Friends of CoPower, we hope you're enjoying the autumn as much as we are. Stay tuned, we've got great news to keep you warm!

1) CoPower selected for MaRS Community Finance Solutions - The program puts world-class partners like MaRS, KPMG, and Hill + Knowlton at the service of initiatives across Canada that are creating new impact funds and social finance products.

2) Investment Platforms blog post - CoPower's David Berliner was delighted to moderate a panel discussion at the MaRS Social Finance Forum on the topic of "Impact Investment Platforms" here. For David's thoughts on the real advantages offered by online investment platforms, read our hot-off-the-presses blog post

3) Meet CoPower - Don't miss Raphael Bouskila's keynote at Cleantech Drinks tomorrow, Nov 12 2014 at Bier Markt (1221 Rene Levesque, Montreal). RSVP here and come say hi! We'll also be at Solar Canada, the largest solar energy conference north of the border, December 8-9 in Toronto. 

4) Other past events - CoPower's Raphael Bouskila recently served as opening speaker for Joey Saputo, president of the Montreal Impact (video of Raphael's address), while David Berliner served as a "dragon" judge on a pitch session at the recent Rethink Sustainability conference in Toronto.

5) Oil, divestment, and solar news - John D. Rockefeller built his fortune on oil. Now his heirs are divesting a $860 million endowment from fossil fuels, as reported by the New York Times. Also while oil prices have been dominating the news, a newDeutsche Bank report concludes solar will be as cheap or cheaper than average electricity-bill prices for consumers in 47 US states by 2016. 

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Tags: Clean Energy - Social Impact Investing - Green Bonds - Ethical Funds