A near-death experience prompted Jane Burston to devote her life to climate change. Now the founder of Clean Air Fund is fighting a killer: air pollution. Jane Burston has strong green roots. Perplexed by animal cruelty, she gave up meat when she was eleven, and as a student fought to eliminate plastic in her college […]
Investors can play a key role in funding solutions to water problems but a lack of global standards to measure water impact remains a barrier. Water did not get enough attention at the climate change conference in Glasgow, experts argue. The way that climate change affects human beings is almost entirely through water – either […]
Asset managers are waking up to the economic impact of biodiversity loss, and support efforts to counteract the loss of nature. But measuring a portfolio company’s impact on biodiversity remains a challenge. Asset managers are increasingly interested in the impact on the economy of issues affecting biodiversity, from water scarcity to dying bees. “The momentum […]
Professor Geyer asks plenty of pointed questions. If corporate greening is really making such tremendous strides, then why is the world’s health deteriorating? In his book he argues for a new, ‘net-green’ paradigm.
The Climate Endowment looks to keep things simple and low-risk. “Big pension funds and institutional investors are conservative, you can’t persuade them to make a trade-off on returns,” says its founder Philippe Desfosses.
After years of negotiations, a deal on the rules governing global trading in carbon offsets was reached at COP26. Barbara Baarsma, CEO of Rabo Carbon Bank, expects a strong surge in demand for high-quality carbon credits.