The Urban Resilience Fund is a multi-vehicle blended finance initiative, backed by DFIs and other investors, to finance climate-focused projects in sub-Saharan Africa.
The foundation has recently added two funds to its impact investing portfolio, targeting women and children’s health and new medical technology.
FaithInvest says implementing tailored strategies is too demanding for under-resourced, small faith groups. Outsourcing and joining forces with peers are seen as potential solutions.
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We need to strengthen regulations and sharpen reporting around misleading climate-related communications, according to Lindsay Otis Nilles of Carbon Market Watch.
Investors commit €36m to back businesses providing affordable, safe drinking water to underserved populations mainly in Africa and Asia.
The impact investor has lead a €2.75m investment in OneThird, a company which has developed AI-powered infrared scanning technology aimed at reducing food waste.
The latest report by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warns there is little chance for the world to meet the climate targets agreed in Paris seven year ago – but not all is lost.
The initiative aims to change the financial sector’s perception of water: not as an isolated sector but as an entry-point for multi-sector, local and regional impact investment opportunities.
We meet with Catherine Webster, the newly appointed CEO of Places for People’s subsidiary PFP Capital, and discuss their approach to driving social housing forward.
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