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Convoy Raises $400 Million to Expand Digital Freight Business   
(Wednesday - November 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Wall Street Journal - Digital freight broker Convoy raised $400 million in a Series D funding round that values the business at $2.75 billion and backs its expansion in a growing array of technology-focused upstarts making inroads in the freight...
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Active management and ESG are a perfect match   
(Wednesday - November 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : MSCI Group (NYSE: MDX)
Source: The Financial Times - For example, the correlation in scores between the two major providers, MSCI and Sustainalytics, is weak ... Active management and ESG are a perfect match, as investors increasingly recognise that sustainable companies require ...
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Liberty All-Star® Growth Fund, Inc. October 2019 Monthly Update   
(Wednesday - November 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : MSCI Group (NYSE: MDX)
Source: Bloomberg - Investment Managers: Weatherbie Capital, LLC Small-Cap Growth Congress Asset Management Company, LLP Mid-Cap Growth Sustainable Growth Advisers ... 3.2% Materials 2.8% Energy 0.2% Total Market Value 100.0% *Based on Standard...
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Canadian securities regulators outline corporate governance disclosure expectations for cannabis issuers   
(Wednesday - November 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
Source: YAHOO! - TORONTO , Nov. 12, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Securities regulatory authorities in Ontario , British Columbia , Quebec , New Brunswick , Saskatchewan , Manitoba and Nova Scotia (the participating jurisdictions) today published guidance...
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VW breaking ground on $800M Tennessee plant expansion for electric vehicles   
(Wednesday - November 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Fox Business - Volkswagen is set to break ground on its $800 million Chattanooga, Tennessee, assembly plant expansion. Continue Reading Below Work on the expansion will start Wednesday, according to Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee's office. Volkswagen...
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Triad industrial portfolio sells for $6.75 million   
(Wednesday - November 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: The Business Journals - A seven-building portfolio in a strong Triad submarket has sold for $6.75 million. A group led by Kevin Jessup, managing partner at Greensboro-based Salem Investment Partners, bought six flex buildings and a 78,000-square-foot...
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Apparel Coalition releases new Higg modules   
(Wednesday - November 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Sustainable Apparel Coalition
Source: Ecotextile News - SAN FRANCISCO – The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) has released the 2019 Higg Facility Modules; tools developed to improve social and environmental sustainability within the textiles industry. The introduction of the...
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Google, Cisco, Jerome Powell, Nike and Amazon - 5 Things You Must Know Wednesday   
(Wednesday - November 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: TheStreet.com - U.S. stock futures fell Wednesday following a speech from Donald Trump that created confusion over the state of U.S.-China trade talks and raised the prospect of tariff increases if the two sides fail to reach a near-term...
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MOL Group acquires German compounder Aurora   
(Wednesday - November 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : MSCI Group (NYSE: MDX)
Source: The Magazine - Leading ESG (environmental, social and governance) rating agencies, including Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (where MOL is the only emerging European member), MSCI and Sustainalytics, have confirmed MOL’s efforts in the...
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Wetherspoon boss attacks Boris Johnson's Brexit deal and 'up the spout' corporate governance   
(Wednesday - November 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
Source: This is Money - The pub group boss also used the update to post his views on the problems in the area of corporate governance, which he claimed, 'institutionalises short-termism, inexperience and navel-gazing.' On the subject of Brexit, Mr...
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