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Rebuild America Roundtable

You're invited!  CORPaTH and Heartland Capital Strategies (HCS) are jointly hosting a Rebuild America Roundtable in Washington, D.C. on May 6th, 4-6PM, on exciting new developments !  Limited seating...

The Rebuild America Roundtable, scheduled between the International Foundation Legislative Conference and the Council on Institutional Investments (CII), both in Washington, DC next week, will focus on defending retirement security and promoting responsible investment (RI). A number of prestigious labor and pension fund leaders will be speaking at the small roundtable at the AFL-CIO Lewis Room.  Heartland will announce an exciting new Responsible Investment Guidebook for capital stewards, commissioned by the Federation and other sponsors.  We will then ask friends to join us for cocktails at a nearby hotel.  The invitation is attached.

Ullico Commits $50 Million to Solar Energy Projects



Deal Creates Partnership with Panasonic Eco Solutions and Coronal Management

Washington, D.C. (November 14, 2013) — Ullico Inc. recently announced a $50 million commitment to finance new or operating solar energy projects through a partnership with Panasonic Eco Solutions North America (Panasonic) and Coronal Management, LLC (Coronal). The first project to be completed under the agreement is a 16.2 megawatt portfolio of CREST (California Renewable Energy Small Tariff) projects in Tulare and Kings Counties in Central California. The two projects are set for a mid-2014 completion with interconnection to Southern California Edison’s energy grid.

The Ullico Infrastructure Fund, L.P. will serve as the long-term majority asset owner with Panasonic and Coronal holding minority stakes. Ullico Inc. subsidiary Ullico Investment Advisors, Inc. established the fund in 2012 and seeks investment opportunities in the construction, maintenance, refurbishment and operation of the nation’s infrastructure. 

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President Bill Clinton Highlights Opening Session of North America's Building Trades Unions' 2014 Legislative Conference

3/11/2014

WASHINGTON, DC -- President Bill Clinton made a surprise appearance in front of over 2,300 national, state and local building and construction trade union leaders who had assembled for the first of two days of strategic discussions relating to the continued advancement of market share gains for the union construction industry.
 
Sean McGarvey, President of North America's Building Trades Unions, opened the conference with a keynote address that was focused on the strategic elements that will be necessary to continue the momentum being realized by the union construction trades, who increased their collective ranks by 95,000 members in 2013.
 
"Our unions," said McGarvey, "possess the unmatched ability to bring bottom line value to construction owners and end-users through the formal development and training of the safest, most highly skilled and productive construction workforce in the world, while maintaining a commitment to build partnerships that lead to the creation of pathways for people of all walks of life who deserve an opportunity to achieve a stable and secure life in the American middle class."
 
McGarvey also presented the Building Trades'  "Hat's Off" award to Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT).  Weingarten was honored for the work that she and AFT have done to leverage public employee pension assets for the expressed purpose of funding badly needed improvements to our nation's infrastructure. 

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The Canadian Impact Infrastructure Exchange (CIIX)


January 21st 2014

The Canadian Impact Infrastructure Exchange (CIIX)
Commissoned by CCCI and Impact Infrastructure, LLC

The Canadian Impact Infrastructure Exchange (CIIX) is an information exchange that brings together investors (including Canada's largest pension plans) and infrastructure investment opportunities that feature positive social and environmental impacts for Canadian communities.  We see infrastructure in its broadest context, encompassing large scale public systems, services, and facilities of a country or region that are necessary for economic activity and smaller scale opportunities that can be aggregated for investment. CIIX suggests that  impact infrastructure investment is the intentional investment in private-public partnerships that provides positive economic, social and/or environmental impact, in addition to job creation, community resiliency and financial return. 

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