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“Georgetown, Nike reach pact on worker’s conditions” – The Washington Post – August 30, 2017

On August 30, 2017 The Washington Post reported that Georgetown University and Nike have reached an agreement regarding the condition of workers in Nike’s supply chain. According to the article, “(i)n December, students at Georgetown University staged a sit-in, protesting the school’s licensing agreement with Nike over concerns regarding labor practices. Months later, Georgetown and Nike have reached a […]

“Largest Green-Bond Fund for Emerging Markets Nearing $2 Billion” – Bloomberg – August 24, 2017

On August 24, 2017 Bloomberg reported that “(t)he World Bank’s International Finance Corp. and European asset manager Amundi SA are targeting year-end to raise $2 billion for what is expected to be the world’s largest green-bond fund dedicated to emerging markets.  The fund aims to marry the goals of investors seeking more high-yield opportunities and development […]