Sustainable Finance

Wells Fargo Releases 2018 Corporate Responsibility Report

Company invested $23 billion in sustainable financing in 2018 as part of $200 billion commitment
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SAN FRANCISCO, August 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ --Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) today released its 2018 Corporate Responsibility report, Purpose in Action, which details its progress toward social, economic and environmental goals, and announces that the company provided $23 billion in financing in the first year of its $200 billion susta

The UN Global Compact Calls Upon Business and Governments to Take Action to Finance the Sustainable Development Goals

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DAVOS, Switzerland, January 23, 2019 /3BL Media/— The United Nations Global Compact today issued a call to action to finance the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and to address the financing gap, estimated at US$ 2.5 trillion annually.

Digital Innovator Akon Announces First Official AKoin Partner: Lottery.com

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LOS ANGELES, August 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Grammy-winning artist and techno-philanthropist, Akon, keeps the hits coming with the first announcement towards the goal of creating a digital currency to help empower young entrepreneurs. The renowned artist announced Lottery.com as Akoin’s first official partner in the creation and implementation of the Akoin currency.

Why Investors Should Diversify More Than Just Their Assets

By: Peter T. Grauer, chairman of Bloomberg LP and co-founder of the U.S. 30% club
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The next generation of investors demands more from their portfolios. While they still expect to generate returns that will fund a home, their children's education and retirement, a growing number also expect their investments to make a difference. They believe the power of their portfolios can be harnessed to positively impact the issues they care most about, building more diverse, more sustainable and higher-performing companies.

Learn More About MetLife's Impact Investments

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We incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations in our investment decision-making process to support sustainable long-term returns. We incorporate an evaluation of indicators and demonstrations of positive social responsibility as part of any potential investment.

The 20 Most Influential People in ESG Investing

By: Leslie P. Norton, Barron's
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No report about sustainable investing would be complete without a Who’s Who—a record of the people setting the agenda. Over the past few months, we talked to dozens of people, all of them active in sustainable investing, to find out who they thought should make our list. We also talked to our colleagues at Barron’s, who have been watching the rise of the sustainable-investing space.

Carbon Tracker Unveils 2˚C Compliant Scenario Analysis Tool on Bloomberg App Portal

New 2˚C scenario analysis tool is powered by data from Rystad Energy
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The Carbon Tracker Initiative, an independent financial think tank, announced today that its in-depth analysis of the impact of climate change on a company’s exposure to carbon transition risk is available through 2˚C Scenario Analysis Tool on the Bloomberg App Portal at {APPS TRACK <GO>}.

Your Briefing on Growing Green Finance

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January 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Ethical Corporation recently commissioned a 20-page complimentary briefing into the growing state of green finance, which goes into depth on the important role green finance has to play in tackling climate change.

Click here to download the complimentary briefing

​Mark Hillsdon, a freelance sustainabilty journalist, says that "the system is structured to reduce the kind of long-term investment that we need. We want the financial system to solve our problems, not cause new ones."

PNC is Committed Responsible Lending and Mortgage Practices

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In 2016, PNC originated $10.6 billion in residential mortgage loans to those purchasing a new home or refinancing a current home.

We are committed to supporting homeownership for low- and moderate income borrowers and offering mortgage products that are affordable, flexible and sustainable. Among these products are those that adhere to Federal Housing Administration and Department of Veterans Affairs guidelines. Furthermore, our portfolio mortgage product, PNC Community Mortgage, offers flexible underwriting guidelines and a reduced cost structure for prospective borrowers.

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