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Prudential Pledges $5 Million to Ignite Positive Social Impact Through the Blended Catalyst Fund

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On March 29, Prudential Financial, Inc. proudly announced its $5 million investment in Living Cities’ newly launched Blended Catalyst Fund, a $31 million impact investing debt fund that will test innovative approaches to solving urban problems. The Blended Catalyst Fund combines philanthropic and commercial debt under the premise that both types of capital are needed to support initiatives that achieve better results for low-income people in US cities.

Agenda Announced for Sustainatopia Conference: Get Discounts Now!

San Francisco May 1st-4th, 2016
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May 1 - 4, 2016

Hyatt ∙ San Francisco, CA

The Ecosystem of Impact/SRI/ESG Investing, Fortune 500s, LOHAS, Social Enterprise, and Technology will gather this May at Sustainatopia, the premier impact + sustainability investment conference

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May 1 - 4, 2016

Hyatt ∙ San Francisco, CA

The Ecosystem of Impact/SRI/ESG Investing, Fortune 500s, LOHAS, Social Enterprise, and Technology will gather this May at Sustainatopia, the premier impact + sustainability investment conference

How Millennials Think About Money and Investing

Impacting the Next Generation
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By Rianka R. Dorsainvil, CFP®, Founder and President of Your Greatest Contribution, a virtual fee-only comprehensive financial planning firm. 

Self-Help Credit Union’s Green Impact Capital

Making Money & Making a Difference
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[Article from the January 2016 issue of GreenMoney Journal]

Self Help Credit Union’s Green Impact Capital 

By Melissa Malkin-Weber, Sustainability Director, Self-Help Credit Union

When I finished graduate school in 1994, I wanted to build a meaningful career using my training in law and public health. More specifically, I had two major goals: to create a more sustainable planet, and to invest my money in a way that was consistent with my social justice values. Ideally, I would weave the two together.

Live Podcast Today with Silda Wall Spitzer Impact Investing, Women's Leadership and Financial Literacy

Bard MBA's Sustainable Business Friday's Podcast Hosts NewWorld Capital Groups Director and Principal
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ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y., April 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ -  The Bard MBA in Sustainability  hosts a discussion on impact investing, women’s leadership and financial literacy with Silda Wall Spitzer, Director and Principal at NewWorld Capital Group on the dial-in podcast, Sustainable Business Fridays, April 29th, at 12pm EST. 

A Better Path to Impact Careers for MBAs

by Ryan Steinbach
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As I stood in front of my booth at the Net Impact Conference Expo, I watched eager MBA students stride between tables. These aren’t your typical MBA students. They’re not interested in climbing the corporate ladder or the highest-paying careers. These MBAs want to use their degrees to create a better world.

Morgan Stanley's Sustainable Investment Themes 2016

Audrey Choi shares her insights
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Sustainable Investing Themes for 2016: ESG Integration, Climate Change and Inequality 

by Audrey Choi, CEO of Morgan Stanley’s Institute for Sustainable Investing

2016: The Year Ahead

An Insightful Look at the Economy and the Election
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(From the Economy to the Election how should careful investors proceed)

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

Responsible Investing Provides Careers for Women

Finding Real Opportunities to Succeed
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by Nancy Reyes, Founder & CEO of RI Strategy Consulting (and formerly with Parnassus Investments)

Impact Investing Gets Boost from BlackRock Fund - The Minute

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The concept of impact investing has just received a big boost. BlackRock, the leading global money manager, has launched the BlackRock Impact U.S. Equity Fund. While the amount of the fund, $20 million, is a fraction of the $4.7 trillion that the firm manages, its symbolism is much larger, reports The Economist. It’s a strong vote of confidence in the idea of putting money into companies that are advancing social good while making a profit.

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