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Investors Embrace Climate, Social Justice and More Post-Pandemic and Pre-Biden

November 20, 2020

As investors shake off the dust from the pandemic and the bruising presidential election, they’re taking fresh looks at everything from climate and human capital to social justice and collective action.

Deeper Engagement with Sustainable Food and Ag: Pandemic Creates Multiple Opportunities for Food and Ag Investors

November 10, 2020

In the wake of the pandemic, investors and consumers alike are taking fresh looks at how food and agriculture can become more sustainable and inclusive.

Investors Shift Portfolios Amid New Frameworks & Policy on Climate Risk 

September 29, 2020

Regulators in Europe and even in the U.S. are sharpening their focus on how to encourage sustainability and ESG investing through a range of policy making tools.

Prime Closes First ‘Climate Tech’ Fund Well Above Target

June 16, 2020

The early-stage VC fund has already made eight impact-focused investments in a range of companies. Fund MD Matthew Nordan provides insight on its recent investments and which areas hold the greatest potential...

Investors, Managers, Tech Startups Turn their Attention to Affordable Housing

June 11, 2020

Big-name asset owners are putting big-ticket dollars to work to help solve the nation’s housing woes by funding low-income housing developments, mortgages and more.

Social Bonds Come of Age with Covid-19 Bond Surge

June 3, 2020

Growing acceptance of Covid-19 bonds is expected to translate to increased investor attention paid to social bonds and other investments that support the UN’ Sustainable Development Goals.

News Brief: Gotham Greens Grows in Colorado as Beyond Meat, Starbucks Partner in China

May 31, 2020

We take a look at how Gotham Greens is helping solve food security issues, Apeel Science attaining unicorn status, a giant coal plant that’s being shut in favor of wind energy, and more.

Managers Tighten Up Their Due Diligence to Find the Best Green Bonds

May 22, 2020

As the green bond market grows rapidly, leading investors and consultants describe how they assess each bond’s impact and avoid “green washing.”

News Briefing: Coronavirus Hits Cleantech Investments Too -- But a Few Bright Spots Emerge

April 22, 2020

Investments in renewable energy and other cleantech investments are set to tumble, at least temporarily, due to the impact of COVID-19. Still, there are a few bright spots as some policymakers push ahead...