Agricultural development plays a pivotal role in addressing global poverty. Roughly 80% of the world’s poorest people—close to 650 million—live in rural areas in developing countries and rely largely on farming to make a living. This continues to hold true

Editor's Note: This article about the investment options available through Regulation A, was shared with us by Alice P. Neuhauser, CFO at Seismic. Seismic is an early-stage growth investor committed to identifying, guiding, and nurturing companies seeking to meaningfully disrupt

This is the first of a three-part essay by Canadian sustainability strategist, Brad Zarnett. The series explores why corporate sustainability was always ill-suited to deliver on its promise of a more sustainable world and what we need to do going

Rishi Sunak, Chancellor of the Exchequer, grabbed attention on Monday, November 9th when he took to the floor of parliament to announce the new finance plans for the UK. He began by crediting the financial services industry, speaking to a new-found

On October 13th, Ravi Menon, managing director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, had some promising news to share. Menon took (virtual) center stage as the key-note speaker of the Financial Times ‘Investing for Good’ digital conference.  The announcement was the

From 2015 to 2020, 33 major European based Financial Institutions invested a combined total of 20 billion US$ in companies directly linked to climate-changing deforestation in Brazil. Unless Financial Institutions urgently address their role in funding deforestation, the Amazon and

Sustainability focuses on the long-term, a concern for future generations, leaving our people and planet better than it is today. The mission is crucial, but the task at hand is challenging given its complexity: sustainability encompasses a triple bottom line

The reemergence of the White Nationalist movement highlights the resilience of racist traditions in the United States.  There is a direct line that can be drawn between the slaveholding of the antebellum South, the post-Civil War Klu Klux Klan, and the

A good education can be a gateway to a better quality of life for anyone if they are given the opportunity. So why is it that in today's globalized world, many children are still not being offered the same opportunities

Fasset is a company using blockchain technology for investments in sustainable infrastructures. Mohammad Raafi Hossain is the CEO of this company striving to fund real assets for the real economy in hopes of enhancing people's lives and wellbeing. I spoke

Next time an investor claims they’re an impact investor, it’s okay to investigate with some questions, such as “how do you define impact and how do you make it a priority?” Impact investing has come into vogue and is a

Editor's Note: This article was shared with us by One Acre Fund. One Acre Fund provides farm inputs, finance, and training to over 1.1 million families in six African countries per year, and reaches 1 million more families through partnerships. Big

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