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Sep 24, 2014, 11:23 ET

25th Annual SRI Conference: Drought And Carbon Bubble Risks To Dominate Climate-Related Discussions

 Dangers posed by stranded carbon assets and drought to the bottom lines of investors will be a major focus of The SRI Conference on...

Sep 04, 2014, 13:04 ET

"Early Bird" Registration Extended For 25th Annual SRI Conference

Organizers of The SRI Conference announced today that the "Early bird" registration rate has been extended an additional week through midnight on...

Sep 03, 2014, 11:24 ET

First Financial Network, Inc. Announces $90 Million Loan Portfolio Offering on Behalf of FDIC

First Financial Network, Inc. (FFN) today announced the offering of a total of $90 million in performing and non-performing loans. The portfolio is...

Aug 13, 2014, 08:30 ET
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Fox Financial Planning Network Announces New Industry Whitepaper: "How to Build a Robo-Shield™ for Your Financial Advisory Firm: 20 Effective Tactics to Marginalize the Rise of Robo-Advisers"

 Fox Financial Planning Network (FFPN) announced today the availability of a new industry white paper that identifies ways advisors and...

Jul 08, 2014, 06:00 ET

FIN's (Financial Information Network, Inc.) Customization Applications Sets It Apart From Competitors.

FINGPS® understands the power of customization in the marketplace through strategic partnerships with investment firms of all sizes developing...

May 23, 2014, 05:00 ET

MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon, 5/23

 Minimum Wage Woes, credit repair, cannabis, vodka in Costco, oil and gas, palm tree farms, mobile payments; this week on MoneyTV with Donald...

May 14, 2014, 09:44 ET

Survey: Financial Professionals Offering Fossil-Free Portfolios Up 50 Percent From 2013 To 2014

 The number of investment professionals in the U.S. offering fossil fuel-free portfolios to investors jumped by more than 50 percent over the...

May 01, 2014, 12:51 ET

"Grand Strategy" For Investors? Sustainable Investing Conference Tackles Foreign Policy Challenges Of The 21st Century

 Patrick Doherty, senior fellow at the New America Foundation, will outline the groundbreaking work of the "Grand Strategy Project" at The SRI...

Apr 28, 2014, 11:53 ET

Call For Papers: Groundbreaking Responsible Investing Study Sought For 2014 Moskowitz Prize Recognition

 The Center for Responsible Business at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business (Berkeley-Haas) has announced a call for papers for the 19th...

Apr 24, 2014, 08:35 ET

First Financial Network, Inc. Announces $45 Million 1st Trust Deed Secured Performing SBA Loan Participation Sale

 First Financial Network, Inc. (FFN) announced today the offering of a portfolio containing $45 million of 1st trust deed secured performing...

Apr 09, 2014, 08:30 ET
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First Financial Network, Inc. Announces $174MM Loan Portfolio Offering on Behalf of FDIC

 First Financial Network, Inc. (FFN) announced the offering of a $174 million performing and non-performing loan portfolio. The portfolio is...

Mar 18, 2014, 08:40 ET
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Fox Financial Planning Network Unveils White Paper on How to Maximize 'Using Technology to Personalize the Client Service Experience'

 Fox Financial Planning Network (FFPN) announced today the availability of a new industry white paper that highlights the ability for...

Mar 12, 2014, 11:02 ET

Transforming Advertising: Nominations Open for EthicMark Awards Honoring Best Sustainable, Environmental Campaigns

Nominations are open until June 8th for the 2014 EthicMark® Awards for ads and media campaigns that "uplift the human spirit and society." The...

Feb 26, 2014, 07:47 ET

Federal Insurance Director To Keynote 2014 Insurance Public Policy Summit

TERRE HAUTE, Ind., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the heels of his report to Congress proposing changes in insurance...

Feb 20, 2014, 09:00 ET
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The SRI Conference Celebrates 25 Years!

SOURCE:  First Affirmative Financial Network, Colorado Springs, CO. FOCUS:  The 25th annual The SRI Conference will be held November...

Oct 31, 2013, 08:40 ET
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Fox Financial Planning Network Unveils Industry-Disruptive Technology for Financial Services Sector with Intelligent Automation and Integration™ Software

 Fox Financial Planning Network (FFPN) announced today the availability of a revolutionary new middleware software application, Genesis...

Oct 29, 2013, 15:00 ET

SRI Research: CSR-Related Shareholder Wins Get Bottom-Line Results

2013 Moskowitz Prize Winner for Socially Responsible Investing Unveiled at the 24th Annual SRI Conference Adopting corporate social...

Oct 15, 2013, 14:03 ET

Colorado Business And Nonprofit Leaders To Take National Stage At Largest Gathering Of Responsible Investors In The U.S.

Denver's Chief Sustainability Officer, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Boulder-based Namaste Solar, Colorado Environmental Coalition, and...

Oct 10, 2013, 10:20 ET
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Lincoln Financial Network Enhances its Investment Platform by Appointing Industry Pioneer

 Lincoln Financial Network (LFN), the retail wealth management affiliate of Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC), is continuing to enhance its...

Oct 01, 2013, 10:00 ET

John Hancock Completes Acquisition of Symetra Investment Services

 John Hancock, a unit of Manulife Financial Corporation (MFC), today announced the completion of its acquisition of Bellevue, Wash.-based...