Socially Responsible Investing News releases that feature socially responsible business endeavors and announcements are found in this section. Stories may include industry awards, government grants, philanthropy, eco-friendly developments, and general reports of business engagement in responsible socio-economic practices.

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Jul 11, 2019, 10:16 ET LuxFLAG Environment Label for ThomasLloyd SICAV - Sustainable Infrastructure Income Fund (SIIF)

The ThomasLloyd SICAV – Sustainable Infrastructure Income Fund (SIIF) announced today that it has been granted the Environment Label by LuxFLAG, the...


Jul 03, 2019, 18:23 ET Fosun Launches Fourth Edition of Its Acceleration Program "Protechting"

Fosun and its portfolio companies Fidelidade, Luz Saude and Hauck & Aufhauser launched the fourth edition of the startups acceleration program -...


Jul 03, 2019, 11:40 ET Alectra partners with Sunnybrook's Ross Tilley Burn Centre to fund research on burn-related PTSD rehabilitation

MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 3, 2019 /CNW/ - Alectra Inc. is providing $250,000 over five years to the Ross Tilley Burn Centre at Sunnybrook Health Sciences ...


Jun 27, 2019, 14:07 ET Minister Bains announces new recipients of the Digital Literacy Exchange Program

The program will provide $29.5 million to non-profit organizations across the country to deliver digital literacy skills training to Canadians...


Jun 21, 2019, 12:16 ET Government of Canada Announces Request for Project Proposals for the Zero-Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program

OTTAWA, June 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians' quality of life — and our future economic growth — are deeply tied to the environment. The Governmen of...


Jun 20, 2019, 14:30 ET Pioneer in sustainable maritime transport: Desgagnés christens and inaugurates two polar class dual fuel/LNG vessels

QUEBEC CITY, June 20, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Desgagnés today proceeded with the double christening and inauguration of the M/T Paul A. Desgagnés and the ...


Jun 20, 2019, 09:30 ET EDC provides loan to help Canadian cleantech company Ecolomondo Corporation reduce hydrocarbon waste in landfills

$32.1 million loan will help Ecolomondo build its first commercial plant in Hawkesbury, Ontario OTTAWA, June 20, 2019 /CNW/ - As part of its...


Jun 19, 2019, 12:30 ET The Desjardins Group Pension Plan to acquire a portion of EDF Renewables Canada Inc.'s stake in the Cypress Wind Project

MONTREAL, June 19, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Desjardins Group Pension Plan (DGPP) has committed to acquire, upon completion of construction and upon...


Jun 17, 2019, 14:43 ET Maestria Real Estate Development Partners Donate $100,000 For Children's Wellness

A collaboration with artist Séguin Poirier that will contribute to exposing 1,250 young people to art Click here to download official photos...


Jun 10, 2019, 10:15 ET Government of Canada Invests In Housing To Fight Homelessness in Ottawa

OTTAWA, June 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. That is why, in May 2018, the Government launched the ...


May 29, 2019, 12:03 ET Government of Canada invites youth leaders to help build a more accessible Canada

TORONTO, May 29, 2019 /CNW/ - In celebration of Canada's third National AccessAbility Week, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public...


May 27, 2019, 08:49 ET Doubling Capacity to Serve More Ottawa Families in Need: Habitat for Humanity Greater Ottawa breaks ground on their largest build season to date

MEDIA ARE WELCOME TO JOIN TODAY AT 2PM – INTERVIEWS AVAILABLE When: Monday, May 27, 2019 from 2-3pm. Where: 6208 Jeanne d'Arc Blvd., Orleans, corner...


May 23, 2019, 09:15 ET Government of Canada supports the forestry sector through an investment in new innovative and environmentally friendly products and processes

Investment will help develop innovative pulp and paper products and usage while creating and maintaining 743 jobs in Corner Brook, Newfoundland and...


May 22, 2019, 12:00 ET FinDev Canada invests in EcoEnterprises fund to support sustainable SMEs in Latin America

The women-led fund offers investments for sustainable agriculture and agroforestry SMEs in Latin America. This is the first 2X Challenge-eligible...


May 21, 2019, 12:00 ET Canada Invests in Indigenous Participation in the Forest Sector

EDMONTON, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Indigenous communities have the innovation and drive to unlock new jobs in the forestry sector while protecting the...


May 14, 2019, 15:18 ET Results for the first quarter of 2019 - Desjardins Group records surplus earnings of $401 million for the first quarter

Assets surpass $300 billion $105 million returned to members and the community, an increase of $23 million LÉVIS, QC, May 14, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - For ...


May 14, 2019, 09:00 ET Breakfast Club of Canada salutes Pembina's $5 million investment to support breakfast programs across the country

A Renewed Partnership to Brighten Canadian Children's Future VANCOUVER, May 14, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Breakfast Club of Canada is thrilled to announce...


May 13, 2019, 12:21 ET Government of Canada funds flood mitigation project in Sussex, New Brunswick

SUSSEX, NB, May 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Flooding is Canada's costliest and most frequent natural disaster. Communities are looking for solutions to mitigate ...


May 13, 2019, 08:00 ET Celebrating the Beauty of Words in the Outaouais

The Government of Canada supports the Wakefield Writers Festival des écrivains La Pêche WAKEFIELD, QC, May 13, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Pablo...


May 07, 2019, 13:28 ET Minister Murray Statement on the 2019 Spring Reports of the Auditor General of Canada

OTTAWA, May 7, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Joyce Murray, President of the Treasury Board and Minister of Digital Government, today issued the...


May 06, 2019, 10:38 ET Strengthening the middle-class by putting more money in the pockets of Canadians - Increased Canada Child Benefit payments coming July 2019

BARRIE, ON, May 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Helping hard-working middle-class families provide the best start in life for their children is a top priority for...


May 03, 2019, 15:45 ET Minister Ng announces investment in women-led companies in Calgary

Government of Canada invests $900,000 to help nine women-led companies in Calgary and surrounding area grow and export CALGARY, May 3, 2019 /CNW/ -...


May 03, 2019, 13:30 ET Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan Support Northern Saskatchewan Housing Initiatives

LA RONGE, SK, May 3, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada and the Province of Saskatchewan are working together to develop housing opportunities for ...


May 03, 2019, 13:16 ET Government of Canada provides a $2.5 million grant to Canadian Red Cross for flood recovery efforts

OTTAWA, May 3, 2019 /CNW/ - Flooding is Canada's costliest and most frequent natural disaster, and it can have devastating impacts on people's homes, ...


May 03, 2019, 11:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan Support Northern Saskatchewan Housing Initiatives/

LA RONGE, SK, May 2, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Paul Merriman, Minister of Social Services and Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan Housing...