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The Potential of Ultraviolet (UV) Light in the Fight Against the Novel Coronavirus

The novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV2) has generated an unprecedented impact in most countries of the world. As of July 7th 2020 the virus has affected almost every country on the planet (213 in total), spread to almost 12 million people, and caused around 544,000 deaths according to the WHO, 2020. https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/events-as-they-happen  (more…)

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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.  (more…)

What are Carbon Offsets? | Transformation Holdings

Do Offsets Really Help Further Clean Energy Goals?

Millions 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.

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[Forbes] Education As A Strong Platform For Impact Investing

Why do so many otherwise well-educated people still fail to understand the long-term causes and effects of pollution and climate change, and of pandemics and racism? No wonder we fail to have long-term solutions. Read on Forbes.com

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What is PURPA?

The Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act, also known as “PURPA”, was enacted in 1978 in response to the energy crisis with oil expecting to rise to over $100 per barrel.

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ESG Markets and What It Really Means for the Investors

What do ESG markets really mean in a post COVID-19 world? Several issues will impact the world in coming years, and impact investing is poised to step in.

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Sustainable Impact: Investing in New Life

How sustainable technology starts with impact investing

The United Nations state that “in order to prevent warming past 1.5 degrees Celsius and extreme climate change, we will need to reach net-zero emissions by 2050”. This goal paves the way for technological developments that help protect the environment and has raised the interest of many investors.

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[Forbes] How The Global Crisis Could Affect Sustainable Investing

During times of uncertainty, even the smallest glimmer of positivity can go a long way, and in today’s world, we pray that the rising tide of impact investing will become stronger. Read this article on the Forbes Business Council

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How to make a difference in farming without owning a farm

In the last century traditional farming has changed in very significant ways. Over a short period of time, innovations in farms’ production practices, risk management and business arrangements have allowed farmers to greatly increase their output without raising total input use.

How to Start Taking Better Care of Your Immune System

Taking care of your immune system should be a priority, especially during a pandemic. Your immune system helps to protect your body from viral, bacterial and parasitic infections and disease.

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