• 3.8 million Africans provided access to electricity in 2017, says President Adesina • Plans for 10,000 MW of solar power systems across the Sahel
• 3.8 million Africans provided access to electricity in 2017, says President Adesina
• Plans for 10,000 MW of solar power systems across the Sahel
San Diego startup led by proven industry leaders is making strides to $10M goal
SAN DIEGO, CA—January 31, 2018—Mission Driven Finance today announced that Lucky Bolt, a local food kitchen and healthy meal delivery company, All Across Africa, a fair trade home goods wholesaler, and Thrive Public Schools are the first beneficiaries of their fund’s inaugural ...
EU bank advances EUR 48m Loans largely backed by the “Juncker Plan”
25/01/2018 - The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing EUR 48m of finance for the construction and operation of three new wind farms in Austria (Kreuzstetten IV, Dürnkrut II and Hipples II) with a total capacity of 39 MW. The facilities ...
Release date: 26 January 2018 - The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing a EUR 70m loan to AVL List GmbH (AVL). Based in Austria, AVL is a world leader in the development of innovative powertrain systems together with the ...
New report reveals impact of Acumen’s 10 years investing in off-grid energy
New York, NY (January 23, 2018) Acumen, the nonprofit global venture fund, today launched its Energy Impact Report, a comprehensive look at the impact of its 10 years of investing in off-grid energy. Since 2007, Acumen has invested $22.1 million in 20 energy companies ...
USAID Administrator Mark Green's Remarks at an Unlocking the Potential of Development-Impact Bonds Event at the World Economic Forum
Thursday, January 25, 2018 -MS. GUSTAFSSON-WRIGHT: My name is Emily Gustafsson-Wright. I am a scholar at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. I've had the pleasure of researching impact bonds for the past four years, and I have been following the Utkrisht Impact ...
New research finds businesses are making money from planting trees and growing sales as rapidly as 10 times per year
WASHINGTON (January 18, 2018) — Many investors don’t know what restoration is or realize the extent of its potential. A new report by World Resources Institute (WRI) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) reveals that businesses around the world are making money by planting trees, unleashing ...
Real Impact Tracker Launches Certified Real Impact Community
NEW HAVEN, CT, January 24, 2018-- Real Impact Tracker today launches its Certified Real Impact Community of fund managers, including Stance Capital, the Stewart Investors Sustainable Funds Group, Terra Alpha Investments, Walden Asset Management, and Zevin Asset Management. Investors now have insight into managers committed ...
Education Portal Equips Investors with Knowledge & Insights to Take the First Step in Actionable Engagement with Advisors about Impact Investing—and Vice Versa
CHICAGO—January 23, 2018 —The demand for impact investing products is growing, but many independent financial advisors do not utilize them for their clients. To bridge this gap, Envestnet (NYSE: ENV) has teamed up with Investopedia to create the new “Impact Investing Hub,” which provides ...
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