Community Investments

Innovation in Community Impact Investing


by Andy Posner, founder, Capital Good Fund 

According to US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investing, Socially Responsible Investing (“SRI”) has reached the $12 trillion asset mark. Unfortunately, the vast majority — 97 percent, to be precise — comprises investments in the traditional capital markets in which decisions are made using Environmental, Social, or Governance (“ESG”) criteria. While I applaud people adding ESG screens to their portfolio, it is imperative that we find ways to support direct, community-level investments.

Trane Unveils Building and Community Investments in Tyler to Deliver Environmental, Social and Business Benefits

Company celebrates investments in its sustainable facility at ribbon-cutting event, and makes donations to advance technical education for hundreds of local children
Press Release

July 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Trane®, a leading global provider of indoor comfort solutions and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, held a celebration of its business, social and environmental sustainability on July 25. Mayor Martin Heines and other community dignitaries joined Trane business leaders, customers and employees to:

Women and Sustainable Investing: Driving Assets and Benefitting From a Gender-Lens Approach

84 percent of women expressed interest in sustainable investing

by Lisa Woll, CEO of US SIF and US SIF Foundation

Women are Increasingly Driving Asset Growth

Freeport-McMoRan Receives the Phoenix Business Journal Community Impact Award

Press Release

November 7, 2016 /3BL Media/  - The Phoenix Business Journal recognized Phoenix, Arizona’s most generous corporate donors at their inaugural Corporate Philanthropy luncheon on October 13, 2016.  Freeport-McMoRan received the first-ever Community Impact Award in the large-company category, supported by the Arizona Community Foundation and Greater Phoenix Leadership. 

To learn about Freeport-McMoRan’s commitment to its communities in the U.S., please visit

Integrated Performance Report Reflects Significant Ways Medtronic Creates Value to Society


Integrated Performance Report Reflects Significant Ways Medtronic Creates Value to Society

At Medtronic, our Mission compels us to play a leadership role in solving global healthcare challenges.  Our thoughtful approach to therapy innovation, globalization, and economic value – combined  with smart financial management and good corporate citizenship – creates value to society in significant ways.

A Breakdown of Domtar's 2014 Community Investments

Highlights from Domtar's 2015 Sustainability Report
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Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) designs, manufactures, markets and distributes a wide variety of fiber-based products, including communication papers, specialty and packaging papers, and absorbent hygiene products. The foundation of our business is a network of world-class wood fiber-converting assets that produce papergrade, fluff and specialty pulp.

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