Retail banks are exposed to many climate-related risks through the diverse range of sectors they finance to generate profit. Despite alarming evidence of climate risks increasingly having a negative effect on companies, many global banks continue to finance carbon-intensive activities

Women in developing countries are generally well-served by microfinance institutions. As a result, women-run livelihood businesses make up a good chunk of the typical microfinance portfolio. However, when it comes to larger loan sizes, the number of female borrowers drops

Green finance, the primary way for the financial industry to promote environmental protection and sustainable economic and social development, faces greenwashing. This means that low-cost funds from green financing are used for non-green projects. This article starts with the explanation of the

In the aftermath of the great financial crisis, some remain optimistic that we have learned from our past mistakes. In the wake of the negligence, oversight, and greed that precipitated a bevy of changes in credit markets worldwide, the trauma

The term ‘sustainable investing’ seems like an oxymoron upon first observation. How can someone expend money with the hope of receiving a return on their investment while constraining their strategies to ethical principles? Indeed, this task is quite challenging —

A wind of change is blowing through Canada -and no, it's not another fancy initiative from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau- as citizens now have the opportunity to become active participants in a new digital collaborative ecosystem. For 100$, people can buy

Are you intrigued by terms like Mutant Capitalism, Post-Capitalism, the Collaborative Commons, the Green Collar Economy and the Circular Economy?  I was, and I did some research to clear up the definitions and gain an overview of the new economic

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