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Weird, no more. Five reasons why sustainable investing became mainstream

SRI AssetsThis year, the number of “social investors” passed an important milestone:  A full one out of nine investment dollars under professional management now has a “responsible” mandate.  (That totals more than $3.7 trillion dollars.) 

Chalk it up to social media tools like Facebook and Twitter, of course,  but just as the population increasingly shops with a conscience, they have begun to invest consciously, too.  From Bangladeshi factories to low wage Wal-Mart workers on public assistance, fast-spreading news means that investors are less likely to be passive bystanders.

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Georgia Governor’s Water Supply Program Applications Received

GEFA received 11 applications from communities seeking $140 million in funding for water supply projects through the Governor’s Water Supply Program (GWSP). The applications will be reviewed and scored on the basis of need, readiness, finances, regional cooperation and impact. GEFA plans to announce the second round of funding awards this summer.

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Southeast Green to appear on Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio

Podcast showcases real estate experts, industry trends and news

Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio is pleased to announce its June line-up. Produced by Marketing RELEVANCE, Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio is an award-winning podcast focusing on Atlanta real estate news, information, trends, ideas and perspectives.

Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio guests discuss wide-ranging, relevant topics including local real estate trends and updates, financing, strategies for buying and selling, hot new communities, specials, incentives and more. The show is designed to be of interest to both consumers and industry professionals.

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Metro Atlanta Chamber Honors Global Business Excellence, International Businesses Leaders at 2013 Global Impact Awards

Awards highlight innovation, job creation, community leadership and sustainable practices

Four of Atlanta’s most notable leaders in international business and global operations have been selected by the Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC) as 2013 Global Impact Awards winners. The annual awards event honors international business excellence, innovation and leadership. The four winning companies were among 12 finalists recognized this year.

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DeKalb to Host South River Cleanup

Various organizations and volunteers will come together Saturday, July 8, from 8 to 11 a.m., to clean up the South River. The event will be held at Constitution Lakes Park, 1305 South River Industrial Blvd., Atlanta, GA 30315.

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