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02-14-17

Pennsylvania the latest government to try out impact investing

ICIC

Impact investing is slowly carving out a permanent place for itself in the investment industry, especially as government entities are added to the list of clients eager to see social return on their assets. Pennsylvania is now following in the footsteps of New York City, Washington, D.C. and Massachusetts by putting some of its assets into RBC Global Asset Management’s (GAM) Access Capital Community Investment Fund. Read More




01-31-17

Detroit revitalizes neighborhoods with green infrastructure and workforce training

ICIC

Detroit’s underground sewer and water infrastructure is inhibited by aging and a lack of routine maintenance, yet rebuilding it would cost millions, or even billions, in funding that the city cannot afford. Instead, Detroit, like many other cities interested in resiliency and climate change, is turning to a more sustainable approach: the integration of “green infrastructure.” Read More


01-23-17

Resilient Cities Require Resilient Food Systems

ICIC

Although city leaders are increasingly prioritizing resilience planning in the face of climate change, food systems have been largely left out of the conversation. Our new research finds that natural disasters could create extended food supply disruptions in U.S. cities, especially in neighborhoods with limited food retail options and food insecure populations. Read More



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