Five of the 10 startups in the Techstars’s Atlanta-based social impact accelerator hosted with Cox Enterprises are focused on skills development, academic success and workplace wellbeing.
Proceeds from the bond, the second in IIX's Women’s Livelihood Bond series, will support organizations helping low-income women in Southeast Asia transition to sustainable livelihoods.
“We have always thoughtfully invested in our communities, and the Opportunity Zone legislation allows us to take the next step,” says Fifth Third's Catherine Cawthon.
In a guest post on ImpactAlpha, Convergence’s Adhiti Gupta makes the case that more funding to de-risk the design and structuring of blended-finance vehicles could accelerate the development of the market.
In a guest post on ImpactAlpha, Hewlett’s Marilyn Waite details the new partnership and makes the case that approach should be replicated by governments globally.
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.
“We have a decade to deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals and the clock is ticking.”