The impact investing sector needs to listen more to who it is trying to help and move away from ‘billionaire philanthropy’, argue the authors of ‘Letting Go: How philanthropists and impact investors can do the most good by giving up control’…
The start of lithium-ion battery production at Northvolt’s large-scale ‘gigafactory’ in Sweden is the latest milestone in Europe’s drive to establish a homegrown battery manufacturing sector to meet the surge in demand for electric vehicles..
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A €3 trillion investor coalition led by Achmea is asking the main Covid-19 vaccine manufactures – Pfizer (BioNTech), Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, and Astra Zeneca – to link executive pay to increased availability of vaccines across the globe…
he reluctance of mainstream institutional investors to make impact investments in the high-risk regions where they are most needed, according to a recently published report by the Impact Taskforce, a G7-backed think tank..
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 […]
We curate a selection of the most relevant events across the different investment themes in Europe and some of the leading conferences globally. Please share your event with us by sending an email to email@example.com. 13 January EVPA Investing for Development FaiLab: Where things did not go as expected – and what we learnt from […]
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 […]