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#Dealflow 8.3.16:

With $2.7 million in commitments, including $1 million from Global Partnership and investments from Sorenson Impact Foundation, Linked Foundation and other individual investors, the fund aims to back 12 East African startups focused on education, energy, health, rural livelihoods, sanitation and water. As part of the deal, the Eleos Foundation dissolved and granted its assets to

Can this philanthropic investment model help close climate innovation’s “valley of death”?

For venture capitalists, the urgency of climate action has been no match for the urgency of reaping returns from their investments before the end of their 10-year funds. That has made venture capital a poor fit for many promising climate-change solutions, many of which may not pay off for a decade or more. And that has

#Dealflow 7.11.16: Vegan Leather, Sustainable Food, Green Energy and Supply-Chain Transparency

Institutional investors are seeing the potential in the kinds of products and services that will be key to a more sustainable future. That’s the theme of this week’s #Dealflow, which features investments by Singapore-based sovereign wealth fund Temasek (in lab-grown “vegan leather,” no less) and Canadian insurance co-operative The Co-Operators in a healthy food and

#Dealflow 6.23.16: Funds Boost Global Entrepreneurship, Chan-Zuckerberg Backs Andela, and a Bump for Diabetes Prevention

There’s nothing like a gathering of more than a thousand global entrepreneurs and investors in Silicon Valley, headlined by President Obama, Secretary of State Kerry and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, to bring out the announcements of new funds and initiatives. The 7th annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit is in full swing at Stanford University, so we are

Rising Tides: Debt-for-Nature Swaps Let Impact Investors Finance Climate Resilience  

A thousand miles off the coast of East Africa in the Western Indian Ocean lies the Republic of Seychelles, a nation of 115 islands with a population of just under 90,000. The Seychelles is known as a Small Island Developing State (SIDS), but it is more accurately a Large Ocean Developing State (LODS): Like other

Turning Paris Climate Agreements Into Institutional-Ready Investments (Podcast)

https://medium.com/media/697e46c0cbcb9f523233eb5132cc226c/href But it’s going to take more than speeches or even treaties (which won’t go into effect until at least 2018, if not 2020) to move the billions, nay trillions, of dollars of investment capital needed to realize the agreement’s goals. In the latest Returns on Investment podcast from ImpactAlpha, Manuel Lewin, head of responsible

Ripe for Action: How a 20 Percent Cut in Food Waste Could Yield $100 Billion in Benefits

Quick! What do these issues have in common: food insecurity, water conservation, economic development, and climate change? All these pressing social and environmental concerns can be addressed by reducing food waste. A new Roadmap to Reduce U.S. Food Waste by 20 Percent from the nonprofit consortium ReFED, shows how even a modest reduction of food waste over the next decade