing Scores $60B in Sustainable Assets - The Minute

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Activity in the financial sector defined as responsible investing or socially responsible investing, has gotten a new term to fit a fast-growing, related practice: impact investing. Impact investing describes efforts that provide a return on investment while focusing on social and environmental issues. Criteria for the projected profitable outcomes of targeting such issues are an integrated component of the investment process. RI or SRI also includes negative criteria as part of its decision making.

Green Bond Investments to Get Updated Guidelines - The Minute

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Wall Street has bought into the concept of green bonds in a big way. But now, investors are asking, what are they, exactly? Last year, a consortium of firms produced voluntary guidelines, called “The Green Bond Principles.” These principles defined green bonds as investments that pay for renewable energy, clean transportation, and energy efficiency projects. Those broad terms are, of course, subject to interpretation. Now, investment institutions such as BlackRock and Pacific Investment Management have asked for more detailed guidelines.

Consumer Brands and Investors Attend State Energy Official Meeting to Advocate Clean Energy Policies

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February 3, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Today state energy officials from twelve states, including Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, and Pennsylvania met with eBay, General Mills and Unilever to discuss corporate adoption of renewable energy and energy efficiency, and the implications for state policy, at the National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) 2015 Energy Policy Outlook Conference.

Special Report - The Growth of Sustainability Across Fixed Income Investments

by Reynard Loki
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Part one of a special three part Sustainability Finance Report

Bloomberg and Calvert Investments Share Tools and Processes to Apply ESG Factors to Fixed Income Investment Analysis

New Analysis: America’s Largest Companies are Jumping on Clean Energy Bandwagon and Saving More Than $1 Billion a Year

Recent corporate renewable energy and greenhouse gas reduction efforts equivalent to retiring 15 coal-fired power plants
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Washington, DC, Jun 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The nation’s largest companies are leaving Washington gridlock on climate change behind and rapidly embracing renewable energy sourcing and greenhouse

World’s Largest Investors Launch Effort to Engage Global Stock Exchanges on Sustainability Reporting Standard for Companies

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BOSTON, MA, March 26, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Sustainability advocacy group Ceres, in collaboration with BlackRock and other major institutional investors, today announced an initiative to engage global stock exchanges via the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) on a possible uniform reporting standard for sustainability reporting by all exchange members.

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