Sustainable countertop company IceStone faced a massive challenge after Hurricane Sandy left their factory underwater. The workers, shareholders in the business, came together to clean up and save the company millions. has launched a new platform with resources for individuals, organizations, and institutions to divest from fossil fuels. The resources feature leaders in socially responsible investing from the Green Business Network (GBN).

Join US Social Investment Forum (US SIF) at the National Conference, Finance for a Sustainable Future, in Chicago, May 20-22, following the Chicago Green Festival. Attend an SRI training course and network with leaders in sustainable and responsible investing.
SJF Ventures conducted the final closing on its third fund with more than $90M in capital commitments, tripling the size of the previous $28M second fund.   The target for SJF Ventures III was $75MM and the fund was substantially oversubscribed at its final April closing.

Calvert Foundation sponsored this year’s International Impact Investing Challenge (I3C), bringing together grad students from around the world to pitch investment strategies that create innovative solutions to environmental or societal challenges.

A deadly garment factory building collapse killed more than 1,100 workers in Bangladesh. The tragedy has put immense pressure on big brands to overhaul supply chain protections.

New Yorkers Against Fracking, a coalition of diverse organizations that oppose fracking, announced that over 1,000 businesses had signed on in support of a statewide ban on fracking, joining health groups, political organizations, consumer groups, and environmental organizations.

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Staffing for Sustainability in Asia

The Weinreb Group, an executive search firm with a specialization in corporate social responsibility, has opened an office in Hong Kong to support staffing needs around supply chain sustainability.
Delaware's governor and legislature have introduced benefit corporation legislation in the home state of American corporate law, posing Delaware to become the thirteenth state to legalize protections for corporations with a social mission.

Join us at Chicago Green Festival, May 18-19 at Navy Pier. Get festival highlights for businesses and your free ticket - plus VOTE for the Ford Community Green Grant winner!

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