financial literacy

Talkback Submission Call: “Education for a Sustainable Future”

by John Howell
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The value of education for an increasingly complex future is becoming more vital than ever. From STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) programs to financial literacy initiatives, the variety and volume of news about education is making it a priority topic in the sustainability sphere. How are we to create, develop, and maintain a more sustainable future without knowing much more than we do today? How are we to take quicker, more effective action based on knowledge if we don’t have the facts?

Reflections from a Career Investor - Amy Domini

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By Amy Domini, founder of Domini Social Investments and partner in The Sustainability Group

Women & Investing: Why Gender Diversity Matters to Investors

by Joseph F. Keefe, CEO, and Sallie L. Krawcheck, Chair, Pax Ellevate Management LLC
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by Joseph F. Keefe, CEO, and Sallie L. Krawcheck, Chair, Pax Ellevate Management LLC

The business case for gender diversity is now well documented. The research is compelling: when women are at the table – and better yet, in leadership positions – companies simply perform better.

Parents Let Kids Learn About Money The Hard Way

Parents, Kids & Money Survey Finds That Many Parents Believe Kids Should Have Credit Cards and Student Loans but are Reluctant to Discuss Financial Matters With Them; Parents Think Financial Education Should Be Required for High School Graduation
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BALTIMORE, April 7, 2015 /3BL Media/ -  T. Rowe Price’s 2015 Parents, Kids & Money Survey revealed that parents are letting their kids, who are 8-14 years old, learn about money the hard way, but may not be having the appropriate financial conversations to help guide their decisions.

Financial Inclusion in the Supply Chain: An Evaluation of the HERfinance Pilot in India

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Over a two-year period, BSR piloted HERfinance at 11 garment factories in India to test the hypothesis that the HERproject model would translate well to critical topics beyond health.

Citizens Bank Joins Boston Children’s Museum and EcoMedia to Promote Financial Literacy Programming and Public Awareness Effort

Money Matters 2.0 Launched at Boston Children’s Museum Money Matters Family Festival
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January 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ - As part of its commitment to strengthen communities, Citizens Bank furthered its support of Boston Children’s Museum by sponsoring the Money Matters Family Festival, which promotes financial literacy and encourages intergenerational conversations about earning, spending, saving and sharing money.

Gold Star Law Supports Junior Achievement Program to Increase Financial Literacy Among Metro Detroit Students

Gold Star Law employees mentor students, teaching financial responsibility and money-management skills during the JA Finance Park Program
Press Release

January 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan (JA) - part of the world's largest organization dedicated to educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs – received funding from Gold Star Law to support its Finance Park program.  

PwC's Changing Lives Series - A School's Story

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Since 2013, PwC has collaborated with PS18 to teach financial literacy, fulfill classroom needs, and mentor students. To date, nearly 200 volunteers have donated over 3,000 hours and overall our efforts have reached nearly the entire school community of students and educators.

For more information about PwC's Changing Lives Series, visit: changinglives.pwc.com

BSR Report 2013-2014 Case Study | ANN INC.: Improving the Lives of 100,000 Women Workers in the Supply Chain

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As outlined in a case study from the BSR Report 2013-14, BSR helped ANN INC. develop a multiyear commitment to provide 100,000 women in its global supply chain with health and financial literacy training.

Read more about the case study on the BSR Report website: http://report.bsr.org/en/our-work/ann-inc.

 

About the BSR Report 2013-2014

Voya Foundation Announces Fourth Quarter 2014 Grant Recipients

Foundation advances partnerships with organizations that promote academic achievement, financial literacy and STEM education
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November 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), formerly ING U.S., today announced that seven nonprofit organizations located throughout the country will receive grants in the fourth quarter of 2014 through the company’s charitable giving arm, the Voya Foundation.

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