"Oil companies are not moving quickly. They are fighting the move. They have behaved outrageously badly."
Mangrove destruction for shrimp farming may not be as high profile an issue as deforestation in the Amazon for cattle farming, but it’s potentially more harmful, according to a new Planet Tracker report.
The $10,000-minimum notes drew a wide range of investors including individuals, non-profits, family offices and ImpactAssets’ Donor Advised Fund.
The Abuja-based company has developed a commodities exchange for products like sorghum, maize and cocoa sourced from more than 100,000 smallholder farmers.
Singapore’s Impact Investment Exchange helped ATEC raise the equity financing, which was led by French energy company ENGIE's impact fund.
- Production of the staple commodity that feeds 3.5 billion people needs a radical overhaul to reduce emissions and build resiliency to climate change.
- 'Regulatory sandboxes' have have caught on as a way to allow for controlled experimentation in regulation-heavy sectors such as finance and energy. Can they be used to foster a creative culture in environmental restoration?