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Startups Target Millennials With Social-Investing Apps

More than any previous generation, millennials are likely to invest in companies that mesh with their social and political concerns—from clean energy to gender...

Freddie Mac Targeting ESG Investors with Green Mortgage Bonds

Freddie Mac is making its first foray into green bonds, starting a new commercial mortgage-backed security program backed by loans to apartment building owners...

Green Bonds for a Climate-Resilient Future

Climate change is no longer an abstraction, but an acute threat to lives, nations, and the world, cutting across all segments of society. The...

Crypto Exchange Bittrex to Block US Users From Trading in 32...

Cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex announced that it will block its United States-based users from trading in 32 cryptocurrencies. The exchange revealed the news in a...

Microsoft Partners With Startup Truffle On Blockchain Developer Tools For Azure...

Microsoft announced today that it is integrating tools built by the blockchain startup Truffle into its Azure cloud computing service to help developers build...

Adoption of Blockchain for Agricultural Commodity Trading Brings Challenges

Blockchain, the distributed ledger technology behind cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, which allows multiple computers to store identical transaction records, is still in its infancy. Yet...