Why IKEA is investing in sustainable mobility

GreenBiz

Why IKEA is investing in sustainable mobility. For the company known for its delicious meatballs and DIY shelves, the investment isn't actually that surprising. For example, the company is pushing its electric fleet partners to go electric, and investing in low-carbon fuel technologies.

The new normal in sustainable investing post-COVID-19

GreenBiz

The time has passed for small commitments, hyperbole and delays in embracing sustainable investing. COVID-19 Finance & Investing GreenFin ESG

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Sustainable investing is changing global supply chains: 4 key takeaways

GreenBiz

Sustainable investing is changing global supply chains: 4 key takeaways. Sustainable investing strategies have ascended quickly in the last 10 years. Sustainable investment strategies cover roughly a third of Taiwanese AUM. Finance & Investing.

Downturn signals opportunity for climate-aligned investing

GreenBiz

Finance & Investing ESG Rocky Mountain InstituteSeveral frameworks are emerging that sets performance thresholds identifying economic activities that align with the Paris Agreement emissions reduction targets.

HSBC invests in world’s first ‘reef credit’ system

GreenBiz

HSBC invests in world’s first ‘reef credit’ system. Selling the reef credits funds investments in more efficient fertilizer practices such as matching the application to the needs of specific crops and removing compact soil to decrease excess runoff, according to GreenCollar.

System Change Investing: The business case

GreenBiz

The new paradigm approach shifts the focus of investing from company change and symptoms to system change and root causes. Finance & Investing Reporting

Timberland invests in regenerative leather ranches

GreenBiz

Timberland invests in regenerative leather ranches. But more companies outside of the food space are figuring out how they can invest in or use regenerative practices in the supply chain for their products. . The investment is part of a larger sustainability strategy at Timberland that is focused on three pillars — better products, stronger communities and a greener world. . Deonna Anderson. Fri, 06/19/2020 - 02:45.

Sound investments to decarbonize the world’s industries

GreenBiz

Climate Change Finance & Investing manufacturingAs much as $21 trillion is needed through 2050 to fully decarbonize the ammonia, cement, ethylene and steel sectors.

UPS invests in electric vehicle pioneer Arrival, as delivery giant places order for 10,000 vans

GreenBiz

Electric Vehicles Investing Transportation Transportation & MobilityArrival has emerged as a major player in the fast expanding commercial EV fleet market.

Global investment managers say no to carbon

Inhabitat - Innovation

A European group of global investment managers and pension funds has devised an ambitious plan to cut their portfolios down to net-zero carbon

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.

Morgan Stanley will measure CO2 impact of loans and investments

GreenBiz

Morgan Stanley will measure CO2 impact of loans and investments. It comes as banks and financial institutions face growing pressure from campaigners, policymakers, regulations and investors to account for and take action against the sizeable climate risk in their investment portfolios.

The next building block for impact investing: quality impact reporting

Impact Alpha

The impact investing industry has matured over the past couple of years, especially when it comes to aligning investors around common standards for. The post The next building block for impact investing: quality impact reporting appeared first on Impact Alpha.

7 Solar-Powered Gadgets To Invest When You Go Hiking Frequently

U.S. Green Technology

And when you do this frequently, isn’t it wise to invest. The post 7 Solar-Powered Gadgets To Invest When You Go Hiking Frequently appeared first on U.S.

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.

A Deep Dive into Cleantech Investing

Greentown Labs

After our first successful Cleantech Investing 101 program on October 14, we were excited to host our follow up event Advanced Cleantech Investing on November 17. The post A Deep Dive into Cleantech Investing appeared first on Greentown Labs.

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. Countries around the globe are set to launch the biggest round of infrastructure investment since the post-2008 financial crisis stimulus measures. trillion from investing in infrastructure that prioritizes future-focused resiliency.

The Week in Impact Investing: Creativity

Impact Alpha

The post The Week in Impact Investing: Creativity appeared first on Impact Alpha. The Week's Agent of Impact: Amanda Gorman, poet. The Brief

The Week in Impact Investing: Repudiation

Impact Alpha

The post The Week in Impact Investing: Repudiation appeared first on Impact Alpha. Featured: The Week's Agents of Impact: Georgia's organizers. The Brief

LISC looks to “10X” investment in closing racial wealth gaps

Impact Alpha

Community Finance Inclusive Economy Locavesting Place-Based Investing Return on Inclusion UncategorizedImpactAlpha Nov. 19 – The Local Initiatives Support Corp. wants to scale up the response to addressing persistent disparities in wealth, health and.

IKEA to invest $220 million into becoming 'climate positive'

GreenBiz

The investment will be focused on two areas — green energy and reforestation. Clean Energy Corporate Strategy Corporate Strategy Deforestation

Hard truths from a decade of investing in regional food systems

GreenBiz

Hard truths from a decade of investing in regional food systems. As we wind down the fund and move our food system investments into other RSF portfolios, we’re sharing what we’ve learned in hopes of advancing efforts to build a regenerative food system. Finance & Investing.

Is a Sprinkler System a Good Investment?

Green Living Guy

The post Is a Sprinkler System a Good Investment? Anyone who owns a backyard, a garden, or a porch knows that maintaining the exterior of their home is just as effort, time, and financially consuming as the maintenance of a home’s interior.

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.

Renewable Resources Group and Capricorn Investment Group float a SPAC

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, January 19 – Investment firms Renewable Resources Group and Capricorn Investment Group have launched Sustainable Development Acquisition I Corp. The post Renewable Resources Group and Capricorn Investment Group float a SPAC appeared first on Impact Alpha.

Imperfect Foods scores $95 million investment for ‘ugly’ produce sales

Impact Alpha

The post Imperfect Foods scores $95 million investment for ‘ugly’ produce sales appeared first on Impact Alpha. ImpactAlpha, January 26 — Imperfect Foods has raised $214.1 million since 2015 to help reduce food waste by redirecting foods deemed too “ugly”.

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Two Sigma Impact invests in workforce educator Penn Foster

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, January 21 – Hedge fund Two Sigma launched its nine-figure impact investing initiative from its own balance sheet to prove the correlation between. The post Two Sigma Impact invests in workforce educator Penn Foster appeared first on Impact Alpha.

Six Climate Investing Myths Debunked

CleanTech Alliance

Yet, climate investing is still burdened by […]. Source: Morgan Stanley, September 18, 2019 nvestors have come to terms with the reality that climate change is no longer a theoretical threat. The effects of extreme weather, rising sea levels, resource scarcity and pollution are rippling across every continent with dire consequences for individuals, governments and businesses. Industry News

Why Are Oil and Gas Companies Investing in Nuclear Fusion?

GreenTechMedia

The oil industry’s search for carbon-free alternatives to fossil fuels has led to many interesting investment decisions over the years. Somewhere high on that list is nuclear fusion, the energy that powers the sun, which has drawn investment from at least three major oil companies.

The Week in impact investing: Historic

Impact Alpha

The post The Week in impact investing: Historic appeared first on Impact Alpha. TGIF, Agents of Impact! History in real-time. If this week’s Georgia runoff elections that tipped the U.S. Senate signaled a turn toward The.

LACI Announces First Year of Investments from $5 Million Early Stage Impact Investment Fund

LA CleanTech Incubator

The $5 million LIF considers investment in LACI portfolio companies that are in good standing, have an active round of investment with a lead investor, and have demonstrated strong commitment.

CARB approves $29 million investment in two clean-car programs

Charged

The new investment will help to keep these popular air district-run programs operating until the state legislature appropriates more funding. It’s critical that we clean up the way we move people and goods and these investments will help accelerate that change,” CARB Chair Mary D.

The Week in impact investing: Purpose-built

Impact Alpha

The post The Week in impact investing: Purpose-built appeared first on ImpactAlpha. TGIF, Agents of Impact! Purpose-built for impact.

The Week in impact investing: Science

Impact Alpha

The post The Week in impact investing: Science appeared first on Impact Alpha. Featured: The Week's Agents of Impact: Scientists. The Brief

Google invests in Dunzo to advance India’s digital economy

Impact Alpha

The post Google invests in Dunzo to advance India’s digital economy appeared first on Impact Alpha. ImpactAlpha, January 20 — Dunzo’s delivery platform helps small and local businesses fill online orders for food, medicine and consumer goods in 300.

Iberdrola Plots Post-Lockdown Renewables Investment Spree

GreenTechMedia

Spanish power group Iberdrola, one of the world's largest investors in clean-energy projects, pledged to ramp up its investments in spite of the coronavirus pandemic. Iberdrola’s total investments in 2020 will hit €10 billion ($10.7 “As soon as possible we will speed up our investments in order to contribute to economic activity and prevent people’s jobs from being lost," Galán said.

Patricia Farrar-Rivas: How I invest for equity

Impact Alpha

The post Patricia Farrar-Rivas: How I invest for equity appeared first on Impact Alpha. I grew up the daughter of an Air Force officer and a homemaker. We did not have a lot of money, but as. Personal Finance

Grassroots platforms are not waiting for Washington to invest in a green new deal

Impact Alpha

But new investment crowdfunding platforms are not waiting for the outcome of this fall’s bruising U.S. The post Grassroots platforms are not waiting for Washington to invest in a green new deal appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

How an impact investment firm co-founder sees the future of capitalism

GreenBiz

Finance Finance & Investing The Sustainable MBAA Q&A with Caprock's Matthew Weatherly-White on the social responsibilities and visibilities of the private sector.

The Week in impact investing: Patience

Impact Alpha

The post The Week in impact investing: Patience appeared first on ImpactAlpha. TGIF, Agents of Impact! This week has been an exercise in real-time narrative adjustment.