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Community Investing | Community Development News, Information and Updates

What is a community?  Most of us think of our own community in terms of:

  • Where we live – our hometown or neighborhood
  • Who our neighbors are
  • Where we work
  • Where we shop and go to market
  • Where our children go to school – play – where their friends are
  • Where we worship

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News & Updates

June 4, 2020 Sustainable Investment Must be Defined and Reported: DESA Policy Brief

Source: IISD

A common definition of Sustainable Development Investment would establish norms and minimum thresholds to qualify as aligned with sustainable development.

June 4, 2020 ICD, Finterra collaborate for sustainable business growth

Source: Arab News

The MoU came as a result of an ongoing discussion about strategic collaboration between ICD and Finterra, in areas where both organizations have common beneficiaries and share similar social impact development goals.

June 3, 2020 Plunging cost of wind and solar marks turning point in energy transition: IRENA

Source: Reuters

LONDON - Plunging costs of renewables mark a turning point in a global transition to low-carbon energy, with new solar or wind farms increasingly cheaper to build than running existing coal plants, according to a report published...

Research & Insights

August 8, 2019 There are still 1.4 million more jobs than unemployed people, but the gap is closing

Source: CNBC

The change in job openings left the gap between vacancies and those considered unemployed at 1.37 million, a decrease of 123,000 from May. Unemployed workers are defined as those out of work who have looked for a job and are...

August 29, 2018 UN Environment and partners show global restoration success in unprecedented study

Source: UN Environment

Showcasing the success of large-scale restoration of landscapes burdened by natural or man-made disasters, UN Environment today launched the report: Restoring forests and landscapes, the key to sustainable future.

July 26, 2017 AT&T's quarterly profit tops Wall Street estimates, shares rise

Source: Reuters

AT&T Inc's (T.N) quarterly profit topped Wall Street estimates on Tuesday as the No. 2 U.S. wireless carrier lowered operating costs and introduced new promotions bundling video with phone service that helped it compete in a...

Commentary & Opinion

February 19, 2020 The Guardian view on Europe after Brexit: unity is strength - Editorial

Source: The Guardian

These are strange and somewhat disorientating times for the European Union. A multipolar world in which China’s influence grows, and Donald Trump’s United States is at best an erratic ally, has created new dilemmas and dangers.

November 6, 2019 James Breslo: California's housing crisis -- Blame Facebook, Google, Apple? Nope, here's the real culprit

Source: Fox Business

Who is responsible for California’s affordable housing crisis? If you listen to the state’s Democrats, their oppressive housing regulations have nothing to do with it. Rather, big, bad, for-profit technology corporations are to...

September 10, 2019 US wants energy dominance regardless of what happens to oil prices, deputy energy secretary says

Source: CNBC

The U.S. deputy energy secretary told CNBC Monday that America wants to achieve energy dominance regardless of what happens to oil price


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