When we typically think of startup financing, we think of venture capital, angel investors, seed rounds, Shark Tank, etc. There are other ways to pursue your passion and build a business, especially in the world of impact investing and social

Worldwide Trends Point to a Brighter Future for Renewable Infrastructure and SDG Financing As the CEO of Bertelsmann Stiftung recently pointed out, “the clock is ticking on the SDGs.” But the same clock is also ticking on global warming. As climate

Founded in Valencia just under two years ago, Green Urban Data is a startup whose software integrates big data and satellite technology to provide municipalities, consultancy companies and citizens with the “tools to fight the effects of climate change,” essentially

Climate change is the single greatest challenge humanity has ever faced, threatening water and food security, health and livelihoods. But climate change has also been called the ‘greatest investment opportunity in history, with an estimated value of around 10 percent

"Your building speaks; we listen and provide relevant solutions," says the team behind BEAD, an artificial intelligence technology company working in the area of building optimization. According to a report by the World Green Building Council, "[b]uildings and construction together account

We live in an age of extraordinary collaborative possibilities. From all corners of the earth, there rises a voice of determination to break through the status quo and bring climate change issues to the forefront. It is through these partnerships

The krama is one of those traditional pieces of cloth, the tradition in this case being Cambodian, which to its culture represents more than just an ordinary clothing item. Worn by locals of virtually all ages and backgrounds, and applicable to

Since publishing my first book seven year ago, I have spent much time speaking before a diversity of audiences on the subject of sustainability. Over the course of hundreds of conversations, people have opened up about the role of individual

Today we all know that George Soros, his Foundations, Funds, and his other businesses have been targeted in the last couple of years by certain political groups. They have been accused of making money out of the people living in

Investment in climate-smart agriculture offers, at this point in time, unique opportunities across the value chain to address the SDGs. This article explores the promise of impact-investing in agrifood, a crucial sector for sustainable development. Globally, agriculture and food — or

I was first introduced to the impact economy while working at the Vancouver Economic Commission (VEC) in the summer of 2016. At the time, VEC held an event where businesses working in the impact sector were invited to tell their

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