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Abby Degenhart

U.S. Solar Market Overview

By Ladeene Freimuth, Jay Shin and Abby Degenhart | Environment, Library

Purchase the full report here. The solar energy industry has innovated and scaled up rapidly in recent years, making it an attractive opportunity for impact investors. But in order to keep global temperature rise well below 2 degrees Celsius this century, humanity needs greater capital flow to meet the gap…

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Addressing the Opioid Epidemic through Impact Investing

By | Past Webinars

Speakers will discuss impact investing strategies to address the opioid crisis in the United States. Featuring: Doug Leslie, Penn State University’s College of Medicine (Guest Moderator) Sabrina Spitaletta, Milken Public Health Institute Armando Pauker, Tensility Venture Partners Barry Hayut, Hayver Corp.  

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Sustainable Finance from Farm to Fork: Impact Investing in Farmland

By Michele Demers | Blog

The cycle of farm industrialization degrades fertile soil, pollutes water systems, reduces biodiversity and requires intensive energy production to yield crop growth. As consumer awareness of the environmental and health drawbacks of these production methods grows, demand for more sustainable practices has increased. About three-quarters (73%) of consumers buy organic…

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Sustainable Food Systems Market Overview

By Abby Degenhart | Agriculture, Environment, General Impact Investing, Library, US Sustainable Agriculture

Purchase the full report here To meet the needs of a growing global population, food production will need to increase by 70 percent by 2050. Yet current methods of food production, distribution and consumption are unsustainable. The food system accounts for almost one-third of anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions, 50 percent…

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The Latest ESG Investing Tools and Strategies

By | Past Webinars

Speakers will discuss how screening for good Environmental, Social, and Governance standards can de-risk your portfolio and improve financial performance.  Featuring: Moderator: Michele DemersFounder and CEO, Boundless Impact InvestingTimothy P. DunnFounder, Managing Partner, and Chief Investment Officer,Terra Alpha InvestmentsGabe RissmanCo-Founder, Real Impact Tracker June 13th from 2:00 – 3:00pm EDT

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The ABC’s of Data-Driven Impact Investing

By Michele Demers | Blog

Despite rising interest in impact investing, impact measurement has been unclear, and companies and funds lack the right tools to drive better reporting and transparency. An investment is only as strong as the data on which it relies. And now, state-of-the-art machine learning can be widely applied to impact investing, giving…

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Green Bonds or “Greenwashed”?

By Michele Demers | Blog

As the green bond market hits its stride, investors need to be aware of the how “greenwashing” can plague the field. Although touted as environmentally friendly, many green bonds are not as “green” as they appear. Impact investors must ensure they don’t stray into “greenwashed” products and drive capital towards…

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