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2014-04-08 16:21:10

Updating WWII "War Bond" Model to Spark Job Creation, Energy Security, Clean Energy, and Increased Energy Efficiency WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clean energy boosters on Capitol Hill are borrowing a page from World War II "war bonds" by introducing today a new bill - the Clean Energy Victory Bonds Act of 2014. Available in denominations starting as low as $25, this proposed new U.S. Treasury bond will enable Americans to invest in the nation's clean energy future....

2014-04-01 20:22:18

DUBLIN, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bbm6ts/displayports) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International DisplayPorts Industry" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bbm6ts/displayports ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for DisplayPorts in Thousand Units by the...

2014-02-19 16:22:53

Event to focus on Islamic contribution to socially responsible investing FALLS CHURCH, Va., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, February 25th, Azzad Asset Management Investment Communications Director Joshua Brockwell will present at a panel on Islamic finance and socially responsible investing at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). The event, sponsored by the DC Interfaith Network and the SAIS Student Middle East and North Africa Club at...

2014-01-29 23:26:26

Now customers can instantly sync with the existing portfolio of an experienced investor - commission-free. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Ditto Trade, Inc., a leading innovator in social investing, today announced the launch of DittoSync. DittoSync allows customers (Followers) to purchase, on a percent for percent basis, all of the same stocks or options currently being held by the person or service (Lead Trader) they are following. The Follower’s portfolio becomes...

2014-01-21 04:21:39

ZURICH, January 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Yearbook commemorates companies with the best sustainability practices - For investors yearbook signals which companies are positioned to create shareholder value - RobecoSAM's CEO encourages the CEOs of the yearbook's 59 Industry Leaders to talk to their pension fund managers and help them embrace sustainability RobecoSAM, the investment specialist focused exclusively on...

2014-01-14 08:22:51

Key profitability ratios such as return on equity and EBITDA margins expected to witness an increase MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Higher interest rates, rising house prices, better employment ratios, and reluctance to own houses due to prior foreclosures, are pushing up the demand for rental housing. This is opening up opportunities for residential real estate investment trusts (REITs) globally. Rent growth and decreasing vacancy rates will further boost the...

2013-10-15 23:34:50

Defy the odds facing middle market businesses San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Over the last decade, the U.S. has seen unprecedented growth in the private sector as compared to large companies. The number of smaller companies grew 79% from 2000 to 2010. The number of larger companies decreased 2% for the same period. According to the latest Middle Market Indicator (MMI), a survey of 1,000 middle market executives conducted by the National Center for the Middle Market (NCMM),...

2013-09-27 12:25:14

Commitment to St. Louis Business Community Continues ST. LOUIS, Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Catholic Healthcare Investment Management Company (CHIMCO) will change its name to Ascension Investment Management effective Oct. 1 to better align one of the nation's largest socially responsible investment portfolios with its parent organization, Ascension. Based in St. Louis, Ascension Investment Management has approximately $26 billion in assets under management for Ascension and...

2013-09-24 12:21:45

REPORT DEMONSTRATES LEADERSHIP ON CLIMATE ENGAGEMENT BENEFITS ENVIRONMENT AND INVESTORS NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sustainable Insight Capital Management (SICM), an investment management firm that combines a disciplined security selection process with environmental, social, and governance principles, launched today with a joint release with the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), identifying the benefits of investing in companies with superior environmental disclosure....

2013-09-23 08:23:47

Superior Environmental Disclosure is Linked to Financial Performance, Says New Study by CDP and SICM NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Two new studies released at the New York Stock Exchange today by CDP - formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project, in conjunction with PwC and Sustainable Insight Capital Management, Inc. (SICM), respectively demonstrate that CDP leaders who incorporate environmental factors into their business strategies are mitigating climate related risks,...