Stemming the Tide: Investment, Infrastructure and Innovation in Ocean Plastics

GreenBiz

Stemming the Tide: Investment, Infrastructure and Innovation in Ocean Plastics. How can investment, infrastructure and innovation help solve ocean plastics? Speakers. Dave Ford, Ocean Plastics Leadership Network. Ellen Jackowski, HP. Dune Ives, Lonely Whale. Holly Secon.

Nestlé and Microsoft on financing circular innovations

GreenBiz

Nestlé and Microsoft on financing circular innovations. That's the hope of several early movers in circular economy investing, who shared their insights at the GreenBiz 21 virtual event in early February. . The company's first investment was in the Closed Loop Leadership Fund.)

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Regenerative Agriculture – Innovation and Investment: Part 1

CleanTech Group

In this three-part series we will tackle investing in regenerative agriculture. Agriculture & Food Cleantech Insights Cleantech Investment Resources & EnvironmentPart I will provide an overview, part 2 will look at key.

Investment Study for Washington State Maritime Industry Links to Innovation

CleanTech Alliance

Seattle, WA – Days after Washington Governor Jay Inslee celebrated the start of work on the state’s first hybrid-electric ferry, a study released by Washington Maritime Blue identifies investment opportunities. Source: Joshua Berger, Washington Maritime Blue, September 18, 2019.

Innovation in Forest Carbon Solutions

GreenBiz

Innovation in Forest Carbon Solutions. The rationale for investing in innovative forest projects. How to participate in innovative solutions for climate change . Toby Janson-Smith, Chief Innovation Officer, Verra. Chief Innovation Officer.

SK Innovation to invest in battery plant in Hungary

Charged

SK Innovation will invest $1.148 billion in SK Battery Hungary to build a new EV battery factory. The company’s first and second European plants are also located in Hungary, and the expected third plant will be the largest in investment scale. This is half of the anticipated total investments. Source: SK Innovation. Newswire The Tech EV Batteries SK Innovation

Capitalism Vs. Climate Change: Moleaer’s Innovative Nanobubbles

Forbes Green Tech

Moleaer (/Mo-Lee-Air/) is a wonderfully innovative company commercializing emerging scientific discoveries related to microscopic oxygen bubbles. Markets /markets Money /money Markets /markets Innovation /innovation Green Tech /green-tech Investing Investing

Clean Energy Fund: Fueling Partnerships for Renewable Energy Innovation

CleanTech Alliance

Since its launch in 2013, Governor Jay Inslee and the Washington State Legislature have championed the fund – appropriating more than $150 million to fund innovative cleantech projects across the Evergreen State.

Cargill fishes for innovations in sustainable salmon farming

GreenBiz

Cargill fishes for innovations in sustainable salmon farming. Focusing on novel, more sustainable ingredients is the next innovation in Cargill’s feed production journey. It's a newer practice that we really want to invest in.". Cargill is investing in bringing that down.

Washington state maritime industry investment study points to tech innovation for growth

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Washington Department of Commerce, September 19, 2019 Days after Washington Governor Jay Inslee celebrated the start of work on the state’s first hybrid-electric ferry, a study released by Washington Maritime Blue identified technology solutions for water transportation, shipping, science and other ocean systems, as the highest growth sector in the “Blue Economy” – a term referring […]. Industry News Member News Public Policy

Free Markets And ESG Investing Won't Fix The Climate Crisis, Says Former Blackrock Sustainability Chief

Forbes Green Tech

Forbes sat down with Tariq Fancy, former chief investment officer of sustainable investing at BlackRock to have him expand on his views of ESG investing, climate change and financial regulation.

Corporates turn to strategic investments to drive sustainable innovation

Impact Alpha

When Amazon announced its $2 billion Climate Pledge Fund to facilitate the transition to a low-carbon economy, it became the latest in a growing number of corporates using balance sheet capital to invest in and spur sustainable innovation.

Global Renewables Investment Return 7 Times Higher Than Fossil Fuels

Forbes Green Tech

New research proves massively increased return for investment in renewables over fossil fuels. trillion annual investment in low carbon energy, this can only be a positive for achieving climate goals.

Innovative sanitation solution is crowned winner of VERGE Accelerate contest

GreenBiz

Innovative sanitation solution is crowned winner of VERGE Accelerate contest. Presenters were given less than three minutes to make a compelling argument to the audience on why their company and innovation should win this year. Innovation.

Governor Jay Inslee Praises Clean Energy Innovations at 2019 Energy Leadership Summit

CleanTech Alliance

PRESS RELEASE November 26, 2019 CONTACT: Jon Okun, CleanTech Alliance, Operations Manager 206-389-7255 Jon@CleanTechAlliance.org Governor Jay Inslee Praises Clean Energy Innovations at 2019 Energy Leadership Summit Governor Jay Inslee gave a keynote speech at the Energy Leadership Summit highlighting the successes of the Clean Energy Fund, which has invested more than $150 million in clean […].

Waste & Recycling Innovations • 4/21/21

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

We have called on industry leaders to guide this solutions-based forum and panel on how innovation can move us away from landfill dependency and decrease the impacts on our environment. April 21, 2021. 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM PST. Virtual Event. Register.

Sustainable infrastructure investments can aid the post-COVID recovery

GreenBiz

Sustainable infrastructure investments can aid the post-COVID recovery. Many are considering a tried-and-true method to boost economies in the short term and provide wide societal benefits in the long term: infrastructure investment.

MIT’s Solve Innovation Future fund makes four early-stage investments

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, May 6 – Solve Innovation Future, the investment arm of MIT Solve, has committed $1 million to eight companies that were finalists in. The post MIT’s Solve Innovation Future fund makes four early-stage investments appeared first on Impact Alpha.

Hydrogen 2020: Engaging with Innovation

CleanTech Group

Green industries are about to be flooded with billions in investments from governments eager to rebound from COVID-19 and fight climate change. This month, Europe unveiled its hydrogen strategy including: Plans increase production capacity six-fold by.

Luxury in the new normal: Leadership and innovation in 2020 and beyond

GreenBiz

Luxury in the new normal: Leadership and innovation in 2020 and beyond. To drive innovation and demonstrate leadership in the years ahead, luxury leaders should consider these three opportunities: 1. Elisa Niemtzow. Fri, 10/16/2020 - 01:00.

How treasurers can lead their company’s impact investing

GreenBiz

How treasurers can lead their company’s impact investing. When you think about who makes the greatest social and environmental impact with corporate dollars, you probably think of the head of ESG or the chief investment officer, not the treasurer. Invest in long-term partnerships.

When it comes to climate investment funds, diverse management is imperative

GreenBiz

When it comes to climate investment funds, diverse management is imperative. Needless to say, investment managers and financial advisers are powerful. investment consulting firms to gain insights into gender and racial representation, only 16 responded. Finance & Investing.

The Smart Money Is Investing In Carbon Credits

Forbes Green Tech

Markets /markets Money /money Markets /markets Innovation /innovation Green Tech /green-tech Investing InvestingA revolution is underway in the world of carbon credits.

SK Innovation increases investment in US EV battery business to $2.5 billion

Charged

SK Innovation has announced additional investment in its US battery business to fund the construction of a second EV battery plant in Georgia. The company plans to invest a total of $2.5 The company says it could invest as much as $5 billion in its US battery business, and create as many as 6,000 jobs. ” Source: SK Innovation. Newswire The Tech SK Innovation

Washington State Senate Bill 5244 – Needed Support For Nuclear Power

Jim Conca

The Washington State Senate Environment, Energy & Technology Committee drafted a new bill, SB 5244, encouraging the production of advanced nuclear reactors, small modular reactors, and components through the Invest in Washington Act.

Grid Modernization: We Must Rebuild Our Innovation Engine

Forbes Green Tech

Markets /markets Money /money Markets /markets Innovation /innovation Green Tech /green-tech Investing InvestingA grid-focused infrastructure project has great potential for garnering bipartisan support.

Virtual reality training wins water industry innovation award

Envirotec Magazine

Drainage and utility specialist Lanes Group plc has won the Institute of Water of Innovation Award 2020 for the South East Region for leading the development of virtual reality (VR) capability in a 360 video theatre. The Igloo cylindrical training theatre used by Lanes.

Overcoming Risk Aversion to Accelerate Green Investments: Lessons from Mexico, Brazil and India

The City Fix

By 2030, cities will house approximately 60% of the world’s population and already more than one in three urban dwellers lack access to at least one core service like reliable energy, clean water or affordable housing. Green, sustainable infrastructure, including. Continue reading on TheCityFix.com.

Where are they now? Celebrating the InNOVAte 2019 Startups’ Achievements

Greentown Labs

Since they were recognized with the InNOVAte award, the world as we knew it has changed dramatically. Since the InNOVAte challenge, Hyperframe has obtained letters of intent for several projects, including a housing complex. Stories Greentown Launch InNOVAte 2019 Challenge Saint-Gobai

What I Wish I Had Learned About Investing At Harvard Business School III: ESG Compensation Targets And Risk-Adjusted Returns

Forbes Green Tech

Investing /investing Money /money Investing /investing Innovation /innovation Green Tech /green-tech Decision Maker Content decisionmaker

E8 Panel: Cleantech and Investing in a Time of COVID-19

CleanTech Alliance

Below you will find some very interesting and insightful commentary from E8‘s March 26, 2020 panel on the investment outlook in an uncertain time. Members of E8 are committed to advancing clean technologies by investing in highly promising, early-stage companies all across North America. The innovations we support […].

ESG investments: Exponential potential or surfing one wave?

GreenBiz

ESG investments: Exponential potential or surfing one wave? About 77 percent of ESG funds that existed 10 years ago are presently available, whereas only 46 percent of traditional investment vehicles maintain that survivorship. A declining investment rationale for fossil fuels.

Starting 2021 At The Intersection Of Climate Science And Investing

Forbes Green Tech

Markets /markets Money /money Markets /markets Innovation /innovation Green Tech /green-tech Investing InvestingWe all have responsibility to make the changes that will allow our civilization to adapt to and mitigate the effects of climate change.

What makes Al Gore hopeful: Tech innovation, science-based targets and the racial 'awakening'

GreenBiz

What makes Al Gore hopeful: Tech innovation, science-based targets and the racial 'awakening'. Some of the innovation around new materials has been particularly impressive to me, materials like silicon carbide. Innovation.

Meet node.energy, the Renewable Energy Planning and Management Innovator and Recipient of Solar Impulse #1000solutions Label

CleanTech Group

1000 Solutions Solar Impulse Foundation #cleantech investment onsite renewable energy systemsAddressing environmental challenges while enabling economic growth is the simple and compelling idea behind the Solar Impulse Foundation. In partnership with Cleantech Group, .

Solar Industry’s Next Innovation: Navigating Impacts of Coronavirus

GreenTechMedia

“We were making big investments in digital and I think the shift has accelerated dramatically.” Although Sungrow received the OK to restart production in February, the company still invested in measures to protect factory workers from infection. “Nobody knows anything.”

Under development: Top 5 cleantech innovations to watch in 2020

Envirotec Magazine

Cleantech innovation took centre stage at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, in January, a sign of growing commercial interest in this fast-moving area of R&D. Many cleantech innovations are now market ready for major-scale application, with improved government funding providing the boost needed to support their commercialisation. Cleantech innovations might be used to decarbonise processes, generate power sustainably or reduce power consumption.

Public investment, private innovation: The global market for air quality marketing

EDF + Business

Entrepreneurs and technology innovators can play a role in solving air pollution challenges across the globe by investing in the growing market for sensor technologies. National air quality standards drive air quality monitoring programs and investments in regulatory-grade equipment.

Upstart Hazel finds cachet for innovative sachets that extend produce shelf life

GreenBiz

Upstart Hazel finds cachet for innovative sachets that extend produce shelf life. In late 2020, the company is finding early commercial success in its mission to decrease food waste through its innovative packaging. That investment also has long-term implications.

Avoid a major blind spot: Gender-smart investing is risk management

GreenBiz

Avoid a major blind spot: Gender-smart investing is risk management. This question, asked by Suzanne Biegel, co-founder of Gender-Smart Investing, was the central matter for debate during a breakout session last week at GreenFin 21. . Finance & Investing.

World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit

Eco-Business

Accelerating the Super Evolution of Agriculture through Innovation and Collaboration The World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit is a world leading event series focused on the most disruptive technologies transforming the global food system.

Space technology firms sponsor Northumbrian Water Innovation Festival

Envirotec Magazine

Described as ‘Glastonbury meets Tomorrows World’ the four day innovation festival held annually by Northumbrian Water is going fully digital for the first time, and will take place on 14-17 September.

Ford Doubling Investment In Electric Cars And Trucks To $22 Billion

Forbes Green Tech

The carmaker's massive increase in EV investment comes amid a growing industry shift toward zero-pollution vehicles.