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TemperPack closes $31 million for eco-packaging

ImpactAlpha, August 12 – TemperPack makes thermal insulation for delivery of perishable goods and medicine. The Richmond, Va.-based company raised its Series C round amid “significant growth,” accelerated by COVID and the rising demand for home delivery. The pandemic is likely to spur “lasting changes in e-commerce behavior as well as increased interest in sustainability

Bayer and Temasek launch Unfold to accelerate vertical farming

ImpactAlpha, August 12 – Vertical farming ventures are raising capital on the promise of the technology’s impact on food security. Nascent technology means the approach remains costlier than traditional horizontal greenhouses. Bayer and Temasek’s new venture, Unfold, will develop seed varieties meant for indoor growing conditions using genetic material from agri-health giant Bayer’s repository.  Unfold

Visa and Alphabet issue more than $6 billion in green bonds

ImpactAlpha, August 11 – The proceeds from Visa’s $500 million green bond issuance are slated for investments in green buildings, renewable energy, water and wastewater management and sustainable living initiatives. Google parent Alphabet claims its $5.8 billion sustainability bond is the largest-ever issuance by a company. Sustainable bonds “are an emerging asset class,” said Google CFO

AppHarvest closes $28 million for its high-tech rural farms

ImpactAlpha, August 28 – Indoor farming venture AppHarvest is building a 2.8 million-square-foot greenhouse in Morehead, Ky. to bring technology to sustainable agricultural production and jobs to an area with high unemployment and low incomes. Hedge fund manager Jeff Ubben, who backed AppHarvest while at ValueAct Capital Management, re-upped with his new firm, Inclusive Capital