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Energy Impact Partners launches credit group to support energy-focused growth companies

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 04/04/17 -- Energy Impact Partners (EIP) today announced that it has established a credit group to support U.S.-based small and middle-market businesses, with a specific focus on energy impact-related investments. The group will primarily offer debt financing solutions, such as first and second lien secured term loans and unsecured debt -- leveraging EIP''s existing infrastructure, expertise in equity investing, and utility partner network to broaden t ...


Nearly a Third of Non-Profit Institutional Investors Say They Make "Mission-Related" Investments, According to Cambridge Associates Survey

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/15/17 -- Mission-related investing, which includes impact investing and environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing, is gaining significant momentum among non-profit institutional investors, according to a survey by global investment firm . The most common thematic focus among impact investors is the environment and climate change, with healthcare, housing, job creation, and education also cited as areas of interest by respondents in .In a survey of 15 ...


Economic Development Partners Announce Major Revitalization Project in Fulton, Mississippi

FULTON, MS -- (Marketwired) -- 01/27/17 -- Enhanced Community Development, a subsidiary of Enhanced Capital, Wells Fargo and Three Rivers Community Development Entity announced today that they are helping finance the expansion of Mueller Copper Tube.Mueller Copper Tube is a subsidiary of Mueller Industries, a global manufacturer and distributor of premium quality copper tube and pipe for plumbing, air conditioning, refrigeration, medical gas and other applications. Mueller is using the financin ...


B Lab Honors World''s Leading Impact Investors Using New GIIRS System

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/06/16 -- , in partnership with , announced today the honorees of the 2016 Best for the World Funds, celebrating 50 impact investment funds that have created exceptional social and environmental impact, including in areas of microfinance and technology.All Best for the World Funds have been given a (Global Impact Investing Rating System) Rating, the gold standard in impact measurement within the impact investing community. Developed by B Lab, th ...


Family Offices Helping to Develop Best Practices in Impact Investing, Driven Largely by Millennials, Says Cambridge Associates

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/04/16 -- Family offices are among those leading the movement toward impact investing, the integration of values and investment strategy and the search for market-based solutions to social and environmental challenges like poverty, climate change and hunger.Next-generation -- or "Next Gen" -- and millennial investors have in large part been behind the increased interest in impact investing, according to a new report from global investment firm Cambridg ...


Online Lender Launches "Purpose Lending" Loan to Support Businesses That Give Back

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/12/16 -- , one of Canada''s leading alternative lenders, entered the purpose lending space today with the launch of the Good Cents Loan. The loan was created for entrepreneurs seeking funding to make a positive impact on their community or environment through improvements to their business."The Good Cents Loan is our way of saying we know company initiatives and upgrades with a social and environmental benefit is good for busines ...


MissionHUB Appoints Theresa A. Matacia, CFA, as Chief Financial Officer

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/01/15 -- , a marketplace for social innovation, with a network of Impact Hub campuses in San Francisco, Berkeley, New York City, and Washington, D.C., and the Social Capital Markets Conference (SOCAP) for impact investing and social entrepreneurship, has appointed , as its Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Matacia will oversee the finance, human resources, and strategic planning functions at MissionHUB."MissionHUB has expanded its footprint with new camp ...


MissionHUB Launches Strategic Nonprofit Partnership With ImpactAssets

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/16/15 -- , a global marketplace for social innovation with Impact Hub campuses in San Francisco, Berkeley, New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C., as well as the Social Capital Markets Conference (SOCAP) for impact investing, has launched a strategic partnership with , a nonprofit financial services firm that increases the flow of capital into investments that deliver financial, social and environmental returns."With this partnership, we ...


Impact Hub NYC and Bard MBA in Sustainability Program Announce New Speaker Series: The Sustainable Business Series

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 09/18/15 -- for social impact professionals taking action to drive positive change, announces its NEW speaker series with the program: The Sustainable Business Series. Impact Hub NYC is part of , a network of Impact Hub coworking campuses in San Francisco, Berkeley, New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C., and the for impact investing."We live in a world that believes the primary purpose of money is to make more money. What we invest in matters litt ...


Framing the Future of Impact Investing, Social Capital Markets Conference (SOCAP) Announces Main Stage Speakers, New SOCAPTV and SOCAP 365 Programs, and Sponsors for SOCAP15

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/25/15 -- The Social Capital Markets Conference (SOCAP), the leading gathering for impact investors and social entrepreneurs, announced an initial lineup of main stage speakers today, as well as new SOCAPTV and SOCAP 365 programs and sponsors for SOCAP15, Oct. 6 - 9 at Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA."For the last eight years, SOCAP has shown the world that the market at the intersection of money and meaning is real, big, and growing," says ...


Private Impact Investing Funds Yielded Financial Performance in Line With Similar Private Investment Funds With No Social Objective, According to New Impact Investing Benchmark

BOSTON, MA and NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 06/25/15 -- Private impact investment funds -- specifically private equity and venture capital funds -- that pursue social impact objectives have recorded financial returns in line with a comparative universe of funds that only pursue financial returns.That''s according to the first comprehensive analysis of the financial performance of private investment funds that have both social impact and financial objectives. The Cambridge Associat ...


OpenPath Investments Acquires Colorado Spring''s Cheyenne Crossing for $25 Million

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/07/15 -- OP Cheyenne, LLC acquired Cheyenne Crossing for $25 million ($113,636/unit); a 220-unit Class B+ apartment community in Colorado Springs on April 30, 2015. The deal was organized and sponsored by OpenPath Investments, LLC (OPI).OPI identifies existing rental apartment properties with "value-add/operational upside" in the Western States with 100+ units that provide "workforce" housing. Cheyenne Crossing is a Class "B+&quo ...


Aquasense Panama Commences Site Preparation for First Open-Ocean Farmed Tilapia

Panama City, Panama, APR 29, 2015 -- Open-ocean tilapia producer Aquasense Panama, S. de R.L., an affiliate of the U.S. holding company Aquasense International Corp., has begun site preparation at its Gulf of Panamá ocean site in the Republic of Panamá, where the company plans to develop the seafood industry’s first-ever open-ocean project for farm-raised saltwater tilapia products for the USA market. “Our project has been gaining traction since we announced it last year and, thanks to addition ...


Community Bank of the Bay Announces Formation of Bay Area Green Fund Advisory Committee

OAKLAND, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/15/15 -- Community Bank of the Bay (OTCBB: CBYAA) (CBB) announced today it has recruited five objective environmental experts to serve on the Bay Area Green Fund Advisory Committee.Since 1996, CBB has promoted job creation and economic revitalization by providing flexible financing to local businesses and non- profits. Wanting to also support the viability of a more environmentally friendly economy, CBB created the Bay Area Green Fund (BAGF) in 2007. Re-launch ...


OpenPath Investments Launches Into the Real Estate and Investment Industry With Above Average ROI and Socially Responsible Investing

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/07/15 -- is an apartment acquisition real estate company, investing in the social, capital and economic outlook of residents through its unique impact program, Urban Village, which includes active participation of residents together with management, ensuring a proven long term income stream with a lower resident turnover.Traditional asset class serving millions of people, can be the best venue for true impact investing. "We''ve merged our ...


Luminis, Impact Investing Platform, Creates Unprecedented Transparency on Microfinance Funds

LUXEMBOURG -- (Marketwire) -- 05/10/12 -- , with the support of LuxFLAG and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, is announcing the hard launch of ™ the first web-based, analytical platform on microfinance funds. The announcement was made today at the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry's Responsible Investing Conference.The success of microfinance as a socially responsible investment option led to a dramatic increase in the number of funds that invest globally in microfinance institutio ...


MIX Promotes Financial Inclusion and Transparency With New Premium Solutions

WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwire) -- 10/12/11 -- Today, Microfinance Information Exchange (MIX) announced the launch of -- a value-added, fee-based service for business users that furthers MIX's mission of promoting financial inclusion and fostering transparency in the microfinance sector. Developed in response to intensive market research, these new solutions address users' need for timely data and deeper microfinance insight. In a rapidly changing microfinance ecosystem, practitioner ...


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