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Opportunity Zones: Impact Vehicle or Dubious Tax Haven?

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Over 38 million Americans live in extreme poverty. Due to this, nearly 9,000 economically distressed areas in the U.S. qualify as “Opportunity Zones” (OZs) or areas that contain residents who are affected by lower incomes, higher poverty rates, and higher unemployment rates. These low-income populations suffer from poor socioeconomic factors,…

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Investing in Alternative Proteins – The End of Meat?

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Mass cultivation of livestock accounts for nearly 18% of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions worldwide, which is 7.1 gigatons of CO2 per year. Alternative or plant-based proteins can not only improve global health but catalyze impressive environmental change. As consumer awareness of the negative impact of traditional meat production rises, alternative…

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Is the End of Recycling in Sight? Why Waste to Value Might be the Industry to Bet On

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Americans generate over 250 million tons of municipal solid waste every year. The sheer volume of waste coupled with increasing space concerns has galvanized the concept of waste to value in sustainability, recycling, and investment circles. We can now convert waste into food, fuel, and other profitable by-products. The waste to value market is now worth US$410 billion and there are ample opportunities…

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Climate Finance: New Ways of Quantifying Risk

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Climate change is predicted to result in economic losses ranging from US$2.5T and US$4.2T over the next 85 years. Financial institutions making long-term investments, particularly insurance companies, institutional investors, pension funds, and international banks are especially vulnerable. In addition to the physical risks posed by climate change-associated extreme weather events,…

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Data-Driven Climate Impact Analysis: Scientifically Gauging What’s Real and What’s Hype

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Environmental impact measurement has huge implications for company profitability as we strive towards a decarbonized economy. Increasingly, investors are demanding rigorous analyses of the environmental and social impacts of their investments. The latest climate impact measurement tools show the entire climate footprint of a company and its effects on profitability…

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Conflict Minerals: Can Due Diligence End Bloodshed?

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Conflict minerals are natural resources extracted in conflict zones and used to perpetuate violent hostilities. They include coltan, cassiterite, columbite-tantalite, gold and wolframite, and are found in everything from electric cars and gaming systems to ammunition and amour-piercing rounds. During this webinar, we explored the potential of sustainable supply chain…

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