Virgin Money’s sustainability-linked loans will reduce finance costs for businesses that proactively help the transition to a more sustainable economy; and Aspiration’s new credit card will enable consumers to work toward a ‘zero’ carbon footprint.
We’re calling on companies across the country to deposit $1M of their banked dollars today into credit unions serving low-income communities. Thanks to our partnership with Inclusiv, this is one smart, socially-conscious, seamless money
Many retail and food giants are proving that businesses can grow, improve margins and bolster competitive advantage through examination of waste streams and investing in creative solutions — even during a pandemic.
Cross-Posted from Walking the Talk.
In the past week, both Nike and Chipotle announced new sets of environmental and
social goals — and systems with which their executives’ compensation will be
tied to achieving them.
It is easy for people with money to write off services such as these for those who don’t have it, but there is a massive opportunity for Klarna to rewrite the rules of ’buy now, pay later’ and create genuinely positive impacts.
GoParity — an innovative investment platform that finances sustainable projects through crowdlending — has enabled the villagers of fire-ravaged Belver, Portugal to expedite access to much-needed recovery funds and quickly begin
Two first-of-their-kind revolving credit facilities support Carlyle’s goal of 30% diverse board directors across its portfolio companies and progress toward four of AB InBev’s 2025 sustainability goals, respectively.
The $2M annual fund will aim to address gaps of food affordability and waste, as well as accessibility and acceptability, around the world. Dole is seeking strategic partners to help develop solutions.
It is critical to understand and address the intersectional links between access to affordable housing, education, job creation and improved public health; and we look forward to continuing our work with organizations that target their
dollars towards these needs within the communities they seek to serve.
The UK Government commissioned an independent, global Review on the Economics of
Biodiversity in Spring 2019. The report urges policymakers to start valuing ecosystems and says GDP encourages unsustainable growth.
Two global coalitions have committed to make good on their companies’ DEI commitments; and adhere to a new set of Stakeholder Capitalism Metrics, respectively. Larry Fink’s annual CEO letter expounds on the need for both.
Cross-Posted from Organizational Change.
Last month, PMI moved its global sustainability team under the leadership of CFO Emmanuel Babeau. It may be one of the first global companies to make this prescient move; but here are three reasons why we believe this trend is only just beginning.
Cross-Posted from The Next Economy.
The monthly Green Jobs Report shows that “greener” enterprises align with more resilient jobs, higher pay for workers, fewer job losses, and the potential for better overall company and investor portfolio performance.
Cross-Posted from Marketing and Comms.
If Oatly had taken Blackstone’s money, put it on a billboard, and made it known to all of its customers that its next mission was to change the world of ‘big bad investment’ from the inside out, it would’ve remained true to its brand story.