New fund will fuel the growth of companies using Salesforce technology to address challenges across workforce development, equality, sustainability and the social sector First funding recipients include Angaza, Ellevest, Hustle and ViridisLearning   SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Salesforce , the global leader in CRM, today announced the Salesforce Impact Fund from Salesforce Ventures,
ZURICH (Reuters) – Credit Suisse has set up a new department to nurture socially conscious investing, the latest effort by a major bank to cater for growing demand for so-called impact investing. The move was announced by the Swiss bank’s chief executive Tidjane Thiam in a memo to staff seen by Reuters. Impact investments are
  Barclays has launched a fund of funds that invests in a global range of multi-asset ‘impact’ investment strategies According to a Barclays survey, around 56% of investors said they were interested in impact investing – yet only 9% had committed to the sector. Barclays director of impact investment Damian Payiatakis said: ‘We see the growing trend
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ZURICH (Reuters) – UBS has raised $325 million (252.71 million for a private equity impact investment fund, as the world’s biggest private bank looks to meet wealthy clients’ growing appetite to combine philanthropy with money making. The Rise Fund, which counts Irish rock star Bono among its co-founders, aims to achieve “measurable, positive social and
$300,000 in three grants to NYC LGBT Center, Sylvia Rivera Law Project and Campaign for Southern Equality   NEW YORK — The Rockefeller Foundation announced today that it will be making grants of $100,000 each to the New York City LGBT Community Center, the Sylvia Rivera Law Project and the Campaign for Southern Equality. The