Are there more environmentally friendly solutions that we could use instead of cash? Could cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin, and payment cards be a sustainable solution, considering crypto has a considerable environmental impact? Is Cash Environmentally Sustainable? Note-making and ATMs' electricity consumption contributes significantly

On May 21st, the BlueInvest Initiative organized a virtual workshop called "Financing a Sustainable Blue Economy: From Pipe Dream To Pipeline".  At the workshop, industry experts spoke about the current state of financing for a sustainable Blue Economy. This was part

The next G20 Summit Meeting of heads of state will be held in Rome on Oct. 30 and 31, 2021, under the Italian G20 Presidency. The agenda, with the title “People, Planet, Prosperity”, addresses major obstacles to achieving a sustainable

This year's World Ocean Summit Virtual Week hosted over 5,000 attendees from all over the globe, including ocean experts, policymakers, business leaders, and industry specialists. Conversations centered around how governments, institutions, and businesses can strategize, implement, and accelerate a sustainable

The last week in April was marked by the announcement of new, more ambitious climate goals from two of the world’s largest polluters, the United States and Europe. Could they be a turning point in the fight against climate change?

Oxford University, in collaboration with Global Accelerated Ventures (GAV) and the research commercialization arm of the university, Oxford University Innovation, are forming the Oxford GAV Conservation Venture Studio (OXGAV). OXGAV was designed with a very specific purpose: to vigorously help launch technological innovations that can

Editor's Note: This article is by Alison Loat. Alison is the Managing Director, Sustainable Investing and Innovation (SII) at OPTrust, a defined benefit pension plan with over 98,000 members and almost $23 billion in assets under management, based in Toronto,

Launched in early 2021, Atmos Financial, PBC is among a new breed of climate fintech companies that are seeking to utilize the disruptive power of technology and capital to accelerate solutions for the climate crisis.  Atmos offers high-impact, high-yield online FDIC-insured

About two-thirds of the 600 million people living in extreme poverty around the world live in rural areas, and the COVID-19 crisis is exacerbating every challenge they face. Rural communities often lack access to proper infrastructure, health care, markets, education

China is set to launch the world’s largest carbon emissions trading scheme by 2025. Carbon trading schemes have been on several countries’ agendas, but their execution has been limited due to fiduciary, technical, and implementation challenges. Pakistan has abundant potential

For years the climate debate has been preoccupied with ways to get financial institutions to switch to promote greener, more sustainable business practices that will help protect the wellbeing of the planet and people. But five years on from the

In my professional life, I am privileged to work with central banks and other financial regulators who recognize the financial stability risks associated with climate change and environmental degradation. From broad strategies to more targeted policies, members of the Alliance

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