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ekō Solutions Receives Licenses for Modular Home Manufacturer Status

ekō container-based housing is now licensed in the states of Alabama and Kentucky
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FISHERS, Ind., June 1, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining and industrial sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is thrilled to announce that it’s ekō Solutions division has received licenses for Modular Home Manufacturer status for their ekō container-based housing in the states of Alabama and Kentucky.  

Freeport-McMoRan Foundation Awards $2.8 Million to Projects in Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico

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February 11, 2022 - The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation recently awarded 39 grants to communities and non-profit organizations for projects supporting a range of locally determined priorities from education and workforce development, to childcare and housing.  Funds were awarded through the company’s six locally-based Community Investment Funds, each led by a committee of local stakeholders empowered to evaluate projects and determine awards, playing an active role in determining what is most needed to bu

Freeport-McMoRan Foundation Awards $2.8 Million to Projects in Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico

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February 11, 2022 - The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation recently awarded 39 grants to communities and non-profit organizations for projects supporting a range of locally determined priorities from education and workforce development, to childcare and housing.  Funds were awarded through the company’s six locally-based Community Investment Funds, each led by a committee of local stakeholders empowered to evaluate projects and determine awards, playing an active role in determining what is most needed to bu

Fifth Third's Community Development Lending and Investments Group Funds More than $500 Million in 2021 Projects

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CINCINNATI, December 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bank’s Community Development Lending and Investments group has closed on more than $500 million in loans and investments in 2021. The financing provided for over 6,000 units of new and preserved housing for low- and moderate-income people, including families and seniors. In addition, over six loans and investments went to development projects that will provide jobs and services for communities in the Bank’s footprint.

The Second Wave of Sustainability Is Health and Well-Being

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by Sam Adams, CEO and co-founder of Vert Asset Management

For health and wellbeing in buildings, a wellness certification for a building was a luxury a year ago. Now some consider it a must have, and a way to encourage workers back to the office.

When it Comes to Divergent Generational Perspectives, Can Compromise Drive Profits?

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by Tami Kesselman, partner, LOHAS Advisors

Many families face an ongoing tension between the decision-maker “Patriarch” perspective and the younger “NextGen” perspective on how to approach investing and whether alpha should have primacy in investment decisions — with social, educational, justice, environmental, and other impact goals being served predominantly philanthropically — or if the two should always be approached as an integrated whole, regardless of asset class.

Lloyd Alter: Design Trends in Housing + E-Bikes

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2020 has certainly been a strange year. Everyone is waiting for things to go “back to normal” but what will normal be? Will there be any adaptations from this period that become permanent? Will we all be telecommuting and zooming indefinitely? Will urban centers continue to empty out? This week on Sea Change Radio, we speak to design professor and environmental journalist Lloyd Alter.

U.S. Conference of Mayors, Wells Fargo Address Community Housing Needs

2020 CommunityWINS® program offers $1 million in grants for nonprofits to support access to safe, affordable housing
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WASHINGTON and SAN FRANCISCO, June 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The U.S. Conference of Mayors and Wells Fargo today announced that eight nonprofits will share $1 million in grants through the 2020 CommunityWINS® grant program to create opportunities for people in communities across the U.S. to have a safe and affordable place to call home.

Removing Barriers, Rebuilding Lives

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Severely injured Veteran, Michael Gower and his wife Kelli receive a specially adapted custom home from Homes For Our Troops, enabling them to rebuild their life and regain some of the freedom and independence they lost.

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LIXIL Americas Supports Seattle BLOCK Project

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We are proud to be a part of the Facing Homelessness Seattle BLOCK project. Recently, hosts and newlyweds Kathryn and Jeffrey selflessly welcomed Mark to live in their backyard BLOCK Home. Mark was a journalist when he learned he had congestive heart failure. The newspaper he worked for was unable to carry him, so after getting out of the hospital Mark became homeless for six months.

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