Amazon’s Pledge of $2B to Reduce Their Carbon Footprint: The Climate Pledge Fund
In June, Amazon announced their $2B venture capital fund, the “Climate Pledge Fund” that would be dedicated to investing in sustainable technologies and services. The fund is a part of a larger initiative announced in 2019 called The Climate Pledge. Amazon launched this initiative alongside Global Optimism with the goal of meeting Paris Agreement net zero carbon milestones by 2040, ten years earlier than the Agreement’s goal to meet it by 2050. Prior to the announcement of the Climate Pledge Fund, Amazon had already been investing in reforestation and other climate change related projects with their $100M Right Now Climate Fund.
Do Offsets Really Help Further Clean Energy Goals?
Victoria Brodsky2020-07-08T08:24:37-07:00Millions of tons of carbon dioxide are emitted every year from activities like air travel, infrastructure, shipping, production, and more. Carbon offsetting is the idea that you can pay money to compensate for your own carbon footprint or emissions output.
Immune Health is an Important Human Health Topic; Here’s How to Start Taking Better Care of Your Immune System
Protecting and strengthening our immune system has never been more important than during a pandemic. Although personal wellness doesn’t always come up in discussions about economic stability or environmental health, we’re beginning to see trends shifting towards consumers and investors alike demanding better-for-you products to boost mental and physical health, especially immune health.
Victoria Brodsky2020-03-22T16:41:48-07:00Impact investing has been developing and evolving over the last decade as consumers and investors alike demand solutions to the world’s biggest environmental and global health issues.
The big question is, who are the investors that are putting their money into impact investing, and is your firm one of them?