[Forbes] Decreasing Your Carbon Footprint Through Abandoned Farmland Restoration
Dr. Walter Schindler2021-07-29T08:45:30-07:00Different approaches to restoring abandoned farmland to carbon sinks include restoring native vegetation, establishing tree plantations, introducing livestock or implementing regenerative farming.
Catherine Webb2021-03-10T13:02:56-07:00Invasive species are a major driver of global species extinctions, second only to habitat loss. But what are invasive species, and how do they negatively impact our world?
The Importance of Private Directed Impact Investing
Applying ESG criteria to public portfolios in index funds isn’t going to change the world fast enough. What ultimately has an impact are specific investments.
The way the world is going to be made better is by private directed impact investing.
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.