* ING will commit 100 million euros ($122 million) of capital to investments in businesses and projects with a positive environmental impact, the Dutch bank said on Thursday * ING’s Sustainable Investments programme will target opportunities in all sectors and focus on innovative business models which need funding to expand * Initially, ING will pursue
ACCRA, Ghana – Reach for Change and the IKEA Foundation announced a new partnership that will help 120 outstanding entrepreneurs in Ethiopia develop social enterprises that improve the health, education and protection of children in Africa’s second most populous country. IKEA Foundation and @R4C_Africa join forces to help 84,000 children in #Ethiopia through social enterprise! #socent
Impact investment strategy seeks to enable public market investors to combine social and financial goals NEW YORK – BlackRock has launched the BlackRock Impact Bond Fund (‘the Fund’), a mutual fund that aims to generate competitive financial returns while investing in measurable social and environmental outcomes. The Fund will trade under the ticker BIIIX. “The BlackRock