Renewal2 Announces Partnership with CSRwire Canada

Moving beyond traditional investing and newswires to promote a solutions economy

(CSRwire) Vancouver, BC - - April 14, 2009 - The new Vancouver-based social venture investment fund, Renewal2, is excited to announce a partnership with the newly launched Canadian arm of to provide investors globally with news on opportunities to participate in the development of business at the forefront of social and environmental innovation.

"We are a fund that promotes innovation in the social venture investing sector and are always on the look-out for like-minded partners that can help us reach a wider audience," says Pamela Chaloult, VP Marketing & Communications at Renewal2. "Through CSRwire's newswire model and relevant network, we have the opportunity to create global awareness for the need to shift capital to the solutions economy."

"As we continue to expand our core distribution and archiving, we are moving beyond the traditional newswire to include innovative techniques to get news to a passionate, professional audience," says Janet Morgan of CSRwire. "We're pleased to form a partnership with Renewal2, a leader in providing and supporting sustainability solutions."

About CSRwire Canada
CSRwire Canada ( is the leading source of Canadian-focused Corporate Social Responsibility news. CRSwire members are companies and NGOs, agencies and organizations interested in communicating their corporate citizenship, sustainability, and socially responsible initiatives to a global audience through CSRwire's syndication network and weekly News Alerts. CSRwire content covers issues of Diversity, Philanthropy, Socially Responsible Investing (SRI), Environment, Human Rights, Workplace Issues, Business Ethics, Community Development, and Corporate Governance.

About Renewal2
Based in Vancouver, BC, Renewal2 ( is a social venture fund that builds upon 15 years experience in successful high-impact investing. Renewal2 is dedicated to delivering superior financial returns by investing in some of North America's leading environmental and social mission businesses. Renewal2 focuses on underfunded sectors that are critical to a sustainable economy, early stage companies that require patient capital, and scalable businesses that can generate meaningful shifts in consumer behavior. Managed by the principals of Renewal Partners (, the Renewal2 team, including Paul Richardson, Joel Solomon, and Nicole Bradbury, brings over 30 years experience in social investing and capital markets to the fund.