News – Webcast alert: Watch Latin America’s biggest corporate social responsibility conference live

Ethical Markets SRI/ESG News

2012 CSRAmericas opens tonight in Quito Three-day conference to discuss ways to incorporate small producers into value chains, youth skills, and methods to measure the social impact of businesses and multi-stakeholder alliances Watch Webcast QUITO – CSRAmericas, Latin America’s biggest corporate social responsibility conference, will be transmitted live over the internet. The …

News – Quito hosts Latin America and the Caribbean’s biggest Corporate Social Responsibility conference May 21-23

kristy SRI/ESG News

May 7, 2012 – Announcements Quito hosts Latin America and the Caribbean’s biggest Corporate Social Responsibility conference May 21-23 2012 CSRAmericas conference to discuss ways to incorporate small producers into value chains, youth skills, and methods to measure the social impact of businesses and multi-stakeholder alliances CSR executives from major …

Watershed Capital Group Announces $12M Funding for Aquaculture Technology Company

kristy Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News

$12,000,000 Series A Preferred Stock Sustainable Aquaculture Technology Company The undersigned served as financial advisor in the transaction. This is not an offering or solicitation for the sale of securities. Watershed Capital Group is pleased to announce that one of its clients, an aquaculture technology company, raised $12 million of …

Watershed Capital Group Announces $11.7M in First Close of Cascade Sierra Income Fund

Ethical Markets SRI/ESG News

Watershed Capital Group is pleased to announce that Cascade Sierra Solutions (“Cascade”) completed an initial close of its Cascade Sierra Income Fund, L.P. The financing allows Cascade to continue to finance the replacement and upgrade of polluting, inefficient trucks with clean, fuel-efficient vehicles that reduce pollution by up to 85%, …

Opportunity for Collaboration – Transparency in Competition

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Social entrepreneurs need to be transparent to cooperate (that’s the social part), but they also need to rely on opacity to compete –we are entrepreneurs, after all. How can we cope with such dual personality? Our friend Peter Deitz started the conversation two years ago with Competition or Collaboration? Now is the time to …

July Impact Quarterly: Corum Prioritizes Corporate Social Responsibility

kristy SRI/ESG News

Social Intrapreneurs THE MEANING BEHIND THE BRAND CORUM PRIORITIZES CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY Deepa CorumLuxury brands are under more scrutiny than ever before. Increasingly, customers are demanding to know not just what a global niche luxury watch brand like Corum values, but also how it stands behind these values. “Today’s consumer …

Giving Pledge follows in W&GF footsteps: Holds “inspirational” gathering of philanthropists

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A publication from Wealth and Giving … An update on the W&GF Community · Giving Pledge follows in W&GF footsteps: Holds “inspirational” gathering of philanthropists · W&GF announces appointment of Randy Hustvedt as Senior Advisor · “Magic” Johnson lends his voice and support to The Council of Unity work against …

Barriers to Global Scale

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From the publication of Social Edge News on The Edge Welcome to the Social Edge update! “In the business world, great ideas, driven by entrepreneurs, grow to serve customers around the world. But social entrepreneurs see no such market forces in their fields,” note this week’s hosts Konstanze Frischen, Jon …