The global pandemic has caused severe health and economic impacts in the short-term. It is also accelerating long-term trends that, with decisive action, could accelerate the transition to a sustainable and inclusive future.
“It’s a great time for new entrants, but for those of us who’ve been doing this for a while it is equally urgent to raise our game right and to not get complacent,” said Margot Brandenburg of the Ford Foundation.
Almost two years after the capital-gains tax cut went into effect, the conclusion is inescapable: few dollars are flowing to projects promoting equitable development or in small businesses with the potential to create local wealth and jobs.
“We are on the cusp of the fastest, deepest, most consequential transformation of human civilization in history,” begins “Rethinking Humanity," a new report by RethinkX.
A spate of efforts have arisen to prevent the emerging markets' small businesses sector from collapsing, which would decimate the enterprises, the funds that have backed them, and the impact they're having.
“Climate adaptation is enabled by technology, but will be executed in infrastructure,” said Equilibrium’s Dave Chen.
An eclectic set of venture capital firms and institutional investors are flipping the script. If racism is a systemic risk, they’re seeking systemic opportunities in overcoming its legacy and investing in justice and equality.