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Who is Making Impact Investments?

Impact 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? On WalterSchindler.com

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Oil & Gas For 2020—Follow The Money

The third rail of energy policy for every elected official in Washington D.C. is that no one is re-elected if the price at pump or the price at the electricity meter increases. Not Republicans. Not Democrats.

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JASDF's 5th Gene fighter

Japan Needs More Fifth-Generation Jets

Japan is grappling with a serious military modernization challenge that has broad operational and strategic implications for the balance of power in the Asia-Pacific theater. The Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) must soon decide how to replace its aging F-2 multirole fighter aircraft and how much it’s willing to pay to develop a replacement. On AirForceMag.com

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The Arithmetic Of Fracking

Could a ban on fracking happen? Would it benefit the nation? Democratic presidential candidates and some incumbent officeholders have recently called for a ban on the hydraulic fracturing of oil and gas wells, which is used to boost recovery from shale formations. On Forbes.com

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Aim Summit Dubai 2019

Transformation Attends Aim Summit Dubai 2019

November 20-21 in Dubai, the Alternative Investment Management (AIM) Summit brings together world leaders and investors to discuss the latest solutions and ideas in the areas such as, Real Estate, Emerging Markets, Impact Investing, Sustainability, Venture Capital, AI Investments, Blockchain, Fintech, and Digital Assets & Cryptocurrencies.

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Transition Lines: PG&E Blackouts

The PG&E Blackouts: California’s Regulated Crisis

Pacific Gas & Electric, the largest utility in California, is cutting electricity to hundreds of thousands of customers to stave off the possibility of sparking another Camp Fire. The blackouts are the correct response by PG&E. The potential cost in lives lost and billions of dollars in devastation are too great when weighed against relatively little lost revenue. On Forbes.com

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Walter Schindler Awarded Best US Lawyer in Alternative Energy Private Equity

For the third year in a row, Walter Schindler has been voted the best US lawyer in alternative energy private equity, selected in a global poll of 100,000 readers of Lawyers Worldwide Award Magazine.

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New managing directors for Transformation Holdings

Transformation LLC Appoints Two New Managing Directors: Samuel O.J. Spivy (New York) and Radha Bhandari (Middle East)

California-based Advisory and Project Management Firm Transformation LLC prepares for 2020 with two new Managing Directors: Samuel (“Jock”) Spivy, New York City and Radha Bhandari, Dubai/Middle East.

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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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