Financing Circularity

September 15, 2020 by  
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Financing Circularity What new strategies are enabling companies and sectors to finance circularity at scale? The circular economy offers significant value and new growth opportunities. In the plastic value chain alone, research shows that compared with business-as-usual, a circular economy has the potential to reduce the annual volume of plastics entering our oceans by 80 percent, reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent, generate savings of $200 billion per year, and create 700,000 additional jobs by 2040. The circular economy can create value in similar ways across other sectors of the economy. As we look for ways to recover from the economic shock of the pandemic, the circular economy presents a pathway to build back better. Through the capital markets, investors can help build a more resilient economy that addresses global challenges, creates jobs, and benefits society. Speakers Rob Opsomer, Executive Lead, Systemic Initiatives, Ellen MacArthur Foundation Audrey Choi, Chief Marketing Officer & Chief Sustainability Officer, Morgan Stanley Holly Secon Mon, 09/14/2020 – 23:35 Featured Off

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HSBC: Companies focused on climate change ‘outperformed’ as virus spread

April 6, 2020 by  
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Research note suggests businesses with strong ESG credentials are proving more resilient than peers to coronavirus turmoil. But there are regional differences.

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Hurricane season and the conversation we need to have

September 6, 2019 by  
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The fragility of the electric grid is on everyone’s minds — it’s time to make it a more resilient, reliable energy system.

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We need a ‘Marshall Plan’ to rebuild the Caribbean

October 24, 2017 by  
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If we don’t plan on building a more resilient Caribbean, today’s emergencies will become tomorrow’s normal — and the region will spiral downward.

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Why Siemens and a California tribe are building a microgrid

August 28, 2015 by  
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Can microgrids make reservations more resilient? This project looks to be a fitting proving ground for energy independence.

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3 reasons sustainable farming is taking root

August 28, 2015 by  
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The shifting attitudes of Big Food, a wave of new investment and changes to carbon markets are increasing the appeal of sustainable agriculture.

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How Philadelphia is leading in energy innovation

February 27, 2013 by  
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The mayor's sustainability efforts, along with EEB Hub, are creating a more resilient and competitive building stock.

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How crowdfunding lowers the cost of solar energy

February 27, 2013 by  
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Mosaic's Kickstarter-type investment model for solar power has gotten lots of praise but it's even better than it seems.

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Are Green Buildings Also Safer Buildings?

March 2, 2012 by  
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Looking for shelter from a storm? Head to a green building. Greener buildings can be more resilient, according to a new study, which includes tips on how pros can make them even safer.

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13 Governments That Embrace Voluntary Carbon Markets

March 1, 2012 by  
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A new global climate-change regime is years away, but governments around the world are leveraging voluntary tools developed by the private sector to incubate climate-change solutions. A new Ecosystem Marketplace report takes stock of the leaders.

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