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Bright Green Island Bornholm In Action

Bright Green Island

Some people believe that words like technology, design and creativity belong to the big cities. That big problems should be solved by big companies in big offices. We (Bornholm) as a small island have decided to prove them wrong: Innovation, solutions and development can take place anywhere at anytime by anyone.

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Equitable Origin: An Eco-label for Fossil Fuels

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Imagine a Fair Trade-style eco-label for fossil fuels. A glance at the logo tells customers buying this fuel—or products made from it—that it’s produced using the highest environmental standards and in a way that helps rather than harms local communities. This is the idea behind Equitable Origin, the first and only independent certification and certification trading system for oil and gas production. It’s now seeking impact investment on the Maximpact deal site.”

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Introducing Maximpact Newsstand

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Have information you want to share? Newsstand is an open platform where you can make your publications available to a wider audience. Simply upload your resources to Newsstand’s virtual reading shelf. Listing is free of charge.

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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

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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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Pyrum Innovations: Transforming Waste into Value

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Thermolysis. You may not have heard of this process yet, but if the team at Pyrum Innovations have their way, you may soon find yourself using the valuable raw materials or the oil, gas and electricity it produces. Pyrum Innovations started with the ambition to find breakthrough solutions to recycling polymer waste, the waste from used tires, bituminous roof insulation, weather stripping, various kinds of packaging and many other common items.

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Slow Money’s 4th National Gathering

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Looking for a new kind of social investing for the 21st century? If so, plan to join Slow Money’s emerging network of thought leaders, investors, donors, farmers, social entrepreneurs and everyday folks for their 4th National Gathering this April in Boulder, CO. Two days of conversations, network building and action planning in a food-loving town. What could be better?

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Maximpact: Bringing the Impact Sector Together

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At Maximpact,we pride ourselves on our inclusive approach to impact investing. An important part of our mission is to strengthen the sector by providing a place where a wide range of impact players can come together and make impact deals. To make this happen more effectively, we’ve adopted a very broad definition of impact investing, creating a “big tent” that invites a diverse range of players under the same roof.

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Spotlight Deal: Wello WaterWheel

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The case of the Wello WaterWheel, now listed on Maximpact’s Intermediary Portal, shows how fast a good idea can catch on, attracting enthusiastic users, collaborators and investors from an early stage.

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