Impact investing has been developing and evolving over the last decade as consumers and investors alike demand solutions to the world’s biggest environmental and global health issues.
The big question is, who are the investors that are putting their money into impact investing, and is your firm one of them?
It was bold but wrong for the Tesla and SpaceX CEO to proclaim the end of manned fighter aircraft in front of U.S. Air Force officers. Here’s why …
Japan is grappling with a serious military modernization challenge that has broad operational and strategic implications for the balance of power in the Asia-Pacific theater. The Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) must soon decide how to replace its aging F-2 multirole fighter aircraft and how much it’s willing to pay to develop a replacement.
Could a ban on fracking happen? Would it benefit the nation? Democratic presidential candidates and some incumbent officeholders have recently called for a ban on the hydraulic fracturing of oil and gas wells, which is used to boost recovery from shale formations.
The ever-increasing population and urbanization of communities along with climate change concerns has made sustainable real estate a very important topic for investors over the last decade.
As we launch into a new decade, real estate developers must consider their sustainability or “green” strategy in order to remain relevant, competitive, and perform well economically for the long term.
Pacific Gas & Electric, the largest utility in California, is cutting electricity to hundreds of thousands of customers to stave off the possibility of sparking another Camp Fire. The blackouts are the correct response by PG&E. The potential cost in lives lost and billions of dollars in devastation are too great when weighed against relatively little lost revenue.
One of the challenges with both climate change and pollution is that it’s very gradual in its impact, and any progress is very slow like trying to move a battleship. This is one of the reasons Venture Capital in the biggest industries in the world, energy, water, and food, has been an uphill battle.
I’ve been talking about addressing issues in these areas for over 20 years, but it feels like it’s only been in the last 12 months that people have been responsive and want to do something BIG.