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As Covid deaths in nursing homes trigger a heightened interest in aging in place, more impact investors are targeting companies focused on those services and technology.
Starting about seven or so years ago, the folks at The Nature Conservancy (TNC) were looking for a way to address a problem: Governments in many developing countries wanted to protect their natural resources. But they lacked the financing muscle to do so. Ultimately, they devised the Blue Bonds for Ocean Conservation program, a massive debt refinancing project with the government of Belize, which agreed to a long-term commitment for ocean conservation.
CEO of Rhia Ventures Erika Seth Davies discusses the dearth of diversity in asset management—as well as ways to address the problem.
While Africa has borne the brunt of the most devastating impacts of climate change, it contributes less than 4% of greenhouse gas emissions. This report presents a pragmatic roadmap for balancing the need to combat climate change with an urgency to develop the continent’s economies.
In what could be a watershed in climate legislation in the United States, the California Senate passed the Climate Corporate Accountability Act
in January 2022 to target greenhouse gases (GHG).
This report assesses the complex dynamics underpinning the move to hybrid work environments, with five key insights into the critical trends driving successful hybrid work and how organizations can build an adaptable workforce ready to tackle the challenges of today’s environment.
This Startup Is Using The Many Hours Low-Income Americans Spend In Laundromats To Improve Access To Healthcare
Allister Chang and Courtney Bragg launched a startup called Fabric Health aimed at helping low-income people receive improved access to healthcare while spending time in laundromats. “Laundromats are de facto community centers,” says Bragg.
Recast City’s program aims to help communities build strong downtowns by building up a base of resilient small-scale manufacturers, ranging from coffee roasters to artisans, working out of storefronts.