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Morgan Stanley Goes Greener With $500 Million Bond Issuance


Morgan Stanley is leaping onto the green bond bandwagon, announcing last week that it has closed on the issuance of its inaugural $500 million green bond to fund clean energy projects.

Solar War Games Set To Test Green Power Resilience For NATO


Starting in June, certain defense companies will join NATO to test the military’s ability to use renewable power in combat and humanitarian operations.

LPL To Build New Charlotte Area Regional Headquarters

by FA Staff

The company has plans to invest at least $150 million in the region in addition to creating 3,000 new jobs in South Carolina.

As The Planet Heats Up, Calvert Fund Bets On Water


Global climate change, increasing demand for clean water, and aging pipes and pumps in the U.S. and Europe should help make water increasingly important in the global economy, Calvert says.

Yale Students Urge University To Sell Fossil-Fuel Stakes


Yale University undergraduates voted overwhelmingly to urge the school to sell its holdings of fossil-fuel companies that are “contributing the most to climate change and associated social...

Having An Impact

by FA Staff

Paul Ellis Consulting advises advisors when it comes to sustainable investing.

China Pledges To Cooperate With U.S. On Tackling Climate Change


China and the U.S., the world’s two biggest emitters of carbon dioxide, pledged to cooperate in addressing climate change amid stalled international talks on protecting the environment.

Obama Joined By Newtown Families To Press Senate On Gun Control


President Obama is undertaking a week-long campaign, aided by families of victims in the Connecticut school shooting, to keep momentum going for what’s left of his gun-control proposals.

Winning The Race For Healthy Eaters And Male Shoppers


A growing desire to eat healthier and men interested in kitchen appliances are driving sales at some big retailers.

Fund Invests In Companies Responding To Environmental Issues

by FA Staff

The Green Alpha Fund invests in companies that are addressing environmental issues.

Greater Shareholder Involvement Urged To Promote Change


ICCR has released its 2013 Proxy Resolutions and Voting Guide urging shareholders to vote their proxies to support ICCR member proposals that advance social, economic and environmental justice.

The Impact 50

by Thomas M. Kostigen

ImpactAssets, a nonprofit financial services company, has updated its manager database for advisors and investors allowing people to better find impact investment managers.

Abundance Targets Retail Renewables Investors With Bond Sales

The London-based investment company is courting retail investors with an offer to buy into wind, solar and other renewable energy projects for as little as five pounds ($7.84).

Clean-Energy Advocates Urge Overhaul As Aid Shrinks 75% By 2014

The U.S. needs new methods to support clean-energy development as federal spending is set to plummet in six years to $11 billion from $44.3 billion in 2009, according to a report.

Electric-Car Owners Will Save Up To $1,200 On Fuel, Study Finds

Drivers of electric vehicles such as General Motors Co.'s Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Motor Co...

Oh, Canada

by Tom Kostigen

On Bloomberg terminals, the CSR pages are generating the fastest-growing number of page views.

Skoll Foundation's Jungle Initiative

by Tom Kostigen

The bush plane detoured from its route to circle around something called the "Devil's Egg," a natural rock formation on a cliff...

Buffett Plans Bond Offering After Oversubscribed Solar Deal

Warren Buffett's MidAmerican Energy Holdings Co. is planning a second round of bonds to finance its $2...

Corporate Political Spending Tops List Of Resolutions In 2012, Report Says


Companies will face a bevvy of social and environmental shareholder resolutions during this year's corporate annual meeting season.

Harvard Offers Students $100,000 Prize To Solve Social Issues

Harvard University is challenging students to develop entrepreneurial solutions to problems like global warming and poverty through a $100,000 competition announced today by President Drew Faust.

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