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Events: Women in Technology

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Though the number of companies and advancements in technology and clean technologies are increasing rapidly, the same can not be said for the number of women in technology fields.

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WEF16: Promises and Perils of the Hi-Tech Revolution

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At the World Economic Forum in Davos last week, 2,500 business, government and civil society leaders from over 100 countries visualized a future rich with technological advances as they addressed the forum’s theme, “Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution.”

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UK, China Collaborate on Low Carbon Cities

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Four newly funded research projects aim to develop an understanding of current buildings, mobility and energy services to help urban planners lower climate-changing carbon dioxide emissions while keeping residents comfortable and moving efficiently.

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The Evolving Meaning of Sustainability

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Sustainability is a key concept for our times. For impact investors who want to put their capital behind better ways of doing business, it’s an important indicator of investability. But what exactly do we mean when we say “sustainability” or “sustainable”? This blog explores how the meaning of sustainability is changing and what that may mean for social investors.

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The New Energy Landscape: A Roadmap for Impact and Sustainable Investors

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New research has added fuel to the debate about energy use and climate change. It’s more urgent than ever for impact and sustainable investors to put their capital where it will make a difference. In this article, we chart the new landscape of energy investing and provide insights into where to look for the best, most impactful places to place your capital.

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Impact Meets Cleantech at the Crossroads

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For cleantech impact, the outlook is positive. We’re expanding, entering the mainstream and becoming a widely accepted approach to doing business and doing good. The recent Impact G8 in London is one measure of how far impact has come in just a few short years.

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Impact and Cleantech: A Winning Combination

IMPACT MEETS CLEANTECH AT THE CROSSROADS

Impact investing and cleantech seem to be made for one another. The ethical attraction is obvious: impact puts capital behind businesses that generate social and environmental benefit; cleantech comes up with innovative solutions to some of the world’s most pressing problems.

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