User: flenvcenter Topic: Economics and Jobs-Independent
Category: Sustainable Business :: Socially-Responsible Investing
Last updated: Aug 08 2018 16:19 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Hannah Jones accelerates at Nike; Closed Loop Fund opens new venture 8.8.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
General Motors' leadership goes matriarchal, the Society of Environmental Journalists' new president reports for duty and more.
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Restorative farmland finance is growing organic agriculture 1.8.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Investing in people over real estate is yielding healthy food and farmers.
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Can results-based climate finance prevent adversity? 30.7.2018 GreenBiz.com
Estimates show that $5.7 trillion in green investment is needed annually by 2020 in developing nations for climate action.
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Vertical farms supersize their ambitions 23.7.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
These kinds of efforts aim to prevent future food production from going to a "dark place".
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From Cape Town to Charlotte, there's a partner for every purpose 18.7.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
When it comes to building smart cities, finding allies is key.
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The math in climate finance isn't adding up 12.7.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
New analysis shows that banks are not transparent about their climate progress. Here's why that matters.
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Reeling in investments in sustainable fisheries 6.7.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Meloy Fund, Catch Together and Rare are advancing the possibilities.
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Investors: here's what a sustainability leader looks like — and acts like 6.7.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
And five criteria for measuring this leadership.
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Solar design and installation company empowers employees to be owners 3.7.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
PV Squared Is Setting New Standards in the Renewable Energy Industry, One Employee at a Time
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Planning for a resilient Hawaii 29.6.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Energy innovation, infrastructure investments, and emerging technology are integral to Hawaii’s future energy capability.
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Social finance: Challenges for its legal regulation 28.6.2018 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Politics in Canada Last month, the Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology issued a report entitled The Federal Role in a Social Finance Fund. The Committee's recommendations included the federal government creating and contributing to a national social finance fund. This recommendation, among others from the Committee, aligns with, for example, the social enterprise strategy of the Ontario government . For all of the optimism percolating through the Senate report and Ontario's strategy there is the challenge of how to reconcile two dynamics that historically have been opposed: the private interest for profit and the common interest for public benefit. Social finance is about harnessing capital and the forces of the market to solve social problems. It's about commercializing social, environmental and cultural problems that traditionally were addressed by government as part of an overall goal of wealth redistribution and creation and protection of public goods. Social finance ...
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Mars, industrial giants advocate new carbon math for renewable thermal 28.6.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
The first report of its kind analyzes a hot topic that tends to remain overlooked.
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Inside Cox Enterprises' high-wattage solar investments 25.6.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
It considers proposals first and foremost from an economics standpoint, prioritizing those that bring near-term financial benefits.
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A better approach to economic development for indigenous communities 23.6.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
This new model can holistically measure the health and wealth of communities — and that's critical for First Nation communities.
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Report Report: Purpose, protein, carbon and boards 19.6.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
A monthly wrap-up of recent research on sustainable business and clean technology reports you need to know.
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All risk, no reward: funding disaster mitigation can prove difficult 14.6.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Why do investments in climate adaptation lag behind the level of funding needed?
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The next generation of Silicon Valley’s sustainability investing needs strategic corporates 12.6.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Four Kleiner Perkins partners have launched a new $350 million fund for investing in startups with major funding from strategic corporate investors.
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Market analysts find green economy market cap matches fossil fuel sector 12.6.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
A new report from FTSE Group finds that sustainable investments have grown as the fossil fuel sector has shrunk, presenting a massive opportunity.
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Bringing IKEA full circle: Retailer unveils ambitious climate goals 8.6.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Ready to assemble a plastics ban, circular design and zero-emission deliveries?
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How solar minigrids could brighten economic prospects for unserved millions in Africa 7.6.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The demand from grain mills, water pumping, health clinics, barbershops and countless other businesses is there.
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