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Benevity and General Atlantic Announce Strategic Partnership

Leading Provider of "Corporate Goodness" Software Set to Scale Globally
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CALGARY, AB, January 24, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., a global provider of corporate social responsibility and employee engagement software, announced today that General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, has made a strategic investment in the company.

Calling All Ed-tech Innovators: Apply Within

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Ed-tech isn’t just about digitizing books and training manuals for a tablet. It’s about using technology to deliver new forms of learning and teaching. It’s about personalizing and accelerating learning for everyone, everywhere, at any time. 

That’s why we’re looking for game-changing solutions for real-world education challenges. If you’re an innovative ed-tech venture in the U.S., we want you to apply for the 2018 AT&T Aspire Accelerator

Ceres Joins Forces With Investors and Partner Organizations Worldwide to Launch Climate Action 100+

New global initiative aims to engage with world’s largest corporate greenhouse gas emitters to act on climate change
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December 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The sustainability nonprofit organization Ceres joined forces with investors and partner organizations worldwide today to help launch a new five-year global initiative led by investors to engage with the largest corporate greenhouse gas emitters in North America and around the world to act on climate change. The effort is backed by more than 225 global investors, including nearly 70 North American investors, with USD $26.3trillion in assets under management at the time of launch.

New Report Finds Increased Investment in Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Far Outweigh Costs

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November 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - As automakers continue to bring new electric vehicles to the marketplace, electric utilities are grappling with the challenge of deploying adequate electric vehicle charging infrastructure to ensure that vehicles can be charged reliably. A new analysis released today by the sustainability nonprofit organization Ceres and M.J.

It Takes a Village to Raise a Start-Up

By Nasir Qadree, Associate Director of Social Investments, AT&T
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AT&T is working to empower the next generation of change agents. We believe that our country’s startup ecosystem can have a direct impact on creating alternative and new solutions to revitalize America’s most challenged communities. That’s why we support start-ups that are using technology to solve challenges in education.

New Recommendations To Improve Climate-Related Financial Disclosures

Provides investors with the information they need to make better investment decisions | BOSTON
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June 29, 2017 /3BL Media/  - New recommendations released today by the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures, or TCFD, will play a critical role in improving climate-related financial disclosures, providing investors with the important information they need to make better short-term and long-term investment decisions, Ceres CEO and President Mindy Lubber said in a statement today. 

Lubber added:

SOIL – Slow Opportunities for Investing Locally

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by Woody Tasch, founder, Slow Money 

I often refer to Slow Money as “the CSA of investing.” As with community-supported agriculture, our efforts revolve around informal, direct relationships and shared risk. Slow Money funding is flowing in a variety of ways in dozens of communities across the United States (and a few in Canada and France) — peer-to-peer lending, investment clubs, angel networks and pitch fests at public events large and small.

How to Initiate a Local Foodshed Resilience Program

A Call to Action
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by Theo Ferguson; founder, Healing Living Systems and Stuart Valentine; founder, Centerpoint Investment Strategies

Imagine you are seated on a patio in the Tuscan countryside. The fresh mozzarella coupled with sweet tomatoes, ripe from the warm sun, pairs beautifully with the garlic sourdough bread and crisp local wine. The setting opens the heart and soothes the soul. The vineyard you overlook is in its crucial stage of ripening, that last conversion of acid to sugar, and the company of friends and family couldn’t be better.

Evolving Our Graduated Approach to Intellectual Property

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In developing countries, millions of people have no access to even the most basic healthcare services, including safe and effective medicines. Increasingly, developing countries are hit with the double burden of infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria, and the growing problem of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as diabetes and cancer.

A graduated approach to intellectual property

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