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

This article, part of our Green Finance Series, is a report about Japan and the country's climate finance. Moody’s Investors Services have investigated 18 industries to establish their level of vulnerability to risk, in terms of how climate change impacts a

Stuck at home because of Covid-induced lockdowns, we all love to shop on Amazon. We love to order online and get our favorite products without having to brave Covid-infested shops. We might also hear negative stories about Amazon mistreating its

Only one month after Rishi Sunak’s announcement of the UK’s first-ever Green Gilt, have the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) published a highly-anticipated Energy White Paper. For those of us not versed in the inner-workings of parliamentary activity;

Impact investing has become a fast-growing trend over the last few years, which is a good thing. Perspectives differ, however, on exactly what impact investing is. The most commonly accepted definition is that it seeks “positive impact alongside a financial

A recent statement from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has announced plans to intensify financial cooperation between Singapore and China, and green finance is at the core of these plans. This comes at a time that seems fitting. Especially

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