What impact investor Nancy Pfund is thinking about

August 2, 2019 by  
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This article is adapted from the Energy Weekly newsletter, running Thursdays. Subscribe here. Nancy Pfund, founder and managing director of DBL Partners, is a trailblazer in impact investing. Her firm’s philosophy is right in the name: DBL stands for Double Bottom Line, referring to its strategy of combining competitive financial returns with enabling social, environmental and economic benefits.

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Growing change: Can agriculture be good for the climate?

August 2, 2019 by  
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Regenerative farming practices can promote soil fertility. They also have the potential to build economic resilience on farms by buffering the risk from threats such as pests, diseases and climate shocks.

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A global guide to ‘restoration hotspots’ for tropical rainforests

August 2, 2019 by  
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The five countries with the largest potential are Brazil, Indonesia, India, Madagascar and Colombia.

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Google’s latest innovation: direct global clean energy procurement

January 30, 2019 by  
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It’s a first in the history of the tech giant’s 30-plus power projects.

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3 things to know about Malta, the Google-incubated and Bill Gates-backed startup

January 16, 2019 by  
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The energy storage technology company is proving that batteries aren’t just for backup anymore.

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What’s your international strategy for renewables?

December 4, 2018 by  
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Some pretty big multinationals are seeking more opportunities outside U.S. borders.

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Cop out: Can the UN Climate Summit deliver?

December 4, 2018 by  
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A deep dive into the key opportunities and stumbling blocks that are set to shape this week’s U.N. Climate Summit in Poland.

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The road to automated driving systems in commercial vehicles

December 4, 2018 by  
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Technologies such as adaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking and lane keeping assist are improving the business case.

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9 corporate venture funds shaping clean energy innovation

November 8, 2018 by  
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Big utilities and fossil fuels giants are taking a more active interest in innovation.

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How Taylor Farms is sowing the seeds for energy independence

November 5, 2018 by  
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Don’t underestimate the cachet of today’s cogeneration technologies.

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