New Zealand impact investments set to grow six-fold over five years

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Smarter Money paywall Signals Oceania/Australia impact indigenousImpactAlpha, Oct. 16 – Just 1% of New Zealand’s private assets under management, or $889 million, is in impact investments, according to the first in-depth study of the country’s impact investing market.

Climate scientist in Australia: dangerous climate change is here now

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Climate Finance Signals Oceania/Australia climate-changeAfter years studying the climate, my work has brought me to Sydney where I’m studying the linkages between climate change and extreme weather events.

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New Zealand’s Enterprise Angels locks down $13 million for impact fund

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SDGs Smarter Money paywall Industry News Urban Tech Dealflow Inclusive Economy Regeneration Oceania/AustraliaImpactAlpha, November 6 – New Zealand isn’t the easiest market for impact investing and fundraising. It’s small, and investors note a slim deal pipeline as a challenge.

Australia’s Tenacious Ventures raises A$16 million for sustainable ag fund

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Smarter Money paywall Industry News Dealflow Food Tech Oceania/Australia agriculture IMPACT INVESTINGAustralia claimed only $29 million of the $16.9 billion in global agtech deal activity in 2018.

Australia’s IIG scores $20 million for place-based impact fund

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Smarter Money Investing in place paywall Industry News Dealflow Locavesting Inclusive Economy Oceania/Australia

“Kangaroo bond” helps Australians export financial inclusion

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SDGs Smarter Money paywall Industry News Dealflow Innovative Finance Return on Inclusion Oceania/Australia

IKEA deploys electric delivery truck from SEA Electric

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Australian e-truck builder SEA Electric has delivered an electric delivery truck to fleet service provider All Purpose Transport. The new truck will be making deliveries for IKEA in Queensland. SEA offers a range of 5 drivetrains for commercial vehicles from 3.5 tons to 27 tons GVM.

Building the Digital Energy Retailer: Lessons From IDC’s Worldwide Utilities 2020 Predictions

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For IDC Energy Insights, this effort rests on an analyst team that stretches from Europe to Asia, Oceania and North America.

WoodMac: Bifacial Solar Market Set to Grow Tenfold by 2024

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Finally, Australia leads the pack in Oceania, thanks to its bifacial-friendly desert terrain in the middle of the country and the high electricity tariffs that originally spurred solar’s growth. Bifacial solar modules have attracted a lot of market attention in recent years.