It may not have the financial muscle of New York, but Boulder in Colorado is a hub of impact investing. A standout performer is Green Alpha Advisors. We spoke to its Chief Operating Officer about working in favour of a brighter future.
Our financial system needs to become more sustainable and less exploitative, argues Rehana Nathoo, the founder of a consultancy that is tackling some of the issues related to simply accepting the status quo.
A pioneering name in the impact investing field, Laura Callanan, Founding Partner of Upstart Co-Lab, explains why we should be looking through a creativity lens.
Combining progressive politics with start-up culture and digital media, this investment community is using capital as a tool to disrupt politics and shift the structures of power.
The rate of deforestation across the world is a huge concern for our species. Kent Gilges tell us how Conservation Resources is combining private equity and conservation capital to protect our timberland and agricultural space.
Once underestimated and dismissed, Arlan Hamilton started her own venture capital fund with just $25,000 and steely self-belief. Now, she has a book that talks about her journey from being penniless to becoming a force to be reckoned with.
Positive investing means putting your money directly into businesses whose mission and impact you support. Ethex has revolutionised this process, so now everyone can put their money towards a better society.
Suzanne Biegel is leading the way in gender-smart investing. While opening and supporting channels for capital to flow to female-owned business, she is righting wrongs, and busting myths about investing in women.
Twenty years ago, opting to be vegetarian, never mind vegan, firmly put you into a camp of people who were forever destined to eat bland lentils and pasta. Today, of course, there has never been so much choice for people who are choosing to embrace vegetarian or plant-based diets. If you feel like eating a “burger”, made in a lab, not on a farm, that’s now a possibility.