ImpactAlpha, May 14 – The science was undermined. The economics were ignored. But the case for jobs and livelihoods in the wake of the COVID crash may finally succeed in driving decisive action on climate change. Even in the first few months of the Great Pandemic, climate politics have already gone through several spin cycles.
The Copenhagen-based startup plans to launch its alternative leather material into the $30-billion-per-year synthetic leather industry later this year.
Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition has partnered with Incofin Investment Management to create the Nutritious Food Financing Facility to help overcome gaps in financing for small and medium-sized enterprises operating along nutritious food value chains.
“Climate adaptation is enabled by technology, but will be executed in infrastructure,” said Equilibrium’s Dave Chen.
The "conscious" online bank has seen an uptick in demand for sustainable finance products during the pandemic.
There are terrific companies in emerging markets that are EBITDA positive with incredibly smart management teams – and they need hands-on support from a number of actors along the way to generate the impact at scale.
"Whether or not we intended it or we yet see it, that older economic order is coming apart at the seams. That creates chaos, immense pain, and political detours, but over time it creates the market conditions and opportunities where very different types of ventures can come through."