The people and principles needed to solve the challenges of financing solar power for frontline health clinics were represented on ImpactAlpha’s Agents of Impact Call No. 24 earlier this month. Now we just have to put the pieces together. “The people on the (Zoom) chat can fix this,” said energy strategist Michael Liebreich, as dozens
ImpactAlpha, Oct. 15 – “Pro-business” really does have a new meaning. Just a few weeks ago, U.S. investors were said to be fretting about higher taxes in a potential Biden administration. Judging from a growing batch of briefings, they’re now anticipating not only stability and stimulus, but sustainable growth (see, “Pro-business has a new meaning now”).
ImpactAlpha, Oct. 12 – It was only a matter of time before someone put an impact spin on litigation funds, which in recent years have attracted billions in investor capital. The draw: the rich returns in lawsuits that have the potential to rake in big awards. That’s the idea behind Aristata Capital, which is applying
ImpactAlpha, Oct. 8 – Generate will take an undisclosed minority stake in Boston-based Alturus and provide up to $600 million in financing for energy efficiency projects that the companies will own and operate. The deal was the first announced by Generate since its $1 billion funding haul in February. Both Generate and Alturus offer sustainable
The African villages where they’re located might be considered ‘the last mile.’ But the primary public health clinics in those villages are better called “front line.” Frontline health clinics are first responders in the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 as they were in the 2014 Ebola epidemic in Liberia and Sierra Leone and as they are
ImpactAlpha, September 30 – High-tech greenhouse grower AppHarvest, which will go public via an acquisition by Novus Capital Corp., ticks the boxes for high impact and high profile. High-tech, sustainable agricultural production. Coal-country job creation. Bold-faced investors and board members like Martha Stewart, Narya Capital’s J.D. Vance, Lupa Systems’ James Murdoch, Inclusive Capital’s Jeffrey Ubben