Author - Dr. Walter Schindler

COVID19

Climate Change and COVID19

As most of us continue to work from home, and we stay inside and away from others in the hope of hindering the spread of the coronavirus (COVID19), it’s important to contemplate several links between the slow mover climate change and this horrific quick-moving outbreak.  (more…)

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Sustainable Real Estate and Impactful Investments

Sustainable Real Estate: Where Profit Meets Impact

The ever-increasing population and urbanization of communities along with climate change concerns has made sustainable real estate a very important topic for investors over the last decade. As we launch into a new decade, real estate developers must consider their sustainability or “green” strategy in order to remain relevant, competitive, and perform well economically for the long term. On WalterSchindler.com

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Bank notes in the ground - investing in energy, water, and food

Why the Venture Capital Model is Not the Best Way to Invest in Energy, Water, and Food

One of the challenges with both climate change and pollution is that it’s very gradual in its impact, and any progress is very slow like trying to move a battleship. This is one of the reasons Venture Capital in the biggest industries in the world, energy, water, and food, has been an uphill battle. I’ve been talking about addressing issues in these areas for over 20 years, but it feels like it’s only been in the last 12 months that people have been responsive and want to do something BIG. On WalterSchindler.com

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