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The Millennials Perspective on Impact Investing

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GreenMoney's new issue has a impressive set of articles that all come from millennial voices and deal with their approaches to investing and business.

Caterpillar China 2013 Sustainability Report

Caterpillar China Chairman's Message
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China is an important emerging market for Caterpillar and one of the keys to our future success. We already have an extensive history of commitment and service in China, and we are devoted to long-term investment and growth long into the future. Over the past 35 years, as China has experienced rapid economic growth, Cat® machines have made significant contributions to the development and construction of infrastructure throughout the country.
 

Caterpillar Foundation Grant to Help San Antonio Food Bank Nourish the Community

Money will go towards helping to bring more food into the community
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The San Antonio Food Bank recently received an investment from the Caterpillar Foundation to help bring more food to people in Seguin, Texas who are struggling with hunger.

The grant to the Food Bank, part of an investment the Caterpillar Foundation made to Feeding America member food banks across the country, will go toward food sourcing initiatives that will result in more food for local food pantries, shelters and soup kitchens.

Investment in Renewables: How to Grow the Low-Carbon Economy - Live Chat

With $1tn worth of investment needed, how can we bridge the gap between investors and renewables? - Join the experts for a live chat at 1pm BST (8am ET) on 3 July
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Thursday, July 3 at  2 pm CET1pm BST8am ET Will Ritzrau, head of SAP sustainability strategy, will participate in a Guardian Live Chat on investing in renewables. The article promoting the chat is here.

How to join:

The live online chat is text based and will take place on this page in the comments section. You can submit questions in advance on the form below on the webpage, or tweet them to @GuardianSustBiz using #askGSB.

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Thursday, July 3 at  2 pm CET1pm BST8am ET Will Ritzrau, head of SAP sustainability strategy, will participate in a Guardian Live Chat on investing in renewables. The article promoting the chat is here.

How to join:

The live online chat is text based and will take place on this page in the comments section. You can submit questions in advance on the form below on the webpage, or tweet them to @GuardianSustBiz using #askGSB.

A Communiqué on the Private Sector Roundtable for the Great Lakes, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 11 June 2014

Responsible Investment Critical for Peace and Stability in Great Lakes Region
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Addis Ababa, June 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ –The participants of the Great Lakes Private Sector Responsible Investment Roundtable overwhelmingly agreed last week on the critical role that responsible private sector investment can play to support peace, stability and sustainable economic development in the Great Lakes Region. This joint effort paves the way for an inter-ministerial level Regional Consultation meeting to be held in Angola in September and a Great Lakes Private Sector Investment Conference to be held in the region in the following months.

London Stock Exchange Partners with United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative

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London, June 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The London Stock Exchange (LSE) Group today announced that it will partner with the United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative, joining nine other exchanges in the US, Europe, Africa and Asia to promote sustainable business practices among publicly listed companies worldwide.

Citi Earns 2014 Community Reinvestment Award for Innovative College Savings Program

Citi Community Development honored for its role in Texas pilot program that enables custodial parents to convert child support payments into college savings accounts
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New York, April 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Citi has received a 2014 Community Reinvestment Award from regulators at the National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference in Chicago for excellence in cross-sector community development collaboration. The award recognizes the leadership role played by Citi Community Development in the “Child Support for College” program, a first-in-the-nation pilot program in Texas that allows custodial parents to convert child support payments into college savings accounts that pay for their child’s future education.

Creating the Business Case for Investing in Communities

Leading Convening of Community-Focused Companies to Share Strategies Addressing Pressing Societal Issues May 20-21, 2014
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New York, NY, March 26, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Two hundred and fifty senior leaders in corporate societal engagement are convening to learn together about “What Counts”, and to celebrate and expand the important work being done by companies in communities all over the world.

Invest in Prosperity: Join Shared Value Innovators May 13-14 in New York

Business and social sector professionals reimagine the intersection of business and society at the Shared Value Leadership Summit
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Register for the Shared Value Leadership Summit: Investing in Prosperity to advance shared value in your organization and network with leaders in the field.

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Register for the Shared Value Leadership Summit: Investing in Prosperity to advance shared value in your organization and network with leaders in the field.

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