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17th Annual Wall Street Green Summit

The 17th Annual Wall Street Green Summit (www.wsgts.com)is the longest running and most comprehensive sustainable finance event in the industry. The Summit covers cutting edge content, industry developments and features the practitioners and the leaders of tomorrow. The emergence of the “Impact Economy” is where main street investors team up with corporations, entrepreneurs and government to s…

 

Grameen America Launches New Impact Investing Fund

Microlender Grameen America is upping its game in impact investing. The U.S.-based microfinance organization marked its ten-year anniversary last month by announcing a new $11 million impact investing fund, the first in what it said will be a series of new funds. Called the Social Business Fund, it’s aimed at providing additional money to women entrepreneurs who have already worked with Gram…

 

This Pullback is Awesome.

Yeah, you heard us right. This pullback is awesome. Dear Friends, We’ve received a lot of questions the last couple days about our reaction to recent market declines. We’re more than happy to share our view. What’s causing the pullback? In short, inflation worries caused by the news that wages for American workers increased in January, and the attendant fear that inflation means…

 

Scotiabank Proudly Supports the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure

TORONTO, February 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Scotiabank today proudly announced its support of the Financial Stability Board (FSB) Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). “As Canada’s international bank, Scotiabank has witnessed first-hand the devastating effects of natural disasters such as wildfires, floods, earthquakes and hurricanes in communities in which the bank opera…

 

Summit Draws Major Investors With $30 Trillion in AUM to Map Out Next Steps on Tackling Climate Risk and Seizing Low-carbon Opportunities

Investors make key announcements on low-carbon commitments; release new investor agenda to accelerate and scale up action on climate change …

 

The Words From Davos In 2018: Sustainability, Responsibility…And More In This, The Fourth Industrial Revolution

The World Economic Forum (WEF) annually convenes business leaders, government officials, celebrities and other luminaries in the Swiss village of Davos-Klosters to explore societal issues and develop or work to advance solutions to same. This year’s convocation was staged over four days n late-January. Some of the highlights for you: UN Sustainable Development Goals in Focus The Governmen…

 

Investors wake up to a $2.3 trillion opportunity in sustainable food and agriculture

Farmer Finance For example, food corporations Cargill, Tyson Foods, PHW, and even fast-food chain McDonalds, are investing in alternative proteins Photo credit: Ben Koorengevel A 2015 report cast the opportunity to secure the world’s food supply by 2030 as a $2.3 trillion annual opportunity that could create 80 million jobs, 90% of them in developing countries. Areas of opportunity included b…

 

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