Impact Investing

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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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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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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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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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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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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