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Sovereign Wealth Funds and impact investing

How to Turn Sovereign Funds into Profitable, Sustainable Investment

Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFS) are public investment vehicles, owned and managed directly or indirectly by governments. They're set up to achieve a variety of macroeconomics purposes.

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The Importance Of Impact Investing In Times Of Uncertainty

The global pandemic has put not only the U.S. but the entire world in a state of shock. The current public health crisis has turned lives upside down and caused massive market uncertainty, leaving citizens around the world grasping for solutions and gasping for hope. As we wait for relief from the crisis, we're all asking ourselves: What can we do? Read on Forbes.com

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Creating the Next Revolution in Agriculture

How do we meet a demand for 70% more food by 2050? We seek to provide some starting points by examining what advances led to our previous increases in yield, and how building upon those advances might pave the way for the next agricultural revolution.

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What you need to know about impact investing.

Impact investments are investments that have direct positive social and/or environmental impact with measurable financial returns.  Impact investments are meant to make money, while promoting and maintaining social and/or environmental responsibility.   (more…)

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Achieving Sustainable Agriculture with the Latest Technologies

The next agricultural revolution might be brought about by a reduction in unusable plant biomass. This can be done by breeding shorter-stature plants, either by selecting existing varieties or engineering new varieties that feature adjustments to plant hormone levels.

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When Humans Are Away The Goats Will Play: 5 Wildlife Benefits From Stay-at-Home-Order

Coronavirus is wreaking havoc across the globe and has large numbers of people sheltering in place.  According to Pew Research Center, 93% of the global population live in a country with travel restrictions and approximately 3 billion people live in countries with complete border closures to foreigners.   Within countries, ⅓ of the global population has some form of lock down in place.  (more…)

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The Environmental Related Aftermath of COVID-19

There's no doubt COVID-19 has changed both our lives and our environment. Changes in our lives are long lasting - but what about the environment?

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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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Fortifying Your Leadership Model With Doug Conant and Investing In the Planet’s Future With Dr. Walter Schindler

Business and sustainable investing go hand-in-hand if you do it right. Business leader Doug Conant talks about fortifying your leadership models and Transformation Holdings, LLC Chairman Dr. Walter Schindler discusses sustainable investments in this Take the Lead podcast with Dr. Diane Hamilton.

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How Companies Can Align Business Goals to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

Individual actions create a certain impact in our environment – be it long term or short. The way we purchase products, reuse items, and reduce our waste contributes to the wellbeing of our planet. In 2015, the United Nations created a roadmap to serve as a guide in determining the greatest issues we face universally, and how to solve them.On WalterSchindler.com

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