Combined with its move two years ago to stop accepting the world’s plastic waste, China is pushing nations to deal with their plastics problems.
"The global cleantech sector is growing and innovating at such a rapid pace that it's providing more investment opportunities than we ever thought possible only a few years ago."
“We have a decade to deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals and the clock is ticking.”
The fund “will enable banks and financial institutions to make sound impact investments now – and help support sustainable smallholder farming while mitigating the impact of climate change,” said IDH’s Joost Oorthuizen.
“I'm trying to change the way CEOs experience fundraising,” says Hernandez. “I need to win their deals, too. It's just respect.”
Chingona (slang for “badass woman”) will invest between $100,000 to $250,000 in up to 30 early-stage businesses over three years.
Funding will enable the Albuquerque-based company to open its first interactive dining, gaming and entertainment center on Feb. 1 in a designated Opportunity Zone.