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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

August 20, 2019 ESG Investing: Is Nike a Responsible Investment? If you’re searching for a feel-good stock, see how Nike scores on The Motley Fool’s ESG framework.

Source: The Motley Fool

Nike is the largest seller of sports apparel and footwear in the world, operating in six key categories: Running, Nike Basketball, Jordan, Football (soccer), Training, and Sportswear.

August 14, 2019 Opportunity zones could provide major boost for clean energy, sustainable development

Source: GreenBiz

A provision of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, the Opportunity Zones (OZone) program seeks to spur investment of patient capital in low- and moderate-income communities across the United States.

August 8, 2019 Santa Clara, Sunnyvale Out-Perform Most U.S. Cites In Sustainability

Source: SV Voice

In July, the Sustainable Development Solutions United States Network released its 2019 US Cities Sustainable Development Report as part of a global initiative by the United Nations to achieve sustainability benchmarks by 2030. In...

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

June 26, 2019 Bernie Marcus: Bernie Sanders is the enemy of every entrepreneur

Source: YouTube

Home Depot co-founders Bernie Marcus and Ken Langone on the challenges they faced getting the retailer off the ground to become the success it is today and the potential pitfalls of socialism.

May 31, 2019 The US drinking water supply is mostly safe, but that’s not good enough

Source: The Conversation

Most Americans take clean drinking water for granted as a convenience of modern life. The United States has one of the world’s safest drinking water supplies, but new challenges constantly emerge

April 30, 2019 Warren Buffett's one-sentence advice for investors

Source: Yahoo Finance

“All you have to do is just buy a cross-section of America and then never listen to people like me or read the papers or do anything subsequently,” he said in an exclusive interview with Yahoo Finance’s editor-in-chief, Andy...


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