DNA Test Outs Fish Fraudsters to Protect Local Seafood Producers

St. Petersburg, Fla. — The fresh-caught Gulf grouper is the star of the $14 fish sandwich at Crabby Bill’s, a seafood restaurant in nearby Indian Rocks Beach. The grouper has to perform if the sandwich is to compete with a $7 imposter on a competitor’s menu down the street. For consumers, being duped at the

An Economy for the Common Good: Building a Balance Sheet for Companies’ Impact

More than two thousand years after Aristotle, a growing movement is bridging his division between oikonomia – an economy that supports the common good – and chrematistike – making money. The movement for an “Economy for the Common Good,” launched in Austria in 2010, has gained the support of 2,200 companies in 50 countries. Most

Q&A with the GIIN’s Amit Bouri

Global leaders, technocrats and development pros were in New York City last week to mobilize cash — and action — for the multi-trillion dollar global development agenda known as the Sustainable Development Goals. I thought there was a great risk of impact investing not being seen as part of the solution. – Amit Bouri, the Global Impact Investing Network

Marrakech Express: Bridging the Climate Innovation Gap with Strategic Philanthropic Investments…

Climate Finance / Smarter Money Marrakech Express: Bridging the Climate Innovation Gap with Strategic Philanthropic Investments (Webinar) PRIs can de-risk or help complete investment deals that otherwise might not get done https://medium.com/media/f3988f396ecf6bfc794dd76879b7ebc9/href Rather than bemoan venture capitalists’ lack of interest in early stage innovation to tackle climate change, Sarah Kearney and her PRIME Coalition have set out

Marrakech Express: Bridging the Climate Innovation Gap with Strategic Philanthropic Investments (Webinar)

Rather than bemoan venture capitalists’ lack of interest in early stage innovation to tackle climate change, Sarah Kearney and her PRIME Coalition have set out to show VCs and other investors how it an be done. As the follow-up to last year’s Paris climate accords approaches (in Marrakech Nov. 7-18), PRIME’s model caught the eye of

The Impact Economy: An Open Letter to the 2016 Presidential Candidates

Dear Presidential Candidates, At tonight’s debate, we will hear about the many issues that divide you. We would like to offer for your consideration a new approach that could unite us across party lines, across the country, and indeed, around the world. What if we could create good jobs, educate our kids, fix our electrical grids

Q&A with Amit Bouri: The Opportunity for Impact Investing to Change the Trajectory of Progress

Global leaders, technocrats and development pros were in New York City this week to mobilize cash — and action — for the multi-trillion dollar global development agenda known as the Sustainable Development Goals. [blockquote author=”Amit Bouri, the Global Impact Investing Network” pull=”pullleft”]I thought there was a great risk of impact investing not being seen as part of the solution.[/blockquote]