New £100m fund will tackle inequality among disadvantaged groups and young people

Funding organisations from across London are uniting to create a £100m fund to support voluntary and community groups to drive change and tackle inequality. Over the next ten years, Propel will support organisations led by and for disadvantaged groups, including young people, women and girls, LGBTQ+ communities, deaf and disabled people, and communities experiencing racial inequality.  The growing collaboration represents public, private, and independent funders, including Bloomberg, City Bridge Trust – the City of London Corporation’s charity funder – The National Lottery Community Fund, the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan,…

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Bloomberg Publishes 2021 Impact Report Highlighting Its Work to Mobilize the Markets and Company-wide Efforts to Fight Climate Change

Bloomberg LP published its 2021 Impact Report, which outlines how the company continues to address climate change through its operations and products, philanthropy and collaborations with partners and industry peers. The report also provides details on how Bloomberg continues to invest in an increasingly diverse workforce, and drives change on critical social issues. The report highlights Bloomberg’s efforts to build significant momentum in the lead up to the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) and how the company is leading efforts to mobilize markets to fight climate change and bring transparency…

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Bloomberg Launches U.S. Municipal Bond Impact Index to Track Green, Social, and Sustainability Bonds

Bloomberg has announced the launch of the Bloomberg U.S. Municipal Impact Index designed to track the market of municipal bonds categorized as Green, Social, and Sustainability. The index currently tracks over 2,800 securities and is the first such standardized measure of the U.S. municipal tax-exempt investment grade impact bond market. The index is derived from Bloomberg Index Services Limited’s (BISL) flagship Municipal Index (Bloomberg Ticker: I00730) and utilizes Bloomberg’s data and its municipal data analysts’ research to individually vet and categorize as Green, Social or Sustainability municipal bonds on the…

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UBS and Bloomberg Launch “Girls Take Finance” in 12 Cities Globally to Inspire Teenage Girls to Be the Next Generation of Leaders

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UBS and Bloomberg announce the launch of “Girls Take Finance,” a global initiative that expands the 2019 “Girls Take” events to 12 cities worldwide. “Girls Take Finance” aims to inspire the next-generation of leaders by providing young women, aged 14-18, with insight into the financial services industry and career opportunities in business, finance and technology. In 2020, UBS and Bloomberg will expand “Girls Take Finance” to major cities across the globe, including Frankfurt, Jakarta, Johannesburg, London, San Francisco, São Paulo, Sydney, and Zurich. “As someone who started his career in…

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Bloomberg Pledges to Serve More Planet-Saving, Healthy Plant-based Foods

Bloomberg has committed to serve more climate-friendly foods through the Cool Food Pledge, a growing movement of workplaces, hotels, hospitals and restaurants aiming to slash food-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 25% by 2030. Groups serving a combined 800+ million meals annually have already signed on to this new initiative. In 2018 Bloomberg purchased 429 tons of food, of which 7% were ruminant meats (beef and lamb), and another 65% other animal-based foods. Total food-related GHG emissions amounted to 13,735 tons CO2e, with ruminant meats accounting for 57% of these.…

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