Alisa Rusanoff2020-09-23T01:22:17-07:00The COVID-19 pandemic brought significant economic destruction and serious healthcare concerns to the world, the likes of which we have not seen before. The crisis also stressed an issue we cannot afford to ignore any longer – Climate Change.
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
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.
How sustainable technology starts with impact investing
Paula Golka2020-06-16T23:36:21-07:00The 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.
Immune Health is an Important Human Health Topic; Here’s How to Start Taking Better Care of Your Immune System
Protecting and strengthening our immune system has never been more important than during a pandemic. Although personal wellness doesn’t always come up in discussions about economic stability or environmental health, we’re beginning to see trends shifting towards consumers and investors alike demanding better-for-you products to boost mental and physical health, especially immune health.
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.
Dr. Walter Schindler2020-04-07T20:22:31-07:00
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.
Fortifying Your Leadership Model With Doug Conant and Investing In the Planet’s Future With Dr. Walter Schindler
admin2020-04-02T04:32:37-07:00Business 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.
admin2020-03-22T16:50:50-07:00November 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.